William Pitt Ballinger diary
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This collection consists of a diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, legal cases, travels on legal business, and personal and family affairs.
- Ballinger, William Pitt (Person)
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Attorney of Houston, Texas. One of two Texas commissioners sent to negotiate a cessation of hostilities between U.S. troops and the state of Texas in May 1865.
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Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.
Gift of Kenneth J. Mullenix, Jr., 1976?
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- Canby, Edward Richard Sprigg
- Daily Life and Family
- Government, Law and Politics
- Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Travel and Tourism
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
- War and Military
- Guide to the William Pitt Ballinger diary
- May 2009
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