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George (Sadie and Hampton) papers
Coll #: MS-00434
Date: 1874-1944 (bulk 1900-1920)
Extent: 5 boxes (1.61 cubic feet, 1.46 linear feet)
The Sadie and Hampton George Papers (1874-1944) consist primarily of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of Sadie Kiel George and her husband, Hampton George, regarding proposed land and mineral rights sales. The collection also includes some personal correspondence, and two of the most significant letters in the collection deal with the deaths of brothers William and Edward Kiel, Sadie's uncles, who were found dead at the Kiel Ranch in October 1900. Also included in the collection are receipts, cancelled checks, tax notices, mining claims, and land deeds.
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