Collectie 805 - Cavitt Family Papers

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US TxAM-C 805




Cavitt Family Papers


  • circa 1870s-post 1900s (Vervaardig)


3 boxes

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Josephus Franklin Cavitt (1867-1952) was a member of the prominent Cavitt family. He was the grandson of Andrew Cavitt (1796-1836) and Ann Cavitt (1801-1882), who left Alabama and settled in Robertson County, TX, and were friends of Davy Crockett and Sam Houston.

Josephus F. Cavitt was also the cousin of William Richard Cavitt (1849-1924), who served as a member of the Board of Regents (1883-1896) of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.

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The collection consists of personal correspondence and documents of J. F. Cavitt and other documents of significant importance. Included is the correspondence of and articles about Ann Cavitt Armstrong, that sheds a light on the early settlement period of Texas. Financial documents also shed a light on the early history of Texas, including court documents and receipts of slave purchases.


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  • Engels

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