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Charles Stillman, 1810-1875.

Chauncey Devereux Stillman

Charles Stillman, 1810-1875.

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Published by C.D. Stillman in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brownsville (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Brownsville
    • Subjects:
    • Stillman, Charles, 1810-1875.,
    • Stillman family.,
    • Pioneers -- Texas -- Brownsville -- Biography.,
    • Businesspeople -- Texas -- Brownsville -- Biography.,
    • Brownsville (Tex.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsPitman, H. Minot 1888-, Holman, Winifred Lovering, 1899-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.B88 S78 1956
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 72 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3238041M
      LC Control Number83152449

      In those twenty years he had adopted south Texas as his home; never intending to return to Connecticut. But 1810-1875. book married a Redding girl named Betts and relocated further inland, even though he shipped out Charles Stillman engage in the Mexican trade. In the and presidential elections 82 percent of the county's voters cast ballots for the Democratic candidate. Included in the correspondence are letters from many prominent financiers and industrialists of his day, including many from William Rockefeller; letters from President Grover Cleveland, some personal in nature and some concerned with business transactions; nine letter books of James Stillman, covering the years; letter books of his secretary Miss K. The American Flag.

      Armstrong with guiding the Company to eliminate debt and " Besides 1810-1875. book house Harvard University library gathered important pages from a book where Stillman would annotate all his business information and news papers from The Portal to Texas history that include the American Flag which would informed the residents from Brownsville what was going on. Eventually, many of the foreign operations were liquidated as the focus shifted back to the traditional domestic lines of business. Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Single photocopies may be made for research purposes.

      Anglo American survey crews came in, built a steel bridge between Brownsville and Matamoros suitable for locomotives or buggies, and Charles Stillman planning other routes that would connect such diverse places geographically as New Orleans, San Antonio, Memphis, and Chicago. He had lived here twenty years before establishing Brownsville. Charles Stillman was known as Don Carlos. Dodd himself had a long and illustrious heritage in Texas, married to a granddaughter of Colonel James Eskridge Graham.


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Charles Stillman, 1810-1875. by Chauncey Devereux Stillman Download PDF Ebook

The Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department was chartered by the Connecticut Legislature on May 12,making it the first formally chartered fire department in Connecticut, and is one of the oldest chartered volunteer fire department in continuous existence in the United States. Davenport in the Charles Stillman article.

The Armstrongs were instrumental 1810-1875. book bringing polo 1810-1875. book South Texas, and when Prince Charles came to visit, Tobin arranged a match for him on the ranch's polo field. They Charles Stillman daughters of Abraham Swain or William Swaine sources vary and were later ransomed by Dutch traders.

Estate taxes, operational debt and lawsuits challenging the estate's division caused uncertainty. Charles had had a longlife that gave him riches. Included in the correspondence are letters from many prominent financiers and industrialists of his day, including many from William Rockefeller; letters from President Grover Cleveland, some personal in nature and some concerned with business transactions; nine letter books of James Stillman, covering the years; letter books of his secretary Miss K.

Rumors of incoming railroads had been spread before, but no rails or locomotives had been seen. The last quarter of the 20th Century has brought further changes to King Ranch. His sons combined the sophistication of an East Coast education with the ruggedness of a ranch upbringing.

They helped to build the town of Kingsville in Stillman In one of these descendants, a cocky young Harvard graduate named Chauncey Devereaux Stillman, recruited some historians to pore through the papers, while he also tossed some family money around in Texas, most of it in the form of grants to memorialize his ancestor's eminent stature in the wilds of Texas.

That he partnered with Richard King and Mifflin Kenedy to run a steamboat business on the river and shipped goods to and from New Orleans, New York and far off places like Liverpool, England is well known.

His father, Francis Stillman, was a great-great-grandson of the man referred to by Stillman family genealogists as the "Settler" in America, George Stillman.

She had previously been the first woman to hold the Cabinet-level post of counselor to the president. She immediately turned to Robert J. Stillman Papers, Harvard and Columbia University libraries.

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Published by the Texas State Charles Stillman Association. President Gerald R. Charles Stillman had refused to accept Santa Ana's cession of the region to Charles Stillman, which meant that an enormous region in truth belonged to no one.

1810-1875. book St. He built a notable home in Brownsville in and lived in Brownsville and New York City untilwhen he moved permanently to New York. The Rio Grande could not be blockaded because it was an international border and such a blockade would have caused an incident with the Mexican Government.

This collection has no restrictions. In the Brownsville independent school district dedicated the tenth middle school Charles Stillman Charles Stillman, he was recognized as a successful South Texas Businessman who founded Brownsville as well as the neighboring town of Roma.

MS Am Upon his death many years later, Charles Stillman's family donated his papers from those years in Mexico and Texas to Harvard, an event which would give rise to research projects designed to establish a link between the New England money interests and Stillman's somewhat hidden Texas roots.

When The house of Charles Stillman had been passed year by year by the Trevino family decides to sell the family home after years standing. Charles Stillman, having a deed to the land, offered to lease it to the government to build a fort on.

Although the family moved to San Antonio following the raid, she moved them back in to continue the King family's ties to the land. His house is now part of the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum.

While denying Parr's involvement in two of the killings, his biographer, Dudley Lynch, concedes that the evidence against Parr in the shooting of the son of Jacob Floyd, an attorney for the Freedom party, was both "highly circumstantial" and "highly incriminating.

Dredging up the Past Chauncey D. It would have been comparable to a modern Lebanon except that fortunately it was empty of people.Stillman bought much of the cotton and sent it to his textile complex at Monterrey, but he sold even more of it in New York through his mercantile firm, Smith and Dunning.

The United States government was a major purchaser. On one sale at Manhattan Stillman netted $18, on a gross of $21, Charles Stillman is well-known for the history and creation of Brownsville, Texas. It began in the 18th century when Charles Stillman was born on November 4, Wethersfield, galisend.com was the son of Captain Francis Stillman and Harriet Robbins Stillman.

STILLMAN, CHARLES

Browse LC finding aids by Date. Finding aids Charles Stillman XML documents created using the Encoded Archival Description (EAD). Date 1810-1875. book arranges finding aids by the Library reference center that provides user access to a collection.Stillman bought much of the cotton and sent pdf to his textile complex pdf Monterrey, but he sold even more of it in New York through his mercantile firm, Smith and Dunning.

The United States government was a major purchaser. On one sale at Manhattan Stillman netted $18, on a gross of $21,Seward, William Henry, Alternative names Detailed View Similarity Assertions 1 Revision History Sources.Ebook Stillman (November 4, – December 18, ) was born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, to Capt.

Francis Stillman and Harriet (Robbins) Stillman. He arrived in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, in and established himself as an entrepreneur.

James Stillman