Nesbitt Memorial Library

Matthews Family Papers (Ms. 60)

Matthews Family Papers Donated by Leslie Matthews Carey

Box 1
01. Matthew Family History
02. Land division of H. Matthew plantation
03. Misc. notes possible reference family history
04. Hand drawn floor plan of house found with Haynie Matthew papers
05. Receipts- Matthews Family
06. Postcards to Mary McClanahan and prescription(1952)
07. C.H. Matthews will (1963)
08. Field notes and other documents re. Matthew property
09. Field notes of North Tract of Haynie Matthews land
10. Income tax return Mrs. Haynie Matthews, deceased, Miss Marie Jones, Executor (1937)
11. Will of John Mathews (1917)
12. Bill- The Eagle Lake Insurance agency to H. Matthews and Vogelsang (1912)
13. Gulf, Colorado and Santé Fe Railroad Co form 18 regular H. Matthews (1912)
14. Agreement with Lakeside Irrigation Co John Matthews (1910)
15. Document Appointing John Matthews attorney for Fannie Noblett(1912)
16. Copy of receipt to Colorado County Citizen (1903) M.H. Matthews
17. John Matthews et al partnership agreement(1900)
18. Legal Document of Formation of partnership John Matthews and Co (1900)
19. State and County Tax Receipts Matthews Family (1900)
20. Field notes for John Matthews Feb.1900
21. Articles of agreement –John Matthews (1899)
22. Matagorda County records for Matthews brothers (1899)
23. Field notes of Tract #6 Sallie Hardy –Daughter and field of Nathaniel Mathews(1899)
24. Field notes Haynie Matthews and M.E. Anderson (1899)
25. Field notes for Nathaniel Mathews(1899)
26. Field notes 965 Acres in Colorado County Matthews (1898)
27. Certificate of redemption July,1888- W Coit
28. Handwritten deed of Luke Matthews (1887)
29. General Land Office receipt for John and Haynie Matthews (1886)
30. Handwritten deed of John Matthews (1861)
31. Lease contract H. Matthews and S. Silvar (1909)
32. a. Piedmont red cedar chest (1912) 5-pieces
     b. Sears Ro Buck and Co (1911) 4 pieces
     c. Dissen and Schneider fruit and produce (1911) 3 pieces
     d. Howard Hide and Leather Co (1911) 2 pieces
     e. Arthur Lesser (1912) 3 pieces
     f. Farm and Ranch (1911) 3 pieces
     g. Farnum Publishing Co (1912) 2 pieces
      h. Ozier Sterns Prolific cotton booklet 1 piece
33. a. H. Rempner cotton and Ban King (1912) 3 pieces
     b. The Doo Little Simpson Co 1 piece
     c. Holt Kamp and Bader Hardware, Stoves, Tin Graniteware (1893) 4 pieces
     d. Leon Godchaux Clothing Manufacturer (1889) 4 pieces
     e. W.E. Garrett and Sons (1866) 1 piece
     f. The Furrow (1913) Catalog 1 piece
     g. Simmons Hardware Co (1913) 3 pieces
34. a. International Tailoring Co (1912) 1 piece
     b. Holtkamp and Bader Hardware, Stoves, Tin Graniteware (1893) 4 pieces
     c. Kock Brackets- The Red Field Co 1 piece
     d. The Hascall Wise Co. White lead Mixed Paints 1 piece
     e. Prof roots Electric Damino Supporters (1889)4 pieces
     f. I and S Bing Clothing 1 piece
     g. California Fig Syrup Co (1889) 1 piece (4 languages)
35. a. Barnes Suction cleaner (1913) 4 piece
     b. L.M. Rumsey Mfg. Co (1922) 2 pieces
     c. Piedmont Red Cedar Chest Co (1912) 6 pieces
     d. Ladies note book and calendar (1912)1 piece
     e. Pierces Memorandum and Acct Book (1912) 1 piece
     f. The people’s common sense medical advisor 1 piece
     g. Business card- J.D. Mitchell 1 piece
     h. The Acme of Parlor Game 1 piece
36. Fire Insurance Policy Haynie Matthews (1882)

Box 2
01. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1884
02. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1883
03. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1882
04. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1881
05. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1879
06. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1878
07. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1877
08. Misc. papers/letters- Haynie Matthews papers
09. Misc. letters/receipts Found with Haynie Matthews papers
10. Empty Envelopes Found with Haynie Matthews paper
11. Empty Envelopes Found with Haynie Matthews paper
12. Receipts-Cotton Found on Ring with Haynie Matthews papers (1896)
13. (#4) Receipts-Cotton Found on Ring with Haynie Matthews papers (1896)
14. (#3) Receipts-Cotton Found on Ring with Haynie Matthews papers (1896)
15. (#2) Receipts-Cotton Found on Ring with Haynie Matthews papers (1896)
16. (#1) Receipts-Cotton Found on Ring with Haynie Matthews papers (1896)
17. Receipts Matthews Cotton Gin (1912)
18. Receipts Found with Cotton Bills of loading (1894-1895)
19. Other receipts found with Cotton Bills of loading (1893) Haynie Matthews
20. Other receipts found with Cotton Bills of loading (1892-1893)
21. Bills of loading Cotton (1895-1896) Haynie Matthews
22. (Folder Missing)
23. Bills of loading Cotton (1894-1893) Haynie Matthews

Box 3
01. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1913
02. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1912 Re Lumber and Carpet
03. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1909-1912
04. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1912
05. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1911
06. Letters from Haynie Matthews to Fannie, 1911
07. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1910
08. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1910
09. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1909
10. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1908
11. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1906
12. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1905
13. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1900
14. Letters to Haynie Matthews (No Date)
15. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1895
16. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1893
17. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1892(Includes Brochure on Wooten TX)
18. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1892
19. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1891
20. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1889
21. Letters to Haynie Matthews, 1887
22. Letters to Mr. Haynie Matthews, 1885-1886
23. Letter regarding insurance to Mr. Haynie Matthews, undated
24. (No Folder)
25. Misc. letters found with Haynie Matthews papers (16) 1893+

Box 4
1. Post card to L.A. Hardy, 1912
2. Letters to Mrs. Haynie (Lizzie) Matthews, 1911, 1912
3. Letter addressed to Mrs. Haynie Matthews (several enclosures) 1910
4. Letter to Mrs. Haynie (Lizzie) Matthews from G.F. Connally, Nov 1906
5. Letter Mrs. Sallie Connally, 1905
6. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1902
7. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1900
8. Letters to Mrs. W.T. Jones, Feb 1898-July 1898
9. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1898
10. Letters to Lizzie Connally, 1895, 1896, 1897
11. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1894
12. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1891-1892
13. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1889
14. Letter to Lizzie Connally from R. Baxter Guggle, Jan. 1888
15. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1887
16. Letter to Sallie Connally regarding sewing machine payments, 1887
17. Correspondence to Lizzie Connally, 1886
18. Letters to Mrs. Lizzie Connally, 1884-1885
19. Letter to Dr. Jones—Nottaway, VA; notes, etc., 1885
20. Letter to Miss Mamie Hatchett from Lizzie Connally, Oct. 1884
21. Letter to Lizzie Connally, 1883
22. Love papers—marriage proposal Haynie Matthews (3), 1882
23. Letters to Lizzie Connally, 1882
24. Correspondence to Sallie Connally 1882 (found with Lizzie Connally correspondence)
25. Letters to Lizzie Connally, no dates
26. Miscellaneous letters found in correspondence of Lizzie Connally, 1862
27. Miscellaneous correspondence found with Lizzie Connally papers, 1882+
28. Correspondence found with letters to Lizzie Connally
29. Bill of sale from J. Garland—Blackwell, VA to Mr. R.J. Connally, 1883 (Poem on back)
30. Brochures found with Lizzie Connally correspondence 1879, 1901 (2), 1 devotional page
31. Letters found with correspondence of Lizzie Connally, 1860 and 1862 (8)
32. Handwritten addresses and receipt found with Lizzie Connally correspondence
33. Writing guides for writing straight on unlined paper found with Lizzie Connally correspondence
34. Empty envelopes and stamps found with correspondence to Lizzie Connally

Box 5
1. Correspondence from Joske Bros. to H. Matthews and Vogelsang, Mar. 1907
2. Miscellaneous Receipts—Haynie Matthews papers
3. 5 tags—Haynie Matthews papers
4. Wells, Fargo & Co. Express (3), 1893
5. Cotton Bill of lading (4) from Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railroad Co., 1912
6. Cotton receipts, etc., 1911
7. Matthews Gin receipts, Sep. 1912
8. Cotton receipts, etc., 1912
9. List of cotton paid for and ginned, 1910
10. Crop surveys on Matthews property, 1910
11. Daily cotton reports, 1912; Cotton factor, 1902; found with Haynie Matthews papers
12. Cotton receipts, etc. (11), 1908+
13. Secretary of Agriculture Report, 1901
14. Brochure about Excelsior Prolific Cotton, 1905
15. Book for expenditures, 1929
16. Bank ledger sheet for H. Matthews and Vogelsang General Merchants and Planters, 190?
17. Record books (2), 1889
18. H. Matthews Dry Goods and Grocery Book (list of hands working in cane) worker’s time book, 1899
19. Record books plus inserts, 1883
20. Receipts found with Haynie Matthews papers (7), 1881+
21. Ladies’s notebook and calendar (includes notes written in it), 1881
22. Pierce’s Memorandum Account Books (2), 1877
23. Record books (2), 1896
24. Record books (2), 1901
25. Small ledgers (possibly cotton records) (2), undated
26. Business Dairying, 1909

Box 6
1. Bank Deposit slips (8), 1911-12
2. Bank Statement, July 1913
3. Bank Statement, June 1913
4. Bank Statement, June 1913
5. Bank Statement, May 1913
6. Bank Statement, April 1913
7. Bank Statement, Oct., Nov., Dec. 1911
8. Bank Statement, Jul., Aug., Sep. 1911
9. Bank Statement, Apr., May, Jun. 1911
10. Bank Statement, Jan., Feb., Mar. 1911
11. Bank Statement, Feb. 1911
12. Bank Statement, Nov., Dec. 1910
13. Bank Statement, Aug., Oct. 1910
14. Bank Statement, Jul. 1910
15. Bank Statement, May, Jun., Jul. 1910
16. Bank Statement, Mar. 1910
17. Bank Statement, Jan., Feb., Mar. 1910
18. Bank Statement, Nov., Dec. 1909

Box 7
1. Letter found with H. Matthews papers, 1896
2. Letter to Miss Marie Jones, 1938
3. Letter to Miss Marie Jones, 1923
4. Letters to Mary E. Jones, Feb. 1939 and Apr. 1939
5. Valentine card
6. Handwritten receipt to C.H. Matthews, 1925
7. Receipt for registered mail, Mrs. Haynie Matthews, Mar. 1936
8. Tax exemption and application—cotton, Mrs. Haynie Matthews, July 1934
9. Cotton sale certificates--S.W. Dayvault & Co., Mrs. H. Matthews, prop., 1935
10. Rice Adjustment Program, Mrs. H. Matthews, 1935
11. C.H. Matthews letter to Cooperator as member of State Protective Committee, Oct. 1935
12. Application Cotton Price Adjustment, Mrs. H. Matthews, Apr. 1935
13. Extension Service correspondence to Mrs. H. Matthews, Nov. 1935
14. Receipt Cotton Price Adjustment to Mrs. H. Matthews, Jun. 1936
15. Agriculture Conservation Program, Mrs. H. Matthews, prop. 1937
16. Schedule of Rice Acreage, Mrs. H. Matthews, 1937
17. Agriculture Adjustment Administration, Sallie F. and Mary E. Jones, prop. 1938
18. Agricultural Conservation Program, Sallie F. and Mary E. Jones, Jun. 1938
19. Notice Farm Acreage allotment to Sallie F. and Mary E. Jones, Aug. 1938
20. Miscellaneous notes, etc.
21. Postcard—Able Furniture Co.
22. Chicago Portrait Co. Receipts, 1911
23. Business cards (3) found with H. Matthews papers
24. Miscellaneous Brochures, etc. found with H. Matthews papers
     a. Invitation to Basket Party 1827
     b. Fertilizer formula
     c. The Langley Grocer Co.
     d. Prescription postcard with Cotton Picker
     e. Xerox copy of opening shoot, Weimar, TX 1893
     f. Cotton Factor & Merchandise Broker Wm. Christian (3), 1902
25. Brochure: James Brown & Son, Guns, Rifles, Revolvers found with H. Matthews papers
26. Advertisements received by H. Matthews
     a. The E.T. Burrowes Co. (4), 1813
     b. American Radiator Co. (3), 1913
     c. King Mantel Co. (5), 1912
     d. King Mantel Co. (3), 1912
27. Advertisements received by H. Matthews
    a. Illinois Sewing Machine Co. (2), 1901
    b. I & S Bing Clothing, 1902
    c. Singer Brothers Cloak Co (2), 1912
    d. Athens Pottery Co. (3), undated
     e. The Frank Stephens Co. (3), undated
     f. Tennison Bros. (4), 1913
     g. Tennison Bros. Receipt for purchase (2), 1913
28. Advertisements sent to H. Matthews
     a. Celebrated Houma Oysters (3), 1913
     b. Southern Cotton Association (13), 1909
     c. McKinney Seed & Grain Co., 1902
     d. S.C. O. Company Fertilizers, 1914
     e. Vaghan Monning Shoes (3), undated
      f. Wakefield’s Family Medicine book with notes, undated
29. Miscellaneous brochures
30. Miscellaneous envelopes

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