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Object ID i.2.4-7
Object Name Letter
Date 1890/08/31
Description Letter written to E. B. Gaston from E. A. Davidson, a music teacher in San Angelo, Texas, continuing his correspondence with Gaston touting the benefits of locating the porposed colony in Texas instead of Louisiana. Davidson, concerned about mosquitos and swamps, says "I would sooner live on corn bread and milk with fish and pecans and enjoy the robust health vouchsafed by this climate than to roll in wealth and have my system full of malaria."
People Davidson, E. A.
Gaston, Ernest Berry (1861-1937)
Search Terms Proposed Colony in Louisiana
National Cooperative Company
Texas, advantages of