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dc.coverage.temporal1909-1910
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-28T17:40:26Z
dc.date.available2019-02-28T17:40:26Z
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10605/352359
dc.descriptionBorn in 1837 in Sabine County, Texas, Christopher Columbus (C. C.) established frontier ranch in Palo Pinto County, Texas, in 1857 with his father George Webb Slaughter, and his brothers. During the Civil War, C. C. served in the frontier militia and in the Texas Rangers. Afterwards, he drove cattle over Chisholm Trail and later moved operations to West Texas where, by 1905, he owned 40,000 cattle and controlled over one million acres.
dc.descriptionC. C. Slaughter and Company, a cattle breeding venture, was established in 1873. Around 1877, C. C.'s ranch, the Long S, was one of the largest ranches in West Texas. His large holdings helped earn C. C. the title, "Cattle King of Texas."
dc.descriptionC. C. married twice, first to Cynthia Anna Jowell in 1861, with home he had five children, and then to Carrie Averill in 1877, with whome he had four children. Before his death in 1919, he had founded the American National Bank of Dallas (1884), and cofounded the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (1877), the Texas Baptist Education Commission (1897) and the Baylor Hospital of Dalla, Texas (1904).
dc.descriptionThe collection contains some correspondence, financial records, minutes, legal documents from 1909-1916 detailing some activities of the Slaughter Land and Cattle Company.
dc.descriptionWallet 1, Folder 4
dc.format.extent59 pdf pages.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. Permission to publish these digital files in any form must be obtained from the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, 806-742-9070 or email reference.swco@ttu.edu.
dc.subjectHandley, W. B.en_US
dc.subjectSlaughter, C. C. (Christopher Columbus), 1837-1919en_US
dc.subjectSlaughter, George Morganen_US
dc.subjectC. C. Slaughter Cattle Companyen_US
dc.subjectSlaughter Land and Cattle Companyen_US
dc.subjectPalo Pinto County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectRoswell (N.M.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectSlaughter Ranch (Tex.)en_US
dc.subjectSlaughter Ranch (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectAgriculture--Texas--Historyen_US
dc.subjectCattle breeders--Texas--Historyen_US
dc.subjectCattle trade--Texas--Historyen_US
dc.subjectLivestock--Breedingen_US
dc.subjectOil well drilling--Texas, Westen_US
dc.subjectPetroleum industry and trade--Texasen_US
dc.subjectPetroleum industry and trade--New Mexicoen_US
dc.subjectRanches--New Mexicoen_US
dc.subjectRanchers--Texasen_US
dc.subjectRanches--Texasen_US
dc.titleFolder 4, Printed Material, 1909-1910.en_US
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