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dc.descriptionDaughter-in-law of C. C. Slaughter, Alice Louise Donohoo (Allie D.) was the wife of George Morgan Slaughter, with whom she had three children.
dc.descriptionBorn in 1837 in Sabine County, Texas, Christopher Columbus (C. C.) established a 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 the Chisholm Trail and later moved operations to West Texas where, by 1905, he owned 40,000 cattle and controlled over one million acres. 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 Dallas, Texas (1904).
dc.descriptionThe collection concerns Slaughter estate matters, including Allie's children's inheritance, correspondence from her grandsons, and her correspondence after the death of George M. Slaughter. Also includes scrapbook material, news clippings, and memorabilia.
dc.descriptionBox 1, Folder 6
dc.format.extent2 pdf pages
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
dc.subjectSlaughter, Allie D. (Alice Donohoo)en_US
dc.subjectSlaughter, George Morganen_US
dc.subjectC. C. Slaughter Cattle Companyen_US
dc.subjectCochran County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectGrayson County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectHockley County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectHoward County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectLamb County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectLevelland (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectCastro County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectRoswell (N.M.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectPalo Pinto County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectSlaughter Ranch (Tex.)en_US
dc.subjectSlaughter Ranch (Tex.)--Employeesen_US
dc.subjectSlaughter Ranch (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectCattle breeders--Texas--Historyen_US
dc.subjectCattle trade--Texas--Historyen_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.subjectWomen ranchers--Texasen_US
dc.titleFolder 6, Legal Documents, 1920.en_US

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