Folder 11, Letters Sent, 1905 - 1908.



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George Morgan Slaughter was the eldest son of C. C. Slaughter and C. C.'s first wife, Cynthia Ann Jowell. Born in Palo Pinto, Texas, on November 2, 1862, George received formal training in Texas schools and at the Virginia Military Institute. Later he served in the Spanish-American War. He married Alice Louise Donohoo (Allie D.) and together they had three children. Managing ranches for his father in West Texas and New Mexico, George became a prominent cattle breeder and was elected president of the Panhandle Cattle Raisers Association in 1910. He moved to Roswell, New Mexico, in 1900 and served as president of the American National Bank. On July 15, 1915, George passed away and was buried in Roswell.
The Handbook of Texas has published a more in-depth online biography of George Morgan Slaughter at
The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, biographical information, genealogical data, poetry, and essays. The majority of the correspondence is between George Morgan and his father, Colonel C. C. Slaughter.
Box 1, Folder 11


Handley, W. B., Slaughter, C. C. (Christopher Columbus), 1837-1919, Slaughter, George Morgan, C. C. Slaughter Cattle Company, Castro County (Tex.)--History, Cochran County (Tex.)--History, Grayson County (Tex.)--History, Hockley County (Tex.)--History, Howard County (Tex.)--History, Lamb County (Tex.)--History, Levelland (Tex.)--History, Palo Pinto County (Tex.)--History, Roswell (N.M.)--History, Slaughter Ranch (Tex.), Agriculture--Texas--History, Cattle breeders--Texas--History, Cattle trade--Texas--History, Livestock--Breeding, Oil well drilling--Texas, West, Petroleum industry and trade, Ranches, Ranchers--Texas


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