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Title: Governor Pendleton Murrah records
Description: The governor of Texas is the chief executive officer of the state elected by citizens every four years. Pendleton Murrah served as governor of Texas from November 5, 1863, to June 17, 1865. Records of Pendleton Murrah's term as governor of Texas from 1863 to 1865 relate predominantly to Texas and Confederate military affairs during the Civil War. Records are correspondence, including letters, petitions, reports, orders, and letterpress books, dating from January 1863 to May 1865.
Citation information: (Identify the item), Texas Governor Pendleton Murrah records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: Arrangement is chronological within each month; letters having no specific day date have been placed at the end of the month. Undated letters are located at the end of the correspondence, followed by the letterpress books.
Copyright information: Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).