Gregory Townsend Bedell Moore Papers
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Brief Description:

SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF GREGORY BEDELL MOORE, compiled by Mrs. Bedell Moore [his daughter -in-law?] consists of a photocopy of two volumes of handwritten narrative with copies of photographs, clippings, and church programs interspersed. The volumes contain information about Moore's family, businesses, and activities in the Episcopal Church and philanthropic organizations.

The volume HENRY J. LUTCHER AND G. BEDELL MOORE'S TRIP TO TEXAS 1877 contains details of their journey from Williamsport, Pennsylvania westward. The diary, written by Moore (he refers to "Mr. Lutcher" on p. 22) describes railroad travel, cities visited, hotels and other accommodations, food, backwoods people, timber stands, rivers, and machinery for sawmills. Cities they toured in Texas included Houston, Galveston, Orange, Beaumont, and San Antonio.

Held at:
East Texas Research Center
1936 North Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone: 936-468-4636
Email: asketrc [at]
Record Series Number: A/129
Volume: 3.0 Volumes
Subject Index
Family records
Moore, G. Townsend Bedell (Gregory Townsend Bedell), 1840-1908 -- Diaries