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Last will and testament of Mrs. Elizabeth Baldwin Rice, 1896 carbon copy with handwritten annotations
(Rice University, 1896)
Elizabeth Baldwin Rice was the second wife of William Marsh Rice, founder of the Rice Institute (now Rice University). Mrs. Rice's health began to fail in the early months of 1896. The Rices moved to Houston in April 1896, hoping the warm weather would improve Elizabeth's condition. On June 1, 1896 Mrs. Rice drew up a new will without her husband's ...