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TELL, TX (HALL COUNTY)
TELL, TEXAS (Hall County). Tell was a post office established on November 19, 1896, in the home of Will Rothwell in extreme southeastern Hall County, with Rothwell's wife Clemmie as postmistress. Mail was delivered on the Childress-Matador Ranch route, and many cowboys and freighters received their mail there. Mrs. Rothwell also taught school for a time. After the town of Tell was established in Childress County, the post office in Hall County was discontinued, on December 30, 1900, and mail was sent to Childress.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Inez Baker, Yesterday in Hall County (Memphis, Texas, 1940). Arthur Hecht, comp., Postal History in the Texas Panhandle (Canyon, Texas: Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, 1960).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, H. Allen Anderson, "Tell, TX (Hall County)," accessed April 30, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvt14.
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