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 County: Washington County, TX
 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Star of the Republic Museum Objects
[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Date: April 5, 1852
Creator: unknown
Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] ...
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Letter from James [Metcalfe?] to his mother, April 20, 1854]

[Letter from James [Metcalfe?] to his mother, April 20, 1854]

Date: April 20, 1854
Creator: Metcalfe, James
Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter from James [Metcalfe?] to his mother; addressed to John W. Metcalfe on outside of letter
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Letter to John from his Uncle V. Metcalfe, September 30, 1858]

[Letter to John from his Uncle V. Metcalfe, September 30, 1858]

Date: September 30, 1858
Creator: Metcalfe, V.
Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to John [?] from his uncle V. Metcalfe emphasizing the importance of his education and chastising him for carelessness in a previous letter
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Petition by Alexander Simon to the District Court for naturalization, 1855]

[Petition by Alexander Simon to the District Court for naturalization, 1855]

Date: October 2, 1855
Creator: unknown
Description: Papers of Alexander Simon. Petition by Simon to the District Court for naturalization.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Receipt from O.G. Ross to Jesse Grimes, 1853]

[Receipt from O.G. Ross to Jesse Grimes, 1853]

Date: March 15, 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Receipt from O.G. Ross to Jesse Grimes.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Stock in Washington County Railroad]

[Stock in Washington County Railroad]

Date: September 1, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Stock in Washington County Railroad purchased by Y.S. Veazey. Lois Jean Cooper Mayer Collection, Supplement 2
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Washington Lodge No. 18 Record Book]

[Washington Lodge No. 18 Record Book]

Date: c. 1854-06-22
Creator: unknown
Description: Record book for Washington Lodge No. 18 from circa 1854.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum