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Letter Declaring Danevang to be the Danish Capital of the State of Texas

Letter Declaring Danevang to be the Danish Capital of the State of Texas

Date: June 22, 1990
Creator: unknown
Description: Correspondence sent to Mrs. Elsie Christiansen from D. R. "Tom" Uher, a member of the House of Representatives in the state of Texas. The document gives Mrs. Christiansen notice that House Concurrent Resolution 21 passed by both houses of the state congress, which made Danevang the Danish capital of Texas. Accompanying information indicates that Homer Smith worked with Mr. Uher on the process.
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Marriage License of Carl Harton & Anna Krenek

Marriage License of Carl Harton & Anna Krenek

Date: November 3, 1933
Creator: Kral, F. L.
Description: Marriage license provided to Carl Harton and Louise Krenek, presided by F. L. Kral, the county clerk of Wharton County. There is a black and white illustration at the very top of the document of a bell composed entirely of small flowers, with a leafy vine emerging from the back of the bell and encircling it in an arc. This bell is inside a circular motif with decorative geometric elements around the edge, and is flanked on both sides by bold, Old English text that declares the document as a Marriage License. When closed, the information provided in the opened document is condensed into the uppermost quarter of the document's back.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Mrs. C. C. Jensen's Insurance Policy]

[Mrs. C. C. Jensen's Insurance Policy]

Date: 1931
Creator: unknown
Description: Insurance policy document belonging to Mrs. C. C. Jensen of Danevang, Texas. According to the content in the document, she applied for membership with the Danish Mutual Insurance Association for protection against any fire or lightening damage that could affect her home and furnishings. Signatures from the president and secretary of the organization can be seen at the bottom, by P. J. Petersen and Peter Harton, respectively. When folded, the back of the document acts as a pamphlet that lists the various bylaws and article of the insurance organization.
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Notice of Classification

Notice of Classification

Date: February 20, 1943
Creator: U.S. Government Printing Office
Description: Notice of classification postcard sent out by the Local Board in Wharton, Texas, to Ejner Larsen Wind in Danevang. The front side lists the registrant name and Ejner's classification, as well as a stamp of approval and a signature by John Norris. It ends with fine print concerning the right to appeal. On the back, there is postage information.
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Notice of Classification

Notice of Classification

Date: August 8, 1942
Creator: United States. Government Printing Office.
Description: Notice of classification document sent out by the Local Board in Wharton, Texas, to Ejner Larsen Wind in Danevang. The front side lists the registrant name as well as a stamp of approval and a signature by a member of the Local Board (name is partially visible but a hard crease halfway down the middle of the postcard has rendered it difficult to read). It ends with fine print concerning the right to appeal. On the back, there is postage information.
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Power of Attoney from Lykke Heirs to Peter Harton

Power of Attoney from Lykke Heirs to Peter Harton

Date: July 27, 1931
Creator: unknown
Description: Power of attorney document, also known as a letter of attorney, between the Lykke heirs and Peter Harton. The first page lists the individuals present during the document's creation. The second page describes the transaction between the Lykkes and Peter Harton, who is receiving a sizable amount of property, as well as the right to manage and control the property in any way he sees fit.
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Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 35

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 35

Date: 1889
Creator: unknown
Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
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Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 164

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 164

Date: 1887-10/1888-07
Creator: unknown
Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County in Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick paid a total of $2.62 in state and county taxes for this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
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Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 273

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 273

Date: 1888
Creator: unknown
Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.63 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, Jno. D. McCall, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
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Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 1040

Quarterly Occupation Tax Receipt Number 1040

Date: 1886
Creator: unknown
Description: Quarterly occupation tax receipt given to P. B. Bundick of Matagorda County, Texas for his occupation of Ferryman. Mr. Bundick appears have paid a total of $2.62 on this particular quarter. The transaction was confirmed by the comptroller of public accounts, whose signature can be seen on the bottom right corner.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society