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  Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
 Serial/Series Title: Washington County legal documents
Executor's Sale

Executor's Sale

Date: May 31, 1842
Creator: unknown
Description: Notice of estate sale of Thomas Gay, deceased, for two tracts of land in Montgomery County, Texas on the west bank of the Trinity River. The notice was written in Washington County.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Legal Statement by Shubael Marsh]

[Legal Statement by Shubael Marsh]

Date: May 18, 1837
Creator: unknown
Description: Sworn statement of Shubael Marsh, signed by James Pope Cole, Chief Justice.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[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
[Marriage License]

[Marriage License]

Date: August 2, 1837
Creator: unknown
Description: Marriage license for Erich Cox and Sarah Scott who married in Washington County, Republic of Texas.;
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum