The Texas Almanac for 1872, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

The Texas Almanac for 1872, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Date: 1872~
Creator: unknown
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Locking Latch.

Locking Latch.

Date: July 12, 1881
Creator: Rand, Anders
Description: Patent for a new and improved latch. This design consists "[i]n a latch, the combination, with the sliding-bolt, tumblers having their forward ends provided with hooks or right-angled projections adapted to engage studs upon the bolt, and the lever operated by the bolt and having its forward end adapted to engage with the tumbler of the supplementary lock having its operating mechanism connected to the lever" (lines 68-76).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department