Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joseph Redding, cause no. 1883, 1883

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joseph Redding, cause no. 1883, 1883

Date: 1883
Creator: Deen, J. T.
Description: Document relating to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joseph Redding, accused theft, filed September 1, 1883. Document is a bill of indictment signed by the presiding judge.
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Wire-Stretcher.

Wire-Stretcher.

Date: December 1, 1896
Creator: Morrow, William I.
Description: Patent for a wire stretcher designed "to provide simple and efficient means for twisting the terminals of a broken fence-wire together for connecting them, and also to enable a wire to be readily severed when desired." (Lines 17-21) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Quilting Frame.

Quilting Frame.

Date: October 10, 1882
Creator: Murphree, John B.
Description: Patent for a new and improved quilting frame. This design consists in "an improvement in quilting-frames, the combination, with the foot-pieces, of the hinged arms, braces, clamping screws, rollers, and set-screws" (lines 66-69).
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Trace-Carrier.

Trace-Carrier.

Date: June 8, 1897
Creator: Brown, Lewis E.
Description: Patent for "a simple, inexpensive, and efficient trace-carrier" (line 12) "capable of readily receiving and of securely holding the chain of a trace close to the back-band and of preventing the inner trace-chains form becoming hooked into each other when two horses are employed at a plow or the like" (lines 13-18).
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Trunk.

Trunk.

Date: December 12, 1893
Creator: Warren, James L.
Description: Patent for a trunk meant for traveling that holds clothes and small articles. The trunk has "novel adjunctive features, which will render it more convenient, and better adapted for the stowage and removal of various articles of wear and use" (lines 11-14).
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Planter.

Planter.

Date: November 16, 1886
Creator: Pulley, David F.
Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "the beam, of a hopper having the front hole, the elastic standards, beam bows or braces, and the eye-rod . . . [as well as] the handles of a planter, secured detachably in a clip on the end of the beam and just within the front of the hopper" (lines 71-77).
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Soil map, Henderson County, Texas

Soil map, Henderson County, Texas

Date: 1929
Creator: United States. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.
Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, lakes, levees, rivers, sloughs, tanks, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, churches, and schools. Includes legend and symbols.
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Navy Recruitment Sign

Navy Recruitment Sign

Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Navy Recruitment Sign on the grounds of the Henderson County Courthouse. "Navy. It's not just a job, it's an adventure."
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Time capsule on the grounds of the Henderson County Courthouse

Time capsule on the grounds of the Henderson County Courthouse

Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Time Capsule. Athens, Henderson, Texas. Buried July 4, 1976, to be opened July 4, 2076. So you might better know us.
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Sculpture of a fiddler on the grounds of the Henderson County Courthouse

Sculpture of a fiddler on the grounds of the Henderson County Courthouse

Date: October 26, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: County Judge Winston Reagan Commissioner Pct. I - Jim Blakeney Commissioner Pct. II - Fred Box Commissioner Pct. III - Cleburn Shavor Commissioner Pct. IV - Joe Young A Sesquicentennial Project J. R. (Bob) Pickle County Chairman Dedicated to the Athens Fiddlers Association Bob McGee - Chairman
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