Map of Jasper County

Map of Jasper County

Date: 1918
Creator: Terrell, O. O.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Jasper County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. The southern portion of the county has been brought up to the bottom-left corner so as to fit easier on the page. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas in 5/8 of an inch).
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[Angelina River, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Angelina River, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Angelina River, Texas fire department. The rectangular patch has a white background and dark blue edging. The top of the patch has two flags facing away from each other. The first flag is blue and has "ARFD" written on it in yellow, while the other is a simplified version of the United States flag. Two golden banners besides these flags state "Pride" and "Honor." A red and black circle in the center is embroidered with "We Strive to Save.. Lives!" and an image of a devil holding a pitchfork. "You Light 'Em We Fight 'Em," "Angelina River," and "Jasper, Texas" are written in black along the edges of the patch. "Fire Dept" is written in two flared blue shapes emerging from the circle.
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Improvement in Blow-Guns and Arrows.

Improvement in Blow-Guns and Arrows.

Date: January 23, 1877
Creator: White, Luther C.
Description: Patent for an improved design of the blow-gun and arrows consisting of the broader boar for the blow gun, an arrow fastening cord, and arrow-shafts with grooves. Illustrations included.
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Ox-Yoke Key.

Ox-Yoke Key.

Date: March 26, 1895
Creator: Johnson, Benjamin W.
Description: Patent for an ox-yoke key that holds the bows in place. The key makes movement easy because of a swinging plate. "By this arrangement the plate may be swung so as to move the key away from the bow, and so as to move it toward the same; and in operation of advancing and retracting the key, the plate swings in the manner described abode" (lines 20-25).
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Log-Carrier.

Log-Carrier.

Date: May 14, 1895
Creator: Carroll, Joseph Alexander
Description: Patent for a log-carrier that improves on a patent previously granted to Robert E. Terry (No. 481,314). The adjusting lever is made to be more powerful so the log chains can be moved with less friction and will not slip from their guides. Ratchets and pawls prevent the tongue from moving.
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Log-Car Attachment.

Log-Car Attachment.

Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Johnson, Benjamin W.
Description: Patent for "an improvement in log-car attachments, and has for its object to provide, in connection with the bolsters or bunks thereof, adjustable pins or standards for engaging the lower tier of logs and preventing their escape." (Lines 8-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Velocipede.

Velocipede.

Date: January 16, 1900
Creator: Myers, James M.
Description: Patent for a new and useful velocipede, including instructions and illustrations.
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[Buna, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Buna, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Buna, Texas fire department. The triangular patch has a black background and yellow edging. "Buna Fire Department is written along the edges of the patch in dark gold. A red "fire scramble" graphic appears in the center.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
[Jasper, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Jasper, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Japser, Texas fire department with a black background and yellow edging. "Jasper" is written in yellow along the rounded top of the triangular patch. "Fire Department Service D'incendie" is written around the circular center of a gold trimmed and yellow edged Florian Cross. A red three pointed leaf appears in the center of the cross.
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Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1136

Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1136

Date: September 7, 1961
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Will Wilson, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether Article 6573a, Vernon's Civil Statutes, would require the Chamber of Commerce of Jasper, Texas, to obtain a real estate license before it could handle real estate listings for rentals and sale of property.
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