Texas: The Lone Star State

Texas: The Lone Star State

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Real estate brochure for sale of lands in Montgomery County
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Improvement in Apparatus for Applying Poison to Plants.

Improvement in Apparatus for Applying Poison to Plants.

Date: December 11, 1877
Creator: Goodin, James L.
Description: Patent for "new and useful improvement in apparatus for applying poison and cotton to potato plants" (lines 3-5), as well as to "destroy worms and bugs"(lines 13-14), including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Montgomery County

Montgomery County

Date: 1901
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Montgomery County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes and hand drawn lines have been made on the published map to add railroad lines and roads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Montgomery County

Montgomery County

Date: 1855
Creator: Willke, H.
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Montgomery County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Montgomery County

Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Montgomery County

Date: 2014
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Description: Map depicting the route of a proposed high-speed railroad connecting Dallas and Houston. This map shows the Montgomery County information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[North Montgomery County, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

[North Montgomery County, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the North Montgomery County, Texas volunteer fire department. The rectangular patch has a navy blue background and yellow edging. A yellow cross with red borders occupies most of the space. "No. Montgomery Co. Texas" is written across two banners on the top and bottom of the patch. Images of a fire hydrant, a crossed hook and ladder, a fire helmet, and "VFD" appear in the points. The center of this cross contains a silver and white five pointed star.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
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
[Letter from William Grimes to Jesse Grimes, January 1, 1846]

[Letter from William Grimes to Jesse Grimes, January 1, 1846]

Date: January 1, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter from William Grimes to Jesse Grimes, concerns horse sale and immigration. Mentions F.H. Womack, E.G. Collier, John Dunbar, Albert Grimes, Mrs. Pew, Joseph Black, and Judge Lister.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is gold-colored and says, "Good for 25 [cents] in merchandise in Company Store Only" on one side; on the other it has the text: "J. A. Parker Lumber Co., Willis, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
White wedding gloves

White wedding gloves

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One pair of white wedding gloves with metal lacings and cloth facing. The gloves have a manufacturer's stamp inside. This pair was worn in the marriage of Bartow Angus Harper to Mary Barroe Hendrix, Montgomery Co., near Conroe, Texas, 1892
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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