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
Improvement in Brick-Machines.

Improvement in Brick-Machines.

Date: November 2, 1875
Creator: Fisher, Charles N.
Description: Patent for an improvement brick machines that includes "an endless chain of molds at the bottom of the press box [...] in combination with a pressing plate and a cut-off plate" (lines 18-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[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
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
[10-Cent Merchandise Token]

[10-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 10 [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
[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for $1.00 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
[Lumber Company Token]

[Lumber Company Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This token says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Merchandise in Company Store Only" on one side; on the other side, the text is difficult to read, but appears to say, "J. A. [P]arker, Lumber Co., Willis, Texas."
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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