[Sheriff John Hittson of Palo Pinto County, Texas]

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Drawing of John Hittson, the first sheriff of Palo Pinto County, Texas. He is depicted with a dark jacket and has greying hair and a beard.

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1 drawing : b&w ; 19 x 13 cm.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and one other and was provided by Palo Pinto County Historical Association to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 81 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Palo Pinto County Historical Association

The Palo Pinto County Historical Association is a nonprofit that documents and preserves materials regarding county history since 1890. It is comprised of county commissioners court members and commission-nominated delegates. The Association contains four committees: History Appreciation, Marker, Archaeology, and Oral History.

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Description

Drawing of John Hittson, the first sheriff of Palo Pinto County, Texas. He is depicted with a dark jacket and has greying hair and a beard.

Physical Description

1 drawing : b&w ; 19 x 13 cm.

Notes

A strip of paper taped to the top of the image contains the following: "Book # T 8, NSI ID H1600299.10, Story 299, Pic 2, Cols 1. 54% Page #, Picture # I-7, T 8, [c] John Hittson, Sheriff May 18."

The reverse side of the image contains a note that says "Given to Palo Pinto Hist. Assn. for Jail Museum 2/2/86 by Fred Foreman."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

Palo Pinto County Album

This compilation of photos and memorabilia documents the history of the county, comprised of items belonging to individuals in the area. In an effort to document as much of the history held by people with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those who wish to contribute their items of historical value, no matter how small the collection.

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  • May 18, 1857 - December 31, 1860

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  • June 24, 2014, 7:23 a.m.

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[Sheriff John Hittson of Palo Pinto County, Texas], artwork, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth427220/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palo Pinto County Historical Association.