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[Broadside advertisement for Denton land]

Description: Photograph of a broadside advertisement for Denton land, held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Broadsides and Printed Ephemera Collection. The advertisement boasts of information that is "Safe and Profitable Investment For Capitalists or Colonists wanting land for immediate occupancy," and has a section of what is for sale which includes three bold sections: The Land Has Recently Been Divided Into Tracts of 160 Acres, The Soil Is Generally a Deep Rich Sandy Mulatto Loam, and $2 per Acre Cash or $3 per acre 1/3 Cash. This collection of ephemera related to Texas history provides a window into the past. These items, which were not created to last past their initial usefulness, offer details into the original settlement of the Denton, TX region, as well as provide evidence of commerce at the time.
Date: December 1, 2017
Creator: Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Lone Star State

Description: Document written by frontiersmen William Little, in regards to land investments and colonization. The document includes snippets from the Galveston News, the New Orleans Delta, and New Orleans Bulletin and mentions Little's expertise in land surveys.
Date: [1856..]
Creator: Little, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt from Doughty, Slover & Culwell]

Description: Invoice from Doughty, Slover & Culwell in Weatherford, Texas for the account of Ollie Tucker documenting items bought April-June the previous year including thread, fabric, lace, and embroidery supplies. The invoice from January 1, 1904 is marked as paid on the 12th.
Date: January 12, 1904
Creator: Doughty, Slover & Culwell
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections