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[Circular from J. S. Platner, February 3, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 1. Saddler and ? will report for duty with ? Company Cook will report for duty, unless covering for the company. it is necessary to reduce as much as possible the large number of reported on extra or daily duty.
Date: February 3, 1865
Creator: Platner, J. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Contract for telephone service, February 25, 1910]

Description: Contract for telephone service from the Nebraska Telephone Company. The contract is for Claude D. White. It states that White will pay $2.50 on the first day of the month for telephone service. The document is signed by White and the company's contract agent on February 25, 1910.
Date: February 25, 1910
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Elizabeth Simpson Cooper Memoir]

Description: Photocopy of Elizabeth Simpson Cooper's memoir about her childhood in Virginia and later her time in Kansas after moving westward with her family. In the text of her memoir, she describes her school days in Virginia, church, Cooper family history, "Bleeding Kansas" (the period of conflict over deciding if Kansas would be a free or a slave state), and the Civil War in Kansas as well as her personal encounters with Native Americans in Kansas.
Date: 1931-02-24/1932
Creator: Cooper, Elizabeth Simpson, 1840-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[General orders no. 4, February 16, 1865]

Description: General orders no. 4 specifies the following calls that would be observed by the soldiers on duty in this command. The daily call schedule is detailed and additional specifications to the schedule are noted.
Date: February 16, 1865
Creator: Headquarters 1st Seperate Brigade
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Inventory and inspection report, February 8, 1865]

Description: Inventory and inspection report of unserviceable ordnance and ordnance stores issued to Capt. Hamilton K. Redway's company. The stores that were listed and inspected were: four saddles, ten sabre belts, six bridles and curb bits, and fifteen saddle blankets. With the listed items, this report also includes the amount of time these items were in use, commanding officer's remarks on the item, as well as the item's condition and disposition. The report is signed by both Capt. Hamilton K. Redway and Capt. Ira W. Claflin while they were stationed at Kelly's Creek in West Virginia. It is dated February 8, 1865.
Date: 1865-02-uu
Creator: Claflin, Ira W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Adjutant General's Office, February 25, 1865]

Description: Letter from the Adjutant General's office addressed to the commanding officer of "F" Company, 1st N. Y. Vet. Cavalry which discusses missing papers for Private Andrew M. Anderson. The letter states that Anderson's records are missing a final inventory.
Date: February 25, 1865
Creator: War Department, Adjutant General's Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Alice, Linnet, Aunt Mollie and Uncle Charles, February 9, 1890]

Description: Birdie mentions all the people that came over to visit and what Will got her. She mentions the weather they have had and was sorry to hear they were sick. She asks if Alice still pulls hair and that they would write her and Bessie and Mattie. In the letter to her Aunt and Uncle she mentions the weather and what her other Aunts and Uncles have been doing. In Dinkie's letter to Alice she says how happy she is to hear they are doing well. She mentions that their health is also doing well. She had many visitors. She went to town the other day and got some fabric, a dress other things. She mentions the weather and says she hasn't seen Mat R. Miss Nicie is getting married. She asks Linnet to take care of Alice. She is also going to send Alice some money.
Date: February 9, 1890
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee to Mary Moore, February 28, 1906]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her Aunt Mollie [Mary] giving family news. Uncle Abe Franklin is very ill He wore himself down riding more than 20 miles in one day to go get a new horse and took sick. Talks of Uncle Tobe's death. From what they can tell, he starved himself to death after he lost all his money. Includes letter dated February 11, 1906 from Gallatin, Tennessee addressed to Aunt Molly, with no author listed. He talks of Uncle Tobe's funeral costs and the sale of a saddle.
Date: February 28, 1906
Creator: McGee, Birdie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections