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[Transcript of Letter from Stephen H. Dardeux to Levi Perryman, February 2, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Dardeux, Comptroller to Levi Perryman, Sheriff and Collector of Montague County discussing letter of the 21st from Deputy W.A. Morris about the deed of lands sold to the state for 1877 taxes. He has received the deed and thinks everything is in order.
Date: February 2, 1880
Creator: Dardeux, Stephen H.
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[Transcript of Letter from W. O. Davis to Misters Stephens and Matlock, February 3, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a letter from W.O. Davis, Lindsay, Davis & Garnett Attorney's at Law to Misters Stephens and Matlock concerning case being handled in Cooke County rather than Montague County. The letter tells the sheriff the author will "see him out" if there is any trouble over it.
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Davis, W. O.
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[Postcard from R. Cook to W. A. Morris, June 3, 1880]

Description: Postcard from R. Cook of St. Jo, Texas to W.A. "Bud" Morris of Montague concerning payment in the Frieze case for $5.00 each for him and Hyden, plus $2.50 for a total of $12.50. The postcard mentions that it can be paid by Morris or Levi Perryman to keep someone from staying in jail.
Date: June 3, 1880
Creator: Cook, R.
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[Chautauqua University: The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, 1885-1886]

Description: The pamphlet discusses the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, an organization promoting the habits of reading; study in nature, art, and science; and scholarship in secular and scared literature. This organization was a "home college," offering four year programs, local circles for discussion, and summer meetings. Information on this organization, fees, and course descriptions are presented in this pamphlet.
Date: 1885/1886
Creator: Chautauqua University
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[Envelope, June 9, 1889]

Description: Envelope for Mrs. Loriette C. Redway from from the Department of the Interior, United States Pension Agency. The envelope is dated June 9, 1889.
Date: June 9, 1889
Creator: United States Pension Agency
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[Bacon and Shakespere: Proof that William Shakespere Could Not Write.]

Description: Excerpt discussing the handwriting of William Shakespeare including examples of his signature. According to a note at the end of the pamphlet: "The foregoing pages are copied by permission from a very interesting pamphlet published by W. H. Burr, of Washington, D.C., under the title 'Shakespeare Could Not Write.'" Document published by Wm. Henry Burr which discusses Shakespeare's signatures.
Date: January 22, 1886
Creator: Burr, William Henry
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[Letter from J. B. Caldwell, August 1, 1881]

Description: Letter from J.B. Caldwell of U.S. Treasury Department to Hamilton K. Redway stating that his item, as late of Co. "K," N.Y. volunteer cavalry will be disposed of as early as practicable. If a balance is certified it will be subject to appropriation by Congress.
Date: August 1, 1888
Creator: Caldwell, J. B.
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Literature: an illustrated Weekly Magazine, Volume 1, Number 31, September 22, 1888

Description: Weekly literary magazine that contains articles and excerpts on various topics as well as advertisements; according the to the cover, it includes "Criticism, Biography, News, [and] Selected Readings." Contents for this issue: Paul Hamilton Hayne. With portrait; Poems by Paul H. Hayne: The Solitary Lake, Krishna and His Three Handmaidens, Lyric of Action, Hopes and Memories, The Spirea, Bryant Dead, The Supreme Hour, The Woodland Phases, Soul-Advances, The Poet's Mind; Davidson's "Poetry of the Future"; Longfellow's "Hiawatha"; and About Rhythm.
Date: September 22, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd, May 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to an unknown recipient discussing the weather, crops, and recent news. There appears to be part of an envelope stuck to the front page with a postmark from Gallatin, Tennessee dated May 23, 1885. The first page is written in purple ink, and the second page is written in pencil.
Date: May 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda Bratney
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Literature: an illustrated Weekly Magazine, Volume 1, Number 20, July 7, 1888

Description: Weekly literary magazine that contains articles and excerpts on various topics as well as advertisements; according the to the cover, it includes "Criticism, Biography, News, [and] Selected Readings." Contents for this issue: Maurice Thompson at Home, Selections from A Fortnight of Folly, and Sylvan Secrets in Bird-Songs and Books.
Date: July 7, 1888
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Letterbook 1888-1892

Description: A book of letters written by and received from Charles B. Moore from January 1, 1888 to February 13, 1892. Book is made of leather. Note on front cover: "Reynods, McKinney Tex; Arkansas Travels; 182 Monroe Street; Chicago Ill; 10 cts". Back cover has a pocket and a pen holder. Each page has a header of "Letters Written." Columns which cover two pages are: Month, Who To, Mailed At, Directed To. Includes a general goods flier with a listing of rainfall by month in 1892.
Date: January 1, 1888
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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