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[Advertisement, August 1899]

Description: Advertisement by E. P. Rutherford, the editor of the Clarksville News, asking for stories about early settlers. He intended to include information about Confederate soldiers. The back of the ad is covered with numbers, equations, and a list of names.
Date: August 1899
Creator: Rutherford, E. P.
Item Type: Text
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[Advertisement Card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway, 1875]

Description: An advertisement card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway which tells the traveler about its direct connection, "Pullman's Palace Sleeping Cars" which are available on night trains, and the names of ticket agents. On the back of the card is a list a stations, time, and fares.
Date: 1875~
Creator: Memphis and Little Rock Railway
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book]

Description: A card containing an advertisement for Dwight's Cow Brand Soda Cook Book. The advertisement offers a free cook book when customers send their name and address to John Dwight & Co., No. 11 Old Slip, New York, Department 2. There are some handwritten personal notes on the back of the card.
Date: unknown
Creator: John Dwight & Co.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, August 2, 1866]

Description: Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, a benefit for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home Fund. This benefit was held at the Grover's Theater in Washington, D. C. on August 2, 1866. The advertisement states that 300,000 tickets were for sale at $1.00 each and 75,000 presents, valued at $250,000.00, were also available for sale to benefit this fund.
Date: August 2, 1866
Creator: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, August 2, 1866]

Description: Advertisement for the Grand National Concert, a benefit for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan Home Fund. This benefit was held at the Grover's Theater in Washington, D. C. on August 2, 1866. The advertisement states that 300,000 tickets were for sale at $1.00 each and 75,000 presents, valued at $250,000.00, were also available for sale to benefit this fund.
Date: August 2, 1866
Creator: The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Affidavit, April 27, 1908]

Description: Affidavit stating that Bob Perryman, who made Desert Entry No. 1354 at Roswell New Mexico Land Office on January 2, 1904 is dead. He was unmarried, his mother was dead at the time of his death and his only heirs are his father, Levi Perryman, his brother Elbert W. Perryman, his half brother P.M. Price, and his sisters Kate Caddel and Linnie Stalworth. It was notarized by S.H. Hoskins. An additional small sheet was notarized by J.M. Bowers.
Date: April 27, 1908
Creator: Hoskins, S. H.
Item Type: Legal Document
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[Affidavit for release, September 26, 1880]

Description: Affidavit from Lewis Beasley in which he asks to be set free after serving his sentence for aggravated assault that he was charged with and plead guilty to on September 6, 1880. (Note: on a previous document the named was spelled Lewis Brasley.)
Date: September 26, 1880
Creator: Williams, W. A.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Agreement between C. B. Moore and Charles Gnope, 1889]

Description: An agreement between C. B. Moore and Charles Gnope regarding costs for 1889. Moore agreed to pay Gnope 75 cents a day for all work not done by Moore on the farm.
Date: 1889
Creator: Moore, Charles B. & Gnope, Charles
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

Description: Legal document outlining the expectations of Uriah Cunning to become the teacher at an unidentified school. The document also includes a list of outstanding subscription fees; it is signed by Uriah Cunning and James Brown.
Date: August 30, 1824
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Alice Gray

Description: Author speaks of Alice and how he would do anything for her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Alkavis Coupon]

Description: An advertisement flier for Alkavis, a product manufactured by the Church Kidney Cure Company.
Date: June 23, 1896
Creator: Church Kidney Cure Company
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Amount of Forage Received for April 27, 1863]

Description: Report of the amount of forage received for April 27, 1863. A total of 36 sacks of corn, 32 sacks of oats, and 37 bales of hay were received. The report was created on May 1 as indicated on the back page.
Date: May 1, 1863
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Appendix, December 10, 1894]

Description: Appendix from C. B. Moore's diary, dated 7:30am December 10, 1894. The reverse side contains a bill of groceries from H. S. Moore.
Date: December 10, 1894
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Army regulations Par. 1031]

Description: Slip of paper containing an army regulation regarding affidavits. Text: "Army Regulations, Par. 1031.--Affidavits or depositions may be taken before any officer in the list as follows, when recourse cannot be had to any before named on said list, which fact shall be certified by the officer offering the evidence: 1st, a civil magistrate competent to administer oaths; 2d, a judge advocate; 3d, the recorder of a garrison or regimental court martial; 4th, the adjutant of a regiment; 5th a commissioned officer."
Date: 186u
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Assignment of Mortgage, April 6, 1908]

Description: Assignment of Mortgage from Fruitland Company to Levi Perryman on April 6, 1908 in Chaves County, Territory of New Mexico for $1.00. The document allows Levi Perryman to assume the mortgage of Bob Perryman.
Date: April 6, 1908
Creator: Gayle, F. P.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Assignment of mortgage, April 13, 1908]

Description: Assignment of $750.00 mortgage for 157.08 acres of land in Chaves County, New Mexico Territory from Bob Perryman to Levi Perryman of Forestburg, Texas.
Date: April 13, 1908
Creator: Gayle, F. P.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Assignment of mortgage, March 28, 1908]

Description: Assignment of $500.00 mortgage for half interest in lots 3 and 4 in Hagerman, New Mexico from Bob Perryman to Levi Perryman. Mortgage payable to W.T. Holliway by April 1, 1908.
Date: March 28, 1908
Creator: Gayle, F. P.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Assignment of Mortgage, November 2, 1907]

Description: Assignment of mortgage to Eva and John Bryan in Hagerman, New Mexico executed by E.W. Powell and Bob Perryman. This document outlines the dates and interest rates for the mortgage.
Date: November 2, 1907
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[At-Home Card for Newlyweds]

Description: An at-home card for an unknown newlywed couple. Text reads, "At Home after December the fifteenth, 4464A McPherson Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[August Election]

Description: Clipping from St. Louis, Missouri showing the candidates from the August 1851 election for three Supreme Court Judges, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Judge of the Criminal Court, Law Commissioner, Jailor, and Assessor.
Date: August 1851
Item Type: Text
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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
Item Type: Pamphlet
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