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[Straight Democracy, November 6, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a political broadside. In this document, members of political parties are identified as participating in unbecoming behavior. The identified members of the Straight Democrat party are noted to have been electioneering with African American voters. This supposed electioneering took place somewhere near the fair grounds. Supper, free whiskey, and music by the Greenville String Band were provided for the attendees of this event. Members of the Ringtail party were also identified in this broadside as participating in this political happening. The throwaway described this event as drunken debauchery. The stated objective was to halt the practice of electioneering and the political influencing which occurs at events like these.
Date: November 6, 1888
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[Sworn statement, January 25, 1880]

Description: Sworn statement made by Frank P. Rudolph that he knows Jim Baily and D. Baily, who are charged with murder in Comanche County, Texas, and that the men held in custody in Montague County, Texas are not the men he knows.
Date: January 25, 1880
Creator: Williams, W. A.
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[Sworn Statement, May 15, 1880]

Description: Sworn statement made by R. F. Bailey that he is not able to pay the fine and costs from the case The State of Texas vs. R. F. Bailey. The fine and court costs will be paid off with his imprisonment in the county jail.
Date: May 15, 1880
Creator: Stephens, John H.
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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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