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Sermon by Rev. William Holmes Baldridge

Description: A sermon written by Reverend William Holmes Baldridge, grandfather of Mrs. H. B. Loomis and Mrs. Willie C. Smith, is visible on a piece of paper. The sermon is on confidence in Christ for the Lasting Hope Congregation. The sermon was delivered in 1850 and is over 2nd Timothy 1 and 12.
Date: 1850~
Creator: William Holmes Baldridge
Partner: Denton Public Library

The Storm King

Description: A storm destroys buildings and damages others on April 12, 1877. Details of the storm damage and information about the Denton Monitor are also included.
Date: 1877~
Creator: Geers, C.W.
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Ten Nights in a Bar Room, Courthouse]

Description: Article announces the presentation of Ten nights in a Bar Room at the Court House on April 10, 1878. The announcement also includes a cast of characters and synopsis of incidents throughout the play. Hon. Geo. Mellerch, Odd Fellow lecturer, opened the event. The Denton String Band furnished music. Given to the Emily Fowler Library by Gretna Cobbs Davis, a member of an early family of Denton. Her father, R. E. Cobbs, appeared in this home talent play in 1878.
Date: 1878-04-10?
Partner: Denton Public Library

Spring Trade! Fain, Peery, and Shelton!!

Description: An 1882 advertisement for Fain, Peery, and Shelton claims the very latest style from New York and other eastern markets. Dress goods, buntings, lawns, alpaccas, cashmeres, carpets, etc. are sold at this department store on the east side of the square.
Date: March 11, 1882
Creator: Fain, Perry, & Shelton
Partner: Denton Public Library

The Denton School

Description: Announcement about the schedule, tuition, and courses of Denton School in Denton, Texas in the year 1884. The announcement also contains a list of faculty and information about the city of Denton. Denton's first public school began on March 17 and ended on July 4. The first session had 425 students. [A History of the Denton Independent School District: a centennial project / by the centennial committee, 1985]
Date: 1884-03-11~
Partner: Denton Public Library

1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

Description: Announcement and invitation to the closing exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas in 1891. The closing exercises include a musicale by students of the Department of Music on June 17, exercises by the Scientific Class on June 18, and annual commencement and presentation of diplomas on June 19.
Date: 1891-06-10~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exchange National Bank Pay to Sheriff Callahan

Description: Check from Exchange National Bank to Sheriff Callahan for 4.50 dollars on September 27, 1892. A note below the amount says, "to cover cost in work case." The check is signed by "Jagoe & Ponder." In 1892, W. A. Ponder was Vice President of the Exchange National Bank. There are two signatures on the back of the check for J. M. Jones and Sheriff Callahan.
Date: September 27, 1891
Creator: Exchange National Bank
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exchange National Bank Pay to Denton Mill

Description: Check from Exchange National Bank to Denton Mill & Co. for 8.34 dollars on October 22, 1891. The note above the amount says, "for J. W. Jagoe wheat account." The check is signed by Jagoe & Ponder. In 1892, W. A. Ponder was Vice President of the Exchange National Bank.
Date: October 22, 1891
Partner: Denton Public Library