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[Letter from Hillyer Oil Company - 1917-08-03]

Description: Letter from Hillyer Oil Company dated August 3, 1917. It discusses the location and drilling of successful oil wells, and mentions plots of land for sale.
Date: August 3, 1917
Creator: Hillyer Oil Company
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Kinch Hillyer Map and Advertisement]

Description: Map and advertisement for Kinch Hillyer oil land. The map features the location of the plots of land. The advertisement discusses the location, price, and demand of the land. Fred Hermann is mentioned as a local representative in St. Louis, Missouri.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Minutes for Hillyer Oil Compeny Meeting - 1918-02-14]

Description: Minutes taken from a Hillyer Oil Company meeting on February 14, 1918. The naming of Chas E. Anderson, Senior, and J. T. Willits [Willets], as temporary chairmen is mentioned. Development of plots of land and the attendees of the meeting is also mentioned.
Date: February 14, 1918
Creator: Willits, J. T.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Boning or butchering knife]

Description: Boning or butchering knife with long curved blade and wooden handle. Blade extends into handle, where it is sandwiched between two wooden grips anchored by six nails on each side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wiley Martin Monument in Richmond]

Description: Print of the Wiley Martin Monument, Richmond. Star and Loral leaf emblem at top. Photo taken 3-21-62 by H. E. Treichler. Removed from photo album.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dyer Cemetery in Richmond]

Description: Print of the Dyer Cemetery, Richmond. Wiley Martin Monument if foreground. House in background. Other monuments in background. Taken 3-21-1962. Removed from album, glue and paper residue on back.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Unmarked grave of Benjamin Franklin Terry]

Description: Print of an unmarked grave of Benjamin Franklin Terry of Terry's Texas Rangers - Glenwood Cemetery Houston, Texas on Washington Ave. (Behind T.P. Lee Monument) Marked at a later date.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Myer Store in Richmond]

Description: Print of the Myer Store-later the Covell Store, end of Morton Street, Richmond. White two story building.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Grave of Thomas Jeff Smith]

Description: Print of the grave of Thos. Jeff. Smith in the Morton Cem., Rich. Smith was Mason Briscoe's Grandfather who was with Fanin at Goliada. Photo shows monument with urn on top at left, brick crypt at center, plain rectangular at right.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Clem Bassett Home]

Description: Print of the Clem Bassett Home (now Court House Annex). White two and a half story house.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Adams Home in Missouri City]

Description: Print of the Adams Home, Missouri City. Two story white wooden house, pictured from side, trees obscure the view of front of home.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Eldridge Home in Sugar Land]

Description: Photo of the Eldridge Home, Sugar Land. Two and a half story house with closed in second story porch. Three cars are parallel parked in front of adjacent building and a truck is parked in front of the Eldridge Home. Water tower visible in upper right corner.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Whitten Home]

Description: Photo of the Whitten Home (Formerly Phillips). 300 block of Jackson Street, Richmond. One and a half story home. White paint is peeling. House has been moved to museum property at 500 Houston Street as the Long-Smith Cottage.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[J.H.P. Davis House]

Description: Photo of the J.H.P. Davis House, 1009 Main, Richmond. Pictured 3-16-1962, when is served at nurses home for Polly Ryon Hospital. House is painted all white, remains of green house at lower right.
Date: March 16, 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum