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Print of Sam Rayburn

Description: Print of Sam Rayburn based on an original painting by Douglas Chandor. Sam Rayburn sits at a desk. He is wearing a dark, three piece suit with a blue striped tie and white shirt. He sits in a green leather desk chair. His left arm rests on the desk. He holds a book in his lap with his right hand. Chandor created three of these paintings. One was given to the East Texas State University (Now known as Texas A&M--Commerce), the Capitol in Austin, Texas and one hung in Sam Rayburn's private office in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1850/1969
Creator: Douglas Chandor
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Print of Snowy Mountain and Creek Scene

Description: Color print of a snowy mountain scene. A creek runs through the middle of the print. The water in the creek is very clear. Leafless trees can be seen on either side of the creek. A wood fence can be seen on the left side of the image. Cloudy sky above and in background.
Date: 1850/1969
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Print of Woman

Description: Watercolor print of a woman. The woman wears her dark hair piled upon her head. She wears a red dress. The print is oval shaped. The signature in the lower right corner appears to be Wiley. The image appears to be in the "Gibson Girl" style. Probably dates between 1890 and 1920.
Date: 1850/1969
Creator: Wiley
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Quote by Sid Richardson

Description: Print of quote by Side Richardson. The quote is in black ink and is printed upon ivory colored paper. A map of Texas is in the middle and is surrounded by Texas-themed artwork. Blue bonnets decorate the lower right corner, a cowboy riding a "bucking bronc" with cacti in the background can be seen in the upper right corner. In the upper left corner is a long horn skull. The lower left corner is dominated by the images of oil derricks. An airplane is featured near the south part of the Texas map and is headed east as if towards St. Joseph (San Jose Island), which is the only location denoted on the map, where Richardson lived for several months out of each year. The colors of the print include brown, yellow, black, green, purple, blue, red and white.
Date: 1850/1969
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Waller Family Coat of Arms

Description: Print of the Waller family coat of arms. Painted by Odine Mhoon. Odine was married to Sam Rayburn's nephew Morris Lightfoot in 1956. They divorced and Morris eventually remarried. The ivory colored paper displays the Waller coat of arms in shades of brown, black, gold, gray, white, blue, green and red. A shield at center shows three gold walnut leaves between two silver bands. At the top is a walnut tree with a pendant shoing three fleurs de lis (the arms of France) with the motto above, "HIC FRUCTUS VIRTUTIS" which is Latin for "This is the reward of integrity." The word "Waller" is below the coat of arms and is written in cursive.
Date: 1850/1969
Creator: Odine Mhoon
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Adolphus Ware and Benjamin Ware, cause no. 371, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Adolphus Ware and Benjamin Ware, accused of killing certain near cattle not his own, filed between September 12, 1853 and October 1, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington and an arrest warrant.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Aldolphus S. Ware, cause no. 375, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Aldolphus S. Ware, accused of maliciously killing swine, filed between September 12, 1853 and September 27, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, and an arrest warrant.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alexander Eanes, cause no. 357, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alexander Eanes, accused of betting at Kino, filed between September 9, 1853 and September 15, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, and an arrest warrant.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Andrew Yager, cause no. 374, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Andrew Yager, accused of branding cattle other than his own, filed between September 12, 1853 and November 9, 1854. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, a subpoena, an alias capias, an arrest warrant, and an affidavit.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M. & Brown, Frank
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Arthur J. Lott, cause no. 326, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Arthur J. Lott, accused if betting at Pool, filed between September 9, 1853 and September 14, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, an arrest warrant, and a motion to dismiss.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Arthur Lott, cause no. 355, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Arthur Lott, accused of betting at Kino, filed between September 9, 1853 and September 15, 1853. Documents include arrest warrants, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, a motion to quash, and a charge to the jury.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Benjamin F. Hill, cause no. 312, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Benjamin F. Hill, accused of betting at Rondeau, filed between March 12, 1853 and October 30, 1854. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman M.C. Hamilton, an alias capias, and a subpoena.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M. & Brown, Frank
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles A. Harrison, cause no. 321, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles A. Harrison, accused of betting at Pool, filed between September 9, 1853 and September 14, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, an arrest warrant, and a motion to dismiss.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles E. Travis, cause no. 325, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles E. Travis, accused of betting at Pool, filed between September 9, 1853 and September 13, 1853. Documents include an appearance bond, a motion to dismiss, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, and an arrest warrant.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Reese, cause no. 333, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Reese, accused of cutting down trees that were not his own, filed between September 9, 1853 and September 16, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, a subpoena, an arrest warrant, a motion to quash, and a motion for a new trial.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Westmoreland, cause no. 314, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Westmoreland, accused of betting at Rondeau, filed between March 12, 1853 and August 28, 1854. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman M.C. Hamilton and an alias capias.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M. & Brown, Frank
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Constantine A. Hopkins, cause no. 348, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Constantine Hopkins, accused of betting at Kino, filed between September 9, 1853 and May 8, 1854. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, an arrest warrant, and an alias capias.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ed Finnin, cause no. 358, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ed Finnin, accused of betting at Kino, filed between September 9, 1853 and September 14, 1843. Documents include an arrest warrant, and appearance bond, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Edward Finnin, cause no. 322, 1853

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Edward Finnin, accused of betting at Pool, filed between September 14, 1853 and September 14, 1853. Documents include an appearance bond, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, and an arrest warrant.
Date: 1853
Creator: Costley, John M.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office