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"Bride's bottle"

Description: Clear blown glass frug or cordial bottle with enamel decoration; Steigel type, 18th to early 19th century, pewter collar, slightly lavender tint to glass
Date: 1800~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Embroidered sampler

Description: Very delicate sampler stitched on fine linen with embroidered verse, trees, birds, building, floral designs, geometric designs, and "Watnall School"; stretched on wooden frame and nailed with rusty handmade tacks
Date: 1804
Creator: Allcock, Mary
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Letter from Edwin S, Buck to his sister, Jane

Description: Written from Chappell Hill, Texas, by Edwin S. Buck, to his sister, Jane, in Pontiac, Michigan; mentions several family members and local residents.
Date: February 4, 1800
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Printing type

Description: Several hundred pieces of 19th century lead printing type, including spacers, from Brenham Banner Press office
Date: 1800~/1899~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Title to Land in the Northwest Territory

Description: Certificate regarding land granted to John Crittendon for military service and signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, and James Madison, Secretary of State.
Date: February 1802
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum