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Bond

Description: Printed bond on real estate mortgage for $500 (2 copies); Santa Anna to bearer, New York, for $500 payable in land and palaces
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Breedlove Statement, Copy #1]

Description: Copy of a legal statement made by C. R. Breedlove regarding his knowledge about George Seward and cotton seizures made by the U.S. government. Additionally, the testimony includes a statement and signature of Schuyler Andrews, notary public.
Date: April 8, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Breedlove Statement, Copy #2]

Description: Copy of a legal statement made by C. R. Breedlove regarding his knowledge about George Seward and cotton seizures made by the U.S. government. Additionally, the testimony includes a statement and signature of Schuyler Andrews, notary public.
Date: April 8, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Breedlove Statement, Copy #3]

Description: Copy of a legal statement made by C. R. Breedlove regarding his knowledge about George Seward and cotton seizures made by the U.S. government. Additionally, the testimony includes a statement and signature of Schuyler Andrews, notary public.
Date: April 8, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Deed for town lot in Navasota

Description: Deed for a town lot sold from the estate of Parker Smith to W. C. Greer. Document written by executor for the estate. E. D. Johnson.
Date: December 6, 1870
Creator: Johnson, E. D.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Property]

Description: Copy of Deed of partition of Seward's land.
Date: May 29, 1899
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Sale]

Description: Deed of land sale by Seward heirs to F. W. Wood.
Date: February 1913
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Sale]

Description: Deed of sale of Anna Seward's interest in Seward estate.
Date: April 23, 1900
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Sale]

Description: Deed of sale of land detailing the size and extent of the property and the process of the sale.
Date: March 1913
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

First mortgage bond

Description: $500 mortgage bond for real estate in Vera Cruz from J. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna issued from New York
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Independence of Texas

Description: Report from Committee on Foreign Affairs stating that the U.S. government should recognize the independence of Texas.
Date: February 18, 1837
Creator: United States. Congress. House.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Labor contract]

Description: Labor contract for freedman Frank Seward. He was to be a farm tenant for John H. Seward.
Date: February 7, 1867
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Labor contract between Seward and several workers]

Description: Labor contract between Seward and several workers, specifying provisions that Seward will provide and monthly payment to Anderson Elliot and family: Roxana, Benjamin, Anderson, Absalom, Monroe Moore, Dorlas Greer, Tilda Thompson, Ruth Elliot.
Date: 1869
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] of law do sell and convey to the aforesa[id] James [S.] Hannah All the right titel [sic] and interest taht said Charles J. C. Lockha[rt] had or possesed [sic] in said negro for even, in witness whereof I do hereunto set, my hand, this date above written. John H. Day, [Sheriff] W. C.
Date: April 5, 1852
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Repayment of Loan to the Provisional Government of Texas with Land]

Description: Document describing the repayment of a loan to the Provisional Governement of Texas in land. Two loans were made to Texas via Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton, and Stephen F. Austin for $250,000, and is being paid off in land scrip.
Date: April 1, 1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum