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[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Alwin Schubert & Co., Brenham, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[10-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 10 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Alwin Schubert & Co., Brenham, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Account of Funds for the Sewards]

Description: Financial statement for John H. and Laura J. Seward detailing the sale of the estate following Laura Seward's death. The account details the amounts disbursed to cover various costs and final totals.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Anne Freeman Groves]

Description: Photograph of an older, African-American woman seated in a wooden chair outside a house with wood siding. Back of photographs says, "Anne Freeman Groves, (Baylor slave), Independence, Tex"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Bonnet

Description: White lace cap made by Mrs. Anson Jones for her son, Cromwell Anson Jones, b. 1849, Barrington
Date: 1849
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Catherine (Kate) Veazey Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Catherine (Kate) Veazey Wallace, born 11-30-1856, Gay Hill, TX, and died 2-2-1935, Beaumont, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Catherine (Kate) Veazey Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Catherine (Kate) Veazey Wallace, born 11-30-1856, Gay Hill, TX, and died 2-2-1935, Beaumont, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Commemorative plate

Description: Ceramic commemorative plate from Star of the Republic Museum opening in 1970; white plate with molded rim, gilded decoration, and text
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Commemorative plate

Description: Ceramic commemorative plate from Star of the Republic Museum opening in 1970; white plate with molded rim, gilded decoration, and text
Date: 1970~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Commission for Justice of the Peace]

Description: Commission by A.C. Horton, Governor of Texas, appointing John H. Seward as Justice of the Peace for Washington County.
Date: October 8, 1846
Creator: Horton, Albert C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cotton wagon

Description: Wagon load of cotton pulled by four mules in Brenham, Texas. Written on cardboard back to frame: Scene back of Washington County jail building. In rear Seidel's Cotton Warehouse now replaced by modern warehouse and gin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Coupon

Description: Two plastic "Tuit" coupons; "Worth $.10 on purchase at Reba's Country Cupboard" at Washington-on-the-Brazos.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Court Order

Description: James B. Miller, administrator for the estate of William Barret Travis, ordered to collect $13.55 from James H. Holt by the County Court of Washington County
Date: July 1, 1847
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Deed for town lot

Description: J.W. Hall deeds to J.J. Wyatt the southern half of a town lot in Washington, Texas for $20.00
Date: January 1871
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum