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Leaves from the coffin of General Robert E. Lee

Description: Lined paper with leaves attached with following statement, "Gen. Robert E. Lee/ born/ Jan 19th 1807/ died/ Oct 12th 1870/ and was buried/ Oct 15th 1870/ Leaves from his coffin/ given by G. ??"
Date: [1870]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Crock

Description: Stoneware crock with lid from Elmendorf potteries in Bexar County, TX after 1875
Date: 1875
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Land Grant to J.C. Clark

Description: Grant for 160 acres in Walker County on the Trinity River signed by Governor R.B. Hubbard
Date: September 12, 1878
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Bond

Description: Veteran's bond issued to Jefferson Reed in Austin by Governor Richard Coke for service in the Texas Revolution
Date: [c. 1874 - 1876]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Appointment certificate

Description: Appointment of Bryan Callaghan as Notary Public for Pecos County, Texas; notation on back of document indicates Callaghan was underage and the certificate returned
Date: May 19, 1872
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Certificate of appointment

Description: Appointment of A.G. Mallory as Inspector of the Texas state penitentiary
Date: November 21, 1872
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

San Augustine County, Texas

Description: Plat map of original land grants in San Augustine County. The map is signed in the lower-left corner by W. C. Walsh, the commissioner for the General Land Office verifying its accuracy. Scale ca. 1:133,334
Date: 1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of Burleson County, Texas.

Description: Plat map of the original land grants of Burleson County, Texas. There is a circle marked near the center of the map which includes the city of Caldwell and surrounding properties. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Seward Papers

Description: Court summons to Seward by J.G. James.
Date: November 10, 1875
Creator: Hunt, Thomas M.
Item Type: Legal Document
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.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum