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[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle regarding election of Lincoln and secession
Date: unknown
Creator: Battle, N. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to nephew from Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, October 2, 1866]

Description: Letter to nephew from R.E.B. Baylor regarding coming to Texas, bringing negro employees, condition of negroes in Independence, and family matters. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers.
Date: October 1866
Creator: Baylor, R. E. B. (Robert Emmett Bledsoe), 1793-1873
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ghost Towns of Texas

Description: Newspaper clippings regarding biography of R.E.B. Baylor, history of Baylor University, and memorial to R.E.B. Baylor, ca. 1900-1920
Date: unknown
Creator: Etheridge, W. B.
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

A History of Brenham

Description: Front cover of a book about the history of Brenham, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hasskarl, Robert A.
Item Type: Text
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

[Eugene Bibb Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Eugene Bibb Wallace, Gay Hill, TX; Wallace born 08-31-1845 and died 06-15-1920; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hughson, J. A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, June 5, 1846]

Description: Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, dated June 5, 1846., recommending Thomas W. McCalla for appointment as an officer to the Military Store in the District of Columbia.
Date: June 5, 1846
Creator: Rusk, Thomas J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Winfield Scott Wallace and his wife]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Winfield Scott Wallace and his wife (either Lavinia Clark, or second wife, Effie King); from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz, D. H.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Quilt made of silk by Amanda Malvina Veazy

Description: Quilt made of silk by Mrs. Y. Sheppherd Veazy (Amanda Malvina) for Eugene Bibb Wallace-Catherine (Kate) Veazy wedding. Lois Jean Cooper Mayer Collection, Supplement 2.
Date: unknown
Creator: Veazy, Amanda Malvina
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[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