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[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

[Bill of Sale for Slaves]

Description: Bill of sale from R. Christmas to John Seward & brother, for several slaves, including a blacksmith and carpenter.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Trust]

Description: Deed of trust transferring property to B.R. Randle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement from Tom Lewis]

Description: Legal statement of Tom Lewis discussing a wagon train that transported cotton across Texas including information about the owners of the wagons and the persons who were in charge of the train at different points.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Promissory Note]

Description: Promissory note from Seward heirs to O.T. Holt promising a total of $9,626.93 with interest and secured by a deed of trust.
Date: November 15, 1911
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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

[Mortgage Bond]

Description: Mortgage bond with Dallas Mortgage Company for $7,200, payable by Seward. The first three payment coupons have been removed.
Date: October 1, 1896
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Legal Document
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
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Receipt for a Mule]

Description: Receipt no. 208 to J.H. Seward, Washington, TX, from the Office of Depot Quarter Master, Austin, TX, for one government mule at $76.
Date: April 3, 1866
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #1]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas. This copy has colored text.
Date: August 1, 1865
Creator: Steniger, Charles
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #2]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: August 1, 1865
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #3]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: August 1, 1865
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #4]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: August 1, 1865
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Writ of Garnishment]

Description: Writ of garnishment concerning a note for $890.25 executed by D.G. Gregory to Roberts & Co. dated April 1, 1858, and transferred to Wal[?]ron Paige & Co. of New York
Date: October 31, 1864
Item Type: Legal Document
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