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"Glimpses of Texas"

Description: Pages 401 and 432 of a booklet that includes traveler's descriptions and illustrations of life, topography, etc. in Texas. These pages include a poem ("Somewhere") and a portion of an anecdote titled, "The Black Marble."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Glimpses of Texas"

Description: Pages 301 and 330 of a book containing traveler's descriptions and illustrations of life, topography, etc. in Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Handy Hints

Description: Front and back covers of a booklet containing advertisements and recipes as well as two pages of text that include an advertisement for Nestle's and a recipe for bread.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Dawson's Men and the Mier Expedition"

Description: Front cover of a short article written by man who knew many of the survivors of the Mier expedition.
Date: 1927
Creator: Wolters, Jacob F.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Presidential Proclamation

Description: Proclamation issued by Lincoln concerning designation of areas in rebellion and emancipation in those areas.
Date: January 2, 1863
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Petition to the State Legislature

Description: Petition by citizens of Harris County to the State Legislature, asking to legalize barbed wire. A logo at the top of the page says, "Glidden's Patent, Steel Barb Fence Wire, Galvanized or Japanned." There is a description of the proposal followed by a list of handwritten signatures. Handwriting on the back of the page says, "Harris Co., Feb. 14/79" with additional notes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Government Bond

Description: Printed government bond from Consolidated Fund of Texas to Leslie Combs, Houston, for 50 shares valued at $5,000
Date: [c. 1839]
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Government bond

Description: Printed government bond from Consolidated Fund of Texas to McKinney and Williams, Houston, for 10 shares valued at $1,000
Date: 1839-07-[14]
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Kinghts of Honor Benefit Certificate

Description: Certificate of benefit to member, Wilhelm Meier, in the amount of $2,000 for his wife, Louise Meier, upon his death; signed at Brenham, Texas
Date: April 6, 1893
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Marriage License]

Description: Marriage license for Erich Cox and Sarah Scott who married in Washington County, Republic of Texas.;
Date: August 2, 1837
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Court summons for Joseph Bratton to appear for John W. Cole vs. Joseph P. Lynch.
Date: August 22, 1838
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum