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Lipan-Warrior

Description: Hand-colored stone lithograph of a West Lipan Apache warrior sitting astride a horse and carrying a rifle; from Emory's United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Washington, 1857
Date: 1857
Creator: Schott, A.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Poems of Frank Myrtle: including The Land of Shadows and the American Melodies.

Description: Front cover, spine, title page, and accompanying note from a book of poetry by Frank Myrtle. The accompanying note (dated 2/18/1919) reads, "Poems of Rev. C. L. Spencer, who wrote and pub. this volume while living at Washington, Texas. He died in 1908 at Navasota, Tex. I was formally acquainted with him and bought this copy from his wife. E. L. Shettles."
Date: 1858
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] of law do sell and convey to the aforesa[id] James [S.] Hannah All the right titel [sic] and interest taht said Charles J. C. Lockha[rt] had or possesed [sic] in said negro for even, in witness whereof I do hereunto set, my hand, this date above written. John H. Day, [Sheriff] W. C.
Date: April 5, 1852
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum