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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

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

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

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

[Henrietta Veazey]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Picture of Henrietta Veazey, sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey; taken about 1877, year she died; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects. On back of photograph: "Henretta Veazey. Born: 1858 in Gay Hill, Texas. Died: According to family tradition, when 19, same year picture taken, Gay Hill, Texas. Father: Y. Sheppard Veazey. Mother: Amanda Malvina Zimmerman. Older Sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey (Mrs. Eugene Bibb Wallace). Family tradition says she was engaged to William Wallace (no relation to E. B. Wallace). When she died he married her older sister Zoe."
Date: c. 1877
Item Type: Artwork
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

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

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

Deed for town lot

Description: J.W. Hall deeds to J.J. Wyatt the southern half of a town lot in Washington, Texas for $20.00
Date: January 1871
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Deed for town lot in Navasota

Description: Deed for town lot in Navasota, Ira M. Camp and wife Eliza selling a lot to Charles L. Miller.
Date: November 7, 1877
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum