One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is gold-colored, octagonal, and says, "Good for 17 [cents] in Military Goods" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Deep River Armory, J. B. Hughes, Prop., Houston, Texas."
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Copy of land grant to George H. Bringhurst for one-third of a league of land in Harris County and about 28 miles northwest of Houston; granted by President Anson Jones
Hand-colored chromolithograph print of a bird'e eye-view of Houston, Texas. It has insets of various public and private buildings and directories of public buildings, hotels, railroads, manufactories and churches listed at the bottom of the page.
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.
Document describing the repayment of a loan to the Provisional Governement of Texas in land. Two loans were made to Texas via Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton, and Stephen F. Austin for $250,000, and is being paid off in land scrip.
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