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[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

[Deed of Trust]

Description: Deed of trust transferring property to B.R. Randle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Statement of Power of Attorney]

Description: Legal statement outlining the power of attorney granted by John West of Robertson County regarding a piece of land.
Date: November 21, 1838
Item Type: Text
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