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[Affidavit]

Description: Affidavit sworn by Michael Reed before Gideon Walker stating that Reed paid Moses Cummings in advance for surveying services that were never fulfilled.
Date: March 7, 1842
Creator: Reed, Michael & Walker, Gideon
Partner: Southwestern University

Annual Report of Board of Curators, Texas University

Description: Report to the West Texas Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South on the state of Texas University. Discusses the submission of a charter for the school and incorporation of Rutersville College, Wesleyan College, and Mckenzie College. Also enumerates how religion is incorporated into the school and student's reception of it.
Date: 1874-10-uu
Creator: Mood, Francis Asbury, 1830-1884. & Kennon, R.W.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Autobiography] : typscript, ca. 1916.

Description: Lockett's autobiography begins with information about his ancestors and ends with a discussion of events leading to World War I. He recounts his experiences in the Civil War, his various jobs throughout central Texas, encounters with Native Americans, as well as his impressions of local business, camp meetings, drought, prohibition, Methodism, and the events of the times. He moved to Georgetown, TX, in 1886 to enroll his daughters in Southwestern University and he became a prominent supporter of the university, which is mentioned frequently.
Date: 191u
Creator: Lockett, M. B.
Partner: Southwestern University

[Bill for general goods]

Description: Bill for general goods purchased by Michael Reed in 1855 totaling $179.59. Signed in acknowledgement of receipt of payment by J. Jalonick on July 12, 1856.
Date: July 12, 1856
Creator: Jalonick, J.
Partner: Southwestern University