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R.H. Leetch & Bros. Day Book, Brazos Santiago

Description: Handwritten ledger from the business, R.H. Leetch & Brothers. Brazos Santiago, February 24, 1849. It includes a list of customers and their purchases, which include shoes, clothing, ham, rice, herring, raisins, claret, beef, Madeira, sugar, coffee, castor oil, and other products along with their prices.
Date: February 24, 1849
Creator: R.H. Leetch & Brothers
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sea Turtle on a Beach]

Description: Photograph of a caught sea turtle lying prone on a beach. The turtle has a large hook in its mouth and appears to be deceased. A caption on the image reads, "Sea Turtle-Weight 700 pound-Caught at Port Isabel."
Date: unknown
Creator: Nat Dickey Photo
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections