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Charter, constitution and by-laws, officers and members of Sterling Price Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 31: organized, October 13th, 1889, in the city of Dallas, Texas.

Description: This book includes the charter, constitution and by-laws of the Sterling Price Camp of the United Confederate Veterans, including a roster of members with their rank and unit affiliations.
Date: 1893
Creator: United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division. Sterling Price Camp No. 31.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

[Dallas City Code]

Description: Text of laws in the city of Dallas, Texas, including standing rules, revised civil and criminal ordinances, and revised city ordinances. Most of the ordinances were enacted in 1889 with amendments in 1891 and 1893. Index to civil ordinances starts after page 296.
Date: 1893
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas

Description: This book gives an overview of each of the six counties including history, important statistics and facts, and biographies of central figures. According to the title page, it contains "a History of this Important Section of the Great State of Texas, from the Earliest Period of its Occupancy to the Present Time, together with Glimpses of its Prospects; also Biographical Mention of Many of the Pioneers and Prominent Citizens of the Present Time, and Full-page Portraits of the most Eminent Men of this Section."
Date: 1893
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Message of Gov. J. S. Hogg to the twenty-third Legislature of Texas.

Description: This document is a message to Texas legislature from Governor J. S. Hogg. The document was a call to action concerning the matters of: railroad bonds and stocks, municipal indebtedness, land corporations, the railway commission, land and county boundaries, state banks, public education, mechanics' liens, convict labor, indigent ex-confederates, taxation, criminal laws, deadly weapons, lotteries, injunctions, stock quarantine, charities, board of pardon advisers, and the overall condition of the state of Texas.
Date: January 12, 1893
Creator: Hogg, J.S. (James S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1893-94

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also A Valuable Steet and Avenue Guide." The Table of Contents starts on page 6; the Index to Advertisements is on page 8.
Date: 1893
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Portrait of Neal Wright]

Description: Photograph of Neal Wright (son of Robert G. Wright and nephew of William C. Wright) as a young man. Wright is wearing a dark suit jacket, tie, and vest. He is posed as if he is walking through a garden gate and the backdrop and props includ fake foliage and trees. Text on the back of the photograph reads, in three sets of handwriting: "This picture was taken in the year of 1893 at the age of 22 years. Neal Wright, Born April 19, 1871 near Boliver Texas," "lived at Strawn, brother of Bob, Ernest Wright," and "Son of Robert Washington Wright & Arcanie Gober."
Date: 1893
Creator: Jones
Partner: Private Collection of Marie Bartholomew

[School Finance Ledger]

Description: Ledger kept by Martin O'Connor for a school assignment, detailing various financial transactions. A note written on the inside cover says "Martin O'Connor, St. Edward's College, Austin, Texas."
Date: [1893-02-01..1893-02-18]
Creator: O'Connor, Martin
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection