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[Dallas City Charter, 1871]

Description: Original text of the charter to incorporate Dallas as a city of Texas, located in Dallas County. The document has 40 sections outlining the various aspects of governance and the city's relationship to the government of Texas. It was filed April 20, 1871 and officially signed and sealed by the Secretary of State on May 9.
Date: 1871
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[General Business Ledger]

Description: Ledger containing general business notes and accounts for George Amery.
Date: [1878-10..1902-07]
Creator: Amery, George
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, June 1, A. D. 1868.

Description: Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. The Reoport of the Attorney-General of Texas and other documents are included in the Appendix, starting on page 947. Index begins on page 995.
Date: 1870
Creator: Texas. Constitutional Convention, (1868-1869).
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lands in Texas

Description: Description of lands for sale in Texas, focusing on Lawrence in Kaufman County.
Date: 1878
Creator: Cropsey & Goddard
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, April 13 & 14, 1879]

Description: Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. The first part of the letter is dated April 13, 1879, and the second part is dated April 14, 1879. The first part includes an apology from Emma and a discussion about their friendship. The second part discusses mutual acquaintances.
Date: 1879-04-13/1879-04-14
Creator: Davis, Emma
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer