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C. H. Blewett Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: Man, woman, boy and three girls standing in front of wood clad residence. The one-story residence has a full, roofed porch and is raised on blocks with no skirting. A raised, plank walk leads to the front of the home. Left to right: BLEWETT, Chapman Hart. Born 25 Dec 1856, Richardson TX; died 24 May 1920; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, Mattie C. (Martha Corilla) Skiles. Born 23 Sep 1855, Warren Co. KY; died 16 Sep 1907/1920, Richardson TX; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. Married 8 Dec 1880, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, John William. Born 25 Apr 1882, died Mar 1968. BLEWETT, Jennie Bell. Born 31 Jan 1886, died 10 Aug 1952. BLEWETT, Mattie Laura. Born 1 Jun 1896, died 15 Jan 1955. BLEWETT, Jessie Lou "Jeb". Born 22 Dec 1887.
Date: 1898~
Partner: Richardson Public Library

A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1

Description: First volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has two parts, starting with a reprint of "History of Texas, 1685-1845" by Henderson Yoakum (original text with additional notes). The second part contains a series of essays on various aspects Texas history, broken into 19 chapters. Index starts on page 849.
Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cuban and Porto Rican campaigns

Description: This book covers the organization of warships during the Spanish American War, and discusses the battles in Cuba and Puerto Rico. Also mentioned in the book are the Rough Riders, General Miles, General Shafter, General Wheeler, General Sumner, Colonel Wood, General Young, the Red Cross, General Wilson, Key West, Admiral Sampson, Captain Chadwick, General Kent, General Lawton, Buena Ventura, Ensign Curtin, Captain Paget, Commander Davis, General Breckinridge, and General Chaffee.
Date: 1898
Creator: Davis, Richard Harding
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Jasper County, Texas Tax Roll: 1898]

Description: Tax rolls for Jasper County, Texas documenting real and personal properties taxed during the year 1898. Information includes land plot(s) and owner's name, the acreage and assessed value for each property, additional assets, taxes assessed by the state and county, and other relevant details.
Date: 1898
Creator: Jasper County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Locations and Depths of the Artesian Wells of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian wells. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXVIII." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1898
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Volume 2.

Description: Volume 2 of the Old Settler's Association of Grayson County comprises receipts and disbursements from 1898 to 1944 (pgs. 2 - 125), as well as minutes from 1901-1911 (numbered pgs. 1 - 199, but these begin in the middle of this volume). It appears that two ledgers were bound together in this volume. Included in this volume are member donations and minutes from the annual reunion.
Date: 1898/1944
Creator: Old Settlers Association (Grayson County, Tex.)
Partner: Old Settler's Association of Grayson County

Sabine Pass, Texas: A Few Facts concerning the Harbor and Town

Description: Pamphlet about Sabine Pass, Texas gives an overview of the area and its potential as an area of trade and industry. According to the start of the text, "The object of this pamphlet is to present such facts in a strightforward manner as it will enable the fairminded investigator to draw just conclusions [...] to call attention to the advantages of Sabine Pass as the natural site, and where the most favorable conditions exist, for the building of a city upon Sabine Pass Harbor" (p. 3).
Date: 1898
Creator: Sabine Land & Improvement Company
Partner: UNT Libraries