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[Letter from Sam Houston to Joseph Ellis, June 12, 1847]

Description: A letter from Sam Houston to his friend Joseph L. Ellis of Grand Cane at his plantation "Pleasant Lawn." Discusses Judge Worsham, the health of the Houston family and neighbors. This letter is purported to be a hoax and forgery, as multiple copies exist.
Date: June 12, 1847
Creator: Houston, Sam
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

Geography of Denton County

Description: Book about the geography of Denton County, with maps.
Date: 1936
Creator: Cowling, Mary Jo
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly, Volume 2, Number 2, October 1910

Description: Issue of the Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly which contains articles discussing the association's activities, biographical sketches, and historical essays. Contents of this issue:History of the Texas Conference; Rev. William Monk; History of North Texas Conference; J. W. Addison; History of Northwest Texas Conference Resumed; Sketch of Rev. John W. Fields; Chauncey Richardson; The Texas Mission; The Old Pitts Family; Old Seguin Church.
Date: October 1910
Creator: Cody, C. C.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Bosque County: Land and People (A History of Bosque County, Texas)

Description: This volume about Bosque County includes introductory material about the history and geography of the area, community histories, and family histories with genealogical information. Index starts on page 788.
Date: 1985
Creator: Bosque County History Book Committee
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library