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[Andrew Jackson Sowell, Texas Ranger]
Photograph of Andrew Jackson Sowell, a Texas Ranger, holding a rifle by the barrel in his right hand, and a knife in his left. Portrait was taken in a studio with a painted background depicting a landscape. Cabinet card format.
Charter, by-laws and prospectus of the Austin Trust Co. ... : chartered May 3, 1873
The charter and bylaws of the Austin Trust Company.
Colorado River, Texas near Marble Falls
Photograph of a river and the surrounding landscape near Marble Falls. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Colorado River, Texas - 1879, near Marble Falls, below the falls."
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Julia Maria Pease, his daughter]
A letter from E.M. Pease to his daughter Julia Maria Pease—among other things, he discusses “the extravagance in dress that now prevails.” Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The sixth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The fifth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The eighth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The eleventh in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The tenth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The ninth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The seventh in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to President Rutherford B. Hayes]
A draft of a letter from E.M. Pease to President Rutherford B. Hayes.
[Correspondence to Beriah Graham from Texas Governor Edmund J. Davis]
A letter to Beriah Graham from Texas Governor Edmund J. Davis, who asks Graham to attend a conference regarding "the Indians on our frontier."
[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of Texas Governor's Mansion front and south elevation, unpainted brick, with fence and grounds. The upper balcony is not connected to the columns. Built by Abner Cook in 1855 and continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1870 is Governor Edmund J. Davis. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a National historic landmark in 1970.
[Governor's Mansion view from the old Capitol building]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion from the site of the old Capitol building looking at the West and north elevations of the Governor's Manstion, grounds, street, barn and picket fence. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1874 was Governor Richard Coke. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
[John Caldwell]
Photograph of John Caldwell. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Uncle John." Carte-de-visite format.
Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, Dec. 7, A. D. 1868, Vol. 2
Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. Index begins on page 539.
Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, June 1, A. D. 1868.
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.
[Marble Falls]
Photograph of the town of Marble Falls. Dirt roads criss-cross into the town. There are two circles of buildings in the distance, with people and horses standing in the dirt roads. A handwritten note on the back says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Bank Saloon, Granite [Mountain?]"
[Marble Falls]
Photograph of a river at Marble Falls, Texas. The water is flowing down layers of flat rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Texas 1879, Granite Shoals, Looking North [illegible]."
Mercantile and General City Directory of Austin, Texas---1872-1873.
The 1872-1873 Austin city directory, "Containing an Interesting History of Austin, the Name and Residence of its Citizens, and Local Information of General Interest." (From the title page.)
Mooney & Morrison's General Directory Of The City Of Austin, Texas, For 1877-78.
General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.
[San Antonio River, San Antonio]
Photograph of a small, wooden dam in the San Antonio, River. A log in the dam says, "Spanish Oil."
A Texas scrap-book: made up of the history, biography, and miscellany of Texas and its people
A book about Texas history, biography, and miscellany.
[Train at platform]
Photograph of a train at a platform. A man stands near it. Smoke billows from the smokestack. No other passengers are visible. Houses are visible on the left parallel to the rail line.
[Tree in a Boulder]
Photograph of a tree growing through a boulder, with the boulder cracked midway. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Tree splits a granite boulder near Marble Falls, TX, Llano County 1879."