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Primary charge to the Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas : delivered in Christ Church, Houston, on Saturday, May 9th, 1863
Primary charge to the Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas : delivered in Christ Church, Houston, on Saturday, May 9th, 1863 by Bishop of the Diocese, Alexander Gregg.
Pontoon bridge across the Colorado
Men on horses crossing the Colorado River on a pontoon bridge.
[Tightrope walker John Devier on Congress Avenue]
Photograph of a crowd gathered to watch a tight rope walker. Caption reads, "Scene on Congress Avenue in 1867, showing exhibition by a tight-rope walker (Devier) across the Avenue from the historic old Avenue Hotel at Eighth and Congress, on East side. The carriage at the left, entering the Avenue, is that of Gov. E. M. Pease (Gov. from 1853-57 and 1867-69)."
Barton Creek Bridge
Photograph of three women and a baby in front of the bridge.
Grist Mill on Barton Springs
Photograph of men on the banks of the springs. Horse-drawn carriage up on hill next to the mill.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion. "The Governor's Mansion after Texas became a state in 1846, and stands today, although much altered and improved. It is still the Governor's Mansion. It was and is located one black SW of the Capitol." is written on back of photograph.
[Governor's Mansion & Baptist Church]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion and Baptist Church. "Pease Stero Picture 5"
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion from around 1869. Taken from a stereoscope view.
Negroes at McFadden Place near Circleville, Texas
Photograph of a family of women and children doing laundry under a tree by the banks of a river at McFadden [sic] Place near Circleville, Texas in Williamson County.
[View of Austin, TX]
Photograph of a view of Austin, TX taken from the top of a government building.
[Group of Young African Americans]
Photograph of a group of young African-Americans in front of a brick building. The men have removed their hats for the photo, and several men and women carry books in their hands or laps.
[Governor's Mansion]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion view from across Colorado Street to the northwest, looking at the front (east) and south elevations, showing unpainted brick, people sitting on the front porch, the original staircase, and the original cantilevered balcony. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1866 was Governor James W. Throckmorton. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
[African-American families]
Photograph of a family of African-Americans standing in front of a log cabin. A young girl stands in the open doorway of the cabin and looks on at the family portrait.
[Man on Horse on East Sixth Street]
Photograph of 200 East Sixth Street circa 1866. The man on horse is William Oliphant who owned a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852. The child with him is Will Carter. The Missouri House, Michael Ziller residence, is in the background.
[St. David's Episcopal Church]
Photograph of the exterior of St. David's Episcopal church. There are many people standing outside of the church.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses Reconstruction.
[Agreement for sale of multiple slaves]
An agreement for the sale of multiple slaves.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The second 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 third 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 first 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.
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for the "funeral of [E.M. Pease’s] child," Anne Marshall Pease.
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for printing and circulating funeral tickets (possibly for the funeral of Anne Marshall Pease, daughter of E.M. & Lucadia Pease).
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses a massacre/race riot in which African Americans were killed.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses the presidential election of 1868.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The fourth 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.
[Money advanced by E.M. Pease for Freedmen’s Hospital in Brenham, TX]
"Expenditure of the $ 1000.00 currency advanced by EM Pease for the Freedmen['s Hospital] at Brenham[, TX] in the Fall of 1867."
[Correspondence from Lucadia Pease to Juliet Niles]
A letter to Juliet Niles from her sister Lucadia Pease, who says that the family has (at least temporarily) decided to call their home "Wood Lawn." Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to President Andrew Johnson]
A draft of a letter to President Andrew Johnson from E.M. Pease, who discusses issues related to the Civil War.
[Receipts regarding Freedmen’s Hospital in Brenham, TX]
Two receipts from a druggist regarding the Freedmen’s Hospital in Brenham, Texas.
[Tax receipts for E.M. Pease]
Confederate-tax and war-tax receipts.
[Tax receipts for E.M. Pease]
Receipts for direct taxes in insurrectionary districts
[Post-Civil-War loyalty oath signed by Judge J.B.M. McFarland]
A document in which J.B.M. McFarland, a judge of the first judicial district, swears that he “neither sought nor accepted, nor attempted to exercise the functions of any office whatsoever, under any authority or pretended authority in hostility to the United States”; a handwritten explanation follows.
[Tax receipt with list of slaves]
A tax receipt for Thomas Graham that lists slaves.
Yarborough, Wilson & Co.
Photograph of a house in Anderson, Texas. A small herd of cattle is gathered outside the house. The inscription on the back notes "Built in 1868 -- second building on east side of street including this one burned in 1875. This is where [illegible] August Obercamp Drug store now is."
[Railroad near Llano]
Photograph of a crowd of people and horse-drawn carriages gathered around a train on a railroad in a forest. A note on back reads "Mr. Will Todman from England, Time Keeper for Quarries at Llano, Texas. Quarrying granite for consturction of the State Capitol at Austin. 50,000 tones narrow [illegible] R.R. A. & N.W. Near Llano -- before R.R. was finished to an Austin Band was was hired to play -- Group Moore F. [illegible], (Major Ramsdell)."
[Scholz Garden]
Photograph of the exterior of Scholz Garden (Scholz Garten/Scholz Beer Garden) with an unidentified man standing in front of the door.
John and Mary Caldwell
Photograph of John and Mary Caldwell, an elderly couple. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Grandpa & Grandma Caldwell." Carte-de-visite format.
[E. F. Caldwell]
Photograph of E. F. Caldwell, father of Frank Caldwell. A handwritten note at the foot of the image says, "Papa." Carte-de-visite format.
Aunt Sallie Carlton
Photograph of an elderly woman by the name of Sallie Carlton. Carlton was the wife of Charles Carlton, founder of Carlton College in Bonham.