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[Funeral receipt]

Description: A receipt for the "funeral of [E.M. Pease’s] child," Anne Marshall Pease.
Date: September 19, 1862
Item Type: Text

[Funeral receipt]

Description: A receipt for printing and circulating funeral tickets (possibly for the funeral of Anne Marshall Pease, daughter of E.M. & Lucadia Pease).
Date: 1862-08-uu
Item Type: Text

[Correspondence from Lucadia Pease to Juliet Niles]

Description: 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.
Date: November 9, 1860
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Item Type: Letter

[Post-Civil-War loyalty oath signed by Judge J.B.M. McFarland]

Description: 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.
Date: September 24, 1867
Item Type: Text

[Tightrope walker John Devier on Congress Avenue]

Description: 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)."
Date: 1867
Creator: Jordan-Ellison
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: 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.
Date: 1860
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Young African Americans]

Description: 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.
Date: [1860..1890]
Item Type: Photograph