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Almanac, 1856.

Description: The almanac includes general information about medicine, statistics, recipes, folk remedies, and meteorology for 1856.
Date: 1856
Creator: Duffau, Francis T.
Item Type: Book

The 2nd State Capitol

Description: Photograph of the 2nd capitol building for the state of Texas. There is a attached to the bottom right hand corner of the photograph a label that reads "The 2nd State Capital [sic]. Located on the site of the present Capital [sic], Burned in 1881." The land in front of the building is terraced and a pathway extends from the entrance down the terraces.
Date: [1853, 1881]
Item Type: Photograph

[Correspondence/petition to Governor E.M. Pease]

Description: A letter/petition, signed by multiple parties, asking Governor E.M. Pease for executive clemency for Mathias Lindberg, who had been convicted of perjury. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter/petition.
Date: 1855-uu-uu
Item Type: Letter

[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from R.L. Waddill]

Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from R.L. Waddill regarding murder indictments for several men not in custody—he suggests that a reward should be offered for the men—and accompanying indictments.
Date: 1855-11-15/1856-01-04
Creator: Waddill, R.D.
Item Type: Letter