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[Unidentified man]

Description: Unidentified black and white portrait of man, broken in two pieces. Man is wearing balck bow tie light shirt, dark suit, and has goatee
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Roy Durie

Description: Color oil Portrait of Roy Durie. Mr Durie is wearing gray felt cowboy hat, black tie, white shirt with pearl buttons, black rim glasses, gray cowboy cut suit, leather embossed belt, gold belt buckle, Texas shaped belt clip, and gold watch chain
Date: July 20, 1964
Item Type: Photograph

Birthday Party for Mrs R V Ferguson

Description: Large group of people atteding a birtday party honoring Mrs R V Ferguson, given by John Sleeper at the Boating and Fishing Club in Waco on December 15, 1938. They are dressed formally, some are seated in chairs in front row and some are standing in back. Those attending: Mrs Allen D Sanford, Mr John Sleeper, Mrs R V Ferguson, Mr Allen D Sanford, Miss Minnie Killough, Judge P S Hale, Mrs R L Baldridge, Mr H J Cureton, Mrs A J Hall, Mr Tom M Sleeper, Mrs Jennie Crow, Judge W M Sleeper, Mrs P S Hale, Mr R L Baldridge, Mrs W M Sleeper, Mr R V Ferguson, Mrs John Sleeper, Dr A J Hall, Mrs Ida E Lumpkin, Mr R M Killough, Mrs Tom M Sleeper, Mr Frank Woodruff, Miss Mary Pearl Hale, Mrs Hattie Bush, Mrs Craig Logan, Miss Marjorie Hale, Mr Craig Logan, Mrs H J Cureton, Miss Susie Sleeper
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1859]

Description: Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1850 to "My dear Doctor," probably Thomas Moore of Burnet County. Discusses his travels through Texas, and various land transactions. He directs that any letters sent by Phin be forwarded to Graham. Phineas De Cordova was Jacob De Cordova's brother and partner in their Land agent business.
Date: November 20, 1859
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob Raphael
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to Thomas Moore from Jacob De Cordova, April 13, 1867]

Description: Letter from Jacob De Cordova to Dr. Thomas Moore, dated April 13, 1867. De Cordova issues instructions to pay taxes on several tracts of land in Burnet County. Named persons include: George W. Chambers, John D. Phillips, W.G. Cooke, H.L. Dickson, and Francisco Y. Barboa.
Date: April 13, 1867
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob Raphael
Item Type: Letter