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[Dossman-Rueter Wedding #9]

Description: Photograph of a group of people, identified as the wedding party in the Dossman-Rueter wedding, posing together in front of a church alter. The bride and groom are standing in the center of the front row, with three women to the right and three men to the left. Behind them is a second row of two women (left) and two men (right). In the background, decorative woodwork is visible on the wall behind the alter, as well as a crucifix, lit candles, and windows on either side of the alter area.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Blewitt, William
Item Type: Photograph

[Journal of Indian Scout]

Description: Ledger containing journal entries, letters, legal documents, and various other information written and compiled by an Indian scout, including notes related to the Battle of Dove Creek in 1865.
Date: 186u
Item Type: Book

[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