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[Confederate States Loan]

Description: A bond dated July 1872, guaranteeing "the sum of Fifty Dollars with Interest to be paid the the bearer of this bond, at the seat of government or such place of deposit as may be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury". It has John H. Reagan, Postmaster General of the Confederacy's photograph on it.
Date: July 1872

[Wedding Invitation for Shirley Townsend and Mr. Murray Courtney Howell]

Description: Invitation to the wedding of Shirley Jeannine Townsend to Murray Courtney Howell. (Handwriting on the front of the invitation) Courtney was my godson. I baptised his elder Bro while Vicar of Escondido, California. in 1924-25 - Wm. Blackshear. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: July 14, 1951