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[Claim certificate: Francis M. White]

Description: Francis M. White to the State of Texas for $31.50 for service in the Army of the Republic of Texas in Capt. Menefee's company under Col. Owen in 1842
Date: August 25, 1851
Item Type: Text

Court record, map of San Antonio River area

Description: Sam S. Smith, clerk, certifies that tract of land along San Antonio River is correctly surveyed, platted and recorded; map included with an area shown as the ‘Town Tract’
Date: October 18, 1852
Item Type: Map

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Front Cover

Description: Illustrations of "Texan Handmen," "The Fandango, "Main Plaza, San Antonio," "Mission Concepcion," "Primitive Bathing," and "Cock Fighting" from Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper
Date: January 15, 1859
Creator: Everett, Richard
Item Type: Text

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 102

Description: Illustrations of "Texan Handmen," "The Fandango, "Main Plaza, San Antonio," "Mission Concepcion," "Primitive Bathing," and "Cock Fighting" from Frank Jessie's illustrated newspaper
Date: January 15, 1859
Item Type: Text

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 103

Description: Illustrations of "Texan Handmen," "The Fandango, "Main Plaza, San Antonio," "Mission Concepcion," "Primitive Bathing," and "Cock Fighting" from Frank Jessie's illustrated newspaper
Date: January 15, 1859
Item Type: Text

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] of law do sell and convey to the aforesa[id] James [S.] Hannah All the right titel [sic] and interest taht said Charles J. C. Lockha[rt] had or possesed [sic] in said negro for even, in witness whereof I do hereunto set, my hand, this date above written. John H. Day, [Sheriff] W. C.
Date: April 5, 1852
Item Type: Legal Document

Lipan-Warrior

Description: Hand-colored stone lithograph of a West Lipan Apache warrior sitting astride a horse and carrying a rifle; from Emory's United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Washington, 1857
Date: 1857
Creator: Schott, A.
Item Type: Artwork