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Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Brown County, no. 25

Description: Inventory of records of Brown County housed in the Brown County Courthouse as of 1936 and 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Inspector of Sheep (Defunct). References laws naming Brown County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.
Date: May 1940
Creator: Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Item Type: Book

Memorial to Texans who served the confederacy, Brown County

Description: Photograph of a memorial to Texans who served the confederacy in Brown County. "Camp Collier, C.S.A. Located 13 Mi. southwest, this camp was one of a chain of Texas frontier posts a days horseback ride apart from the Red River to the Rio Grande. Occupied by the Texas Frontier Regiment Patrols and Scouting Parties frequently sent out kept Indian actions in check and rounded up draft evaders. Always needed were food, clothing, horses, ammunition. These men shared few of the glories of the war, yet at the cost of the lives of not a few of them, these confederate soldiers managed to bring a measure of protection to a vast frontier area. A Memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy, erected by the State of Texas, 1963."
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
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