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["November 22, 1963" by Sarah T. Hughes, with Lyndon B. Johnson first day of issue cover]

Description: Typescript by United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes recounting her experiences on November 22, 1963, following President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. Judge Hughes describes the scene aboard Air Force One at Love Field as she administered the presidential oath of office to Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. She concludes by expressing her confidence in President Johnson's character and his ability to lead the country in the aftermath of the assassination. In addition to Judge Hughes's narrative, the first page of the typescript serves as a first day of issue cover of a United States postage stamp featuring Lyndon B. Johnson, first authorized for use on August 27, 1973. The postal frank on the first page, below the stamp, reads "AUSTIN, AUG. 27, 1973, TX" and "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE".
Date: August 27, 1973
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985

[Receipt of Levi Perryman, January 21, 1879]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman $2,483.10, for various costs like School Certificate, fees and executing Death Warrant. The return of these fees some are for court minutes and others showed to be a kind of theft.
Date: January 21, 1880
Creator: Darding, Steph H.

[Receipt of Levi Perryman, July 16, 1880]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman through W. A. Morris the sum of $20.65for cost at the Court of Appeals and for the execution issued in case No. 1142.
Date: July 16, 1880
Creator: Fruru, N. F.

[Receipt of Levi Perryman, March 1879]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman through W. A. Morris $14.70 for the execution issued of the Supreme Court of Texas at Austin. Regarding Case No. 3577.
Date: March 1879
Creator: Montgomery, N. J.