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Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 1887

Description: Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: January 1, 1887
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Item Type: Letter

[Receipt from Daly, Miller, & Co. for Cattle Purchase]

Description: Receipt for A. D. Kennard's purchase of 16 cattle and some hay. A handwritten note at the bottom of the receipt appears to say "We have steady market. Prospects fair. Cable not quite heavy enough."
Date: May 7, 1884
Creator: Daly, Miller, & Co.
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of Postcard from R. Cook to W. A. Morris, June 3, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a postcard from R. Cook of St. Jo, Texas to W. A. "Bud" Morris of Montague concerning payment in the Frieze case for $5.00 each for him and Hyden, plus $2.50 for a total of $12.50. It can be paid by Morris or Levi Perryman to keep someone from staying in jail.
Date: June 3, 1880
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from J. B. Caldwell, August 1, 1881]

Description: Letter from J.B. Caldwell of U.S. Treasury Department to Hamilton K. Redway stating that his item, as late of Co. "K," N.Y. volunteer cavalry will be disposed of as early as practicable. If a balance is certified it will be subject to appropriation by Congress.
Date: August 1, 1888
Creator: Caldwell, J. B.
Item Type: Letter

[Envelope, June 9, 1889]

Description: Envelope for Mrs. Loriette C. Redway from from the Department of the Interior, United States Pension Agency. The envelope is dated June 9, 1889.
Date: June 9, 1889
Creator: United States Pension Agency
Item Type: Text

[Bacon and Shakespere: Proof that William Shakespere Could Not Write.]

Description: Excerpt discussing the handwriting of William Shakespeare including examples of his signature. According to a note at the end of the pamphlet: "The foregoing pages are copied by permission from a very interesting pamphlet published by W. H. Burr, of Washington, D.C., under the title 'Shakespeare Could Not Write.'" Document published by Wm. Henry Burr which discusses Shakespeare's signatures.
Date: January 22, 1886
Creator: Burr, William Henry
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Chautauqua University: The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, 1885-1886]

Description: The pamphlet discusses the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, an organization promoting the habits of reading; study in nature, art, and science; and scholarship in secular and scared literature. This organization was a "home college," offering four year programs, local circles for discussion, and summer meetings. Information on this organization, fees, and course descriptions are presented in this pamphlet.
Date: 1885/1886
Creator: Chautauqua University
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Land grant, December 27, 1882]

Description: Land grant from the state of Texas to Levi Perryman for 53 1/6 acres of land in Montague County approximately 9 miles from the town of Montague.
Date: December 27, 1882
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Item Type: Legal Document

[Land Grant, May 17, 1883]

Description: This is a land grant from the State of Texas to Levi Perryman. It has been signed by governor John Ireland, and W.C Walsh, commissioner of the general land office. The land is 90 2/5 acres, and is about 10 miles from the city of Montague.
Date: May 17, 1883
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Item Type: Legal Document