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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: March 28, 1889
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Description: Letter from B.A. Doby to A.D. Kennard about receiving the balance and he also mentions that he will pay Kennard back with interest.
Date: May 16, 1883
Creator: Doby, B. A.
Item Type: Postcard
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.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Dardeux, Comptroller to Levi Perryman, Sheriff and Collector of Montague County discussing letter of the 21st from Deputy W.A. Morris about the deed of lands sold to the state for 1877 taxes. He has received the deed and thinks everything is in order.
Date: February 2, 1880
Creator: Dardeux, Stephen H.
Description: Transcript of a letter from W.O. Davis, Lindsay, Davis & Garnett Attorney's at Law to Misters Stephens and Matlock concerning case being handled in Cooke County rather than Montague County. The letter tells the sheriff the author will "see him out" if there is any trouble over it.
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Davis, W. O.
Description: Transcript of a letter to W.A. "Bud" Morris directing him to deliver to J.F. Dickinson the goods in his hands by levy in the case of Eubank & Company.
Date: May 19, 1880
Creator: Eubank & Co.
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
Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Dardeux, comptroller for State of Texas to W.A. "Bud" Morris discussing discrepancies in balances owed and receipts recorded from 1876 to 1879.
Date: December 8, 1880
Creator: Dardeux, Stephen H.
Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Darden, State Comptroller to W.A. "Bud" Morris discussing credit owed and receipts that were turned in. Discusses receipts involving Levi Perryman, Mr. Perkins, and Judge Rugely.
Date: February 23, 1881
Creator: William Brown
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.
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
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.
Creator: Chautauqua University
Item Type: Pamphlet
Description: Warranty Deed from G. B. and L. Taylor to J. C. Smith, selling a parcel of land in Montague County, Texas on May 9, 1876. The deed was filed with the Montague County Court Clerk on April 22, 1881, and was recorded in Montague County Record of Deeds on October 21, 1881.
Date: October 21, 1881
Creator: Williams, W. A.
Description: This is a statement of county taxes for the previous year, 1879 in Montague county. The document lists different types and amounts of taxes collected.
Date: July 4, 1880
Creator: Perryman, Levi
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
Description: Receipt from the Texas Comptroller's office to Levi Perryman regarding his taxes. Notes are made under post office orders.
Date: March 1, 1881
Creator: Montague County (Tex.)