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84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 4160, Chapter 881

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the creation of the Burnet County Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
Date: June 18, 2015
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound, July 17, 1898]

Description: Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning to developments in the organization of a reunion for the veterans of the Confederate Army in Texas. Hicks says that he has "made arrangements with the citizens of Llano, so that I can issue to the veterans 3 days rations." At the end he tells Pound to "bring your tent, and department flag with you."
Date: July 7, 1898
Creator: Hicks, A. F.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound, June 2, 1900]

Description: Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound concerning the upcoming reunion of the old Confederate brigade that they were apart of. Hicks tells the doctor to wear his uniform if possible and that he will send another paper that "will give you General order No 1. calling for the meeting of the Brigade in July." Also included is a newspaper clipping that details the reunion of the Mountain Remnant Brigade of the Confederate veterans, and calls for bids "for the leasing of the Reunion Ground Privileges."
Date: June 2, 1900
Creator: Hicks, A. F.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound, March 1, 1898]

Description: Letter from A. F. Hicks to Dr. Joseph Pound, Surgeon General 3rd Brigade discussing the news that some of their former officers have "offered their services to the government" and that he is preparing his department so that if his brigade were called up "we would be ready for Service in a short time."
Date: March 1, 1898
Creator: Hicks, A. F.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

Ruins of Ft. Croghan

Description: Photograph of a man standing in the ruins of Fort Croghan in Burnet County. The ruins consist of a very low stone wall and other stones strewn about a field.
Date: [1920..1929]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of a river at Marble Falls. This vantage point captures the part of the falls where the calm, reflective water meets with the rocks. A note on the back indicates "Harry Roper's mill on west bank."
Date: 1880
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Marble Falls, Texas

Description: Photograph of the river at Marble Falls. Water flows down the shelves of sedimentary rock. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Roper Mill - at Marble Falls", probably referring to the small building in the distance, slightly to the left of the center of the photograph.
Date: [1880..1890]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Colorado River Near Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River near Marble Falls. The river cuts between two hills, with the photograph being taken from one of them. A note on the back indicates the photo was taken from a bridge at Marble Falls.
Date: 1881
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Granite Mountain

Description: Photograph of two men in a hilly landscape, with a moving train in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas 1882, A&NW [Austin and Northwest] Narrow Gauge R.R."
Date: 1882
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Railroad near Burnet]

Description: Photograph of an Austin and Northwest Railroad train moving through the countryside. Several people are visible on the rear cart of the train, looking at the camera. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Excursion on A&NW RR narrow engine about 1882 near Burnet. W.J.L. Sullivan -- Texas Ranger in for ground with work. Slaughter Gap near Fairland and Marble Falls."
Date: 1882
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Colorado River]

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "The Colorado Northwest of Austin. Llano County, Kingston, Below Falls [...]"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A&NW RR Depot, Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of the Austin and Northwest Railroad depot in Marble Falls. The train station consists of a small building (on the right) with a garden (in the foreground). Men and women are gathered around a train and the building, looking towards the camera.
Date: 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Colorado River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge over the Colorado River near Kingsland and Marble Falls, taken from a distance and capturing it from the side. People are seen crossing the bridge on foot.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Colorado River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge over the Colorado River near Kingsland and Marble Falls. People are crossing it on foot. There is a town and residential area (possibly Kingsland or Marble Falls) visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Granite for the Capitol]

Description: Photograph of people and horses gathered around a deposit of granite. The granite is cut into progressively smaller blocks from its original mass. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Granite Mountain about 1884. This mountain of granite supplied 50,000 tons of granite for the Texas State Capitol at Austin and about 450,000 tons to Galveston for the sea wall and jetties."
Date: 1884
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library