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Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd

Description: This volume includes information about the play-party in Oklahoma, folklore of Texas birds, tall tales, folk anecdotes, Texas folk songs and ballads, and other folklore (back cover). The index begins on page 185.
Date: 2000
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press


Description: Patent for "improvements in fence or other posts and bases thereof, and especially telegraph and telephone posts" (lines 13-15). The design involves "a minimum amount of lumber" and "a maximum amount of strength" (lines 17-19). It claims further benefits, such as "preventing early decay" (lines 22-23) allowing "perfect drainage" (lines 25-26), and facilitating the re-use of old posts.
Date: August 11, 1903
Creator: Beazley, John & Beazley, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a rail anti-spreader to prevent the rails from spreading over time with expansion and contraction from the weather.
Date: October 31, 1911
Creator: Clark, Edward D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for "an improved wire stretcher especially adapted for use in localities where trees or other stationary objects from which to pull are scarce" (lines 11-15).
Date: March 29, 1910
Creator: Carnes, John P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

San Jacinto Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of San Jacinto County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Blau, F. G. & Terrell, O. O.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hub for Vehicle Wheels.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wheel-hub. This design "has for its object the provision of a simple and effective separable hub composed of the fewest possible number of parts and capable of resisting strain in every direction. [The] hub is made with a central box for receiving the axle spindle, and having a central enlargement or collar on its outer side. The two body portions of the hub are set upon the box and fit up against the collar. They are provided on their opposing faces with lugs, whi… more
Date: June 25, 1889
Creator: Clark, Edward D. & Clark, Simmion C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher. This design "consist[s] of the bar notched at one end to receive a barbed wire, and provided with a ferrule at its opposite end, having the short arm and the long arm, the stud serrated on its inner side at the outer end of the arm, and the serrated cam-lever pivoted between the arms, the bar being adapted to be used as a lever in connection with a fence-post as a fulcrum" (lines 53-61).
Date: August 11, 1885
Creator: McMickin, Levi Scott
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 853, Chapter 528

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the San Jacinto Special Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
Date: June 15, 2007
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: JC-330

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, John Cornyn, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether the wife of the chairman of the San Jacinto County Republican Party is prohibited from serving as a judge on the Early Voting Ballot Board (RQ-0276-JC)
Date: January 12, 2001
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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