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Brands, Vol. 1

Description: Handwritten directory of brands associated with ranches mainly located in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Directory is arranged alphabetically by brand. Volume one covers A through T.
Date: c. 1890 - 1899
Creator: Cattle Raisers Association of Texas.
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Brands, Vol. 2

Description: Handwritten directory of brands associated with ranches mainly located in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Directory is arranged alphabetically by brand. Volume two covers U through Z, and the numerical brands.
Date: c. 1890 - 1899
Creator: Cattle Raisers Association of Texas.
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Correspondence Between Charles William Sloman and Two Reverends]

Description: Correspondence between Charles William Sloman and Reverend William McCracken concerning the sending of the marriage certificate of Charles and Sarah Sloman when they were married in New Orleans. Sloman's letter was received in New Orleans at Rector Grace Church, and forwarded to McCracken in Nebraska; he had moved here from New Orleans and the letter dated July 6, 1891 asks the new reverend there to send him the information needed. The final letter is sent to Sloman from McCracken in which he says he had enclosed the marriage certificate.
Date: {1891-06-28, 1891-07-06, 1891-07-17}
Creator: Sloman, Charles William & McCracken, William
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 28 - May 4, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet Moore. The letters are dated April 28, 1899 and May 1, 1899. In these first two letters, Lula informs Linnet of the goings-on in her community. The news includes: a discussion about her wrapper and hat, a dialogue about going riding with the White's and Lorena, and details about going to visit the Taylor family. She closes the letter by stating that she needs to read her lesson for the Club meeting and will tell her the remainder of the news soon. In Lula's next letter, dated May 3, 1899, she continues to detail the goings-on in her life and in the community. She discusses their trip to the Taylor's and notes their return trip was pleasant, notes that she stayed with Mrs. White that night because she was sick, and mentions the sewing projects she is working on at present. She closes the letter by stating that she has not yet received a letter from Linnet and hope she is not ill. Lula sends lots of love to Linnet and wishes her sweet dreams. She begins another letter on Thursday May, 4, 1899. In this brief letter, she notes that she has still not received word from Linnet and is feeling anxious about her well-being. She updates Linnet on her sewing projects and mentions that school will be out soon. She wishes that Linnet were there to go to the commencement with her. She closes the letter by sending lots of love and hopes to hear from Linnet soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: {1899-04-28, 1899-05-01, 1899-05-03, 1899-05-04}
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, November 30 - December 2, 1897]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, Moore discusses the goings-on in Collin County since Mary's departure to Tennessee. He details community news and the health of friends, daily chores, weather updates, and a discussion about leading the calves to water. At the end of this letter, he notes that bright has paid him five dollars in interest and tell Mary the most current temperature reading. In the letter dated December 1-2, 1897, Moore informs Mary Ann of the goings-on in Collin County. He details Linnet's and his daily chores and discusses community news with Mary. He notes that he is sending the Paris, Texas paper to Will McGee. He writes a brief letter to Will which discusses the paper and the reason he is sending it to him. After the message to Will, he notes that they have stripped the walnut trees and it looks like rain out. He closes the letter by noting the time and temperature. Moore begins a letter at the bottom of this page which is dated December 2, 1897. He updates Mary on the weather, details that he has not called the household up for the day, and notes the daily chores. He discusses the clock with Mary Ann and that Mr. and Mrs Priest are supplying them with bones and sausages. He mentions that when it is time to kill their hogs the favor will be returned to the Priest family. He closes this letter by stating that he will try to get the letter to the post soon. The envelope is included with this letter.
Date: {1897-11-30, 1897-12-01..1897-12-02}
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letters from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, April 15-18, 1899]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Lula Dalton and is addressed to Linnet. In this letter, Lula details for Linnet the goings-on in Burnet, Texas. She discusses rainy weather they have been having, memories about Cuckle Burr Hill, updates about friends and their plans, sad news about a friend's death, and a dialogue about going riding with Flora. She details the prayer meeting they attended and how she accepted Jim's invitation to walk her home. She tells Linnet about her trip to Aunt Mat's and that is planning on visiting Linnet and staying for some time. She hopes that the two of them can go to Colorado together. Lula begins another letter the next night, Sunday April 16, 1899. In this letter, Lula continues to update Linnet on the goings-on in Burnet since Linnet's departure. She details what she did on that Sunday and also mentions past happenings with her family. She notes that she has made alterations to her sailor shirt, plans to go to Georgetown for Commencement,needs to make a cake for the Baptist supper, and discusses a conversation she and Jim had about Linnet. The remaining pages of the letter detail friends and town gossip. She closes this letter by noting that she must write to Mr. Taylor and hopes that Linnet has a goodnight. In a letter, written on Tuesday April 18, 1899, Lulu details the events which occurred Monday and they include: baking for the Baptist dinner, going to the depot to welcome the soldiers home, and attending the Baptist dinner. She also notes that she has received her handkerchiefs and is thinking of going to Austin to purchase clothing. She mentions they have planted their garden and closes the letter, wishing Linnet a goodnight.
Date: {1899-04-15..1899-04-16, 1899-04-18}
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Victoria County

Description: Cadastral map of Victoria County, Texas in the Gulf Coast region. Some boundaries and features are marked in color. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: UNKNOWN/1895-12-02
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Tax Documents from 1898, 1899, and 1900]

Description: Four tax documents from Kerr County, two of which are dated January 31, 1899 and the other two are dated January 31, 1900. Two of the documents were sent to George L. Leigh and two were sent to Edward B. Leigh; each document states the amount of taxes and the value for property that was assessed. The fifth document was sent to George L. Leigh and says the taxes taken amounted to $14.25.
Date: {1898, 1899, 1900}
Creator: Vann, John W. & Sellers, James
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library