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[Message from Jose Lafuente in Laredo]

Description: Message from Jose Lafuente to people in Laredo concerning people who were using flower decorations reserved to Corpus Christi processions must pay a fine of of five pesos within fifteen days; jail sentences are to be issued without payments. Lafuente also references a recent drought.
Date: 1808-06~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Bill of Sale for a 1935 Chevrolet Panel Truck]

Description: Bill of Sale and Application for transfer between Kinsel Motor Company and Alex Bradford for a 1935 Chevrolet Panel Truck. Included in this bill of sale is a new license number, the engine’s identification number, and Alex Bradford’s Corpus Christi address.
Date: July 1, 1936
Creator: Kinsel Motor Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

Average Head - Capacity Curve: Hale Universal Pumper

Description: Detailed intersecting line-graph that shows a motor’s revolution per minute (R.P.M) and the head capacity of a generator. The left side of the graph shows the “Pressure in Pounds per Square Inch” starting at 80 and increases by 20 until 280. On the right side of the graph portrays the Motor and Pump R.P.M starting at 2000 and increasing by 100 until 3400.
Date: June 21, 1937
Creator: Hale Fire Pump Co., Inc.
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Dental License for Eldon Robert Woolsey]

Description: Dental License from the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners for Eldon Robert Woolsey, DDS. He is buried at Waco Memorial Park Cemetery.
Date: July 10, 1937
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Receipt for a Payment to Chevrolet for Thirty Dollars]

Description: Receipt for a Payment to Chevrolet for Thirty Dollars – Receipt for the payment of thirty dollars and zero cents by Alex “Tex” Bradford to the Chevrolet Motor Company.
Date: July 20, 1937
Creator: Chevrolet Motor Company
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-3957

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, Gerald Mann, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Are probate matters "cases" within the meaning of that term as used in House Bill 1080 with reference to establishment of a county law library in Nueces County.
Date: October 7, 1941
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-3955

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, Gerald Mann, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Should the salaries of the court reporters mentioned be paid on the basis of $3,000.00 per annum for the time served in Nueces County only
Date: November 5, 1941
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Returned Envelope Addressed to L. Wolcott]

Description: Returned envelope addressed to Mr. Louis Wolcott from Alex “Tex” Bradford. The Front of the letter features a myriad of stamps that include a 6-cent air mail stamp, and an illustrated hand informing that the letter was unclaimed from the Corpus Christi post office.
Date: October 3, 1943
Creator: Bradford, Alex
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-5985

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, Grover Sellers, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether Nueces County is liable to the City of Corpus Christi or the local Registrar for said City the sum of fifty cents for each birth and death recorded in the Office of the City Registrar.
Date: 1944
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6379

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, Grover Sellers, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether the Comptroller of Public Accounts should pay the salary of the Judge of the 94th Judicial District Court of Nueces County after April 9, 1945 or July 1, 1945, and another question.
Date: January 9, 1945
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-6788

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, Grover Sellers, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Liability of Nueces County for payment of the court stenographer's fee for transcript of testimony taken in a forcible detainer suit to which the county was not a party.
Date: September 12, 1945
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Telegram from J. B. Gonzales to John J. Herrera - 1946-05-25]

Description: A Western Union telegram to John J. Herrera from J. B. Gonzales of the Robstown Council dated May 25, 1946. This telegram is regarding room reservations for the Robstown Council delegates.
Date: May 25, 1946
Creator: Gonzales, J. B.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Texas Attorney General Opinion: V-53

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, Price Daniel, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether the House of Representatives may seat a delegate elected as the "Representative from Nueces County."
Date: February 27, 1947
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: V-314

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, Price Daniel, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Legality of the use or possession of nets in or on the water of Nueces Bay in Nueces County for taking fish and shrimp.
Date: July 26, 1947
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: V-574

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, Price Daniel, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Article 2802j-2, V.C.S., appropriating State-aid to Corpus Christi Junior College at Corpus Christi.
Date: May 13, 1948
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Attorney General Opinion: V-747

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, Price Daniel, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: The authority of Nueces County to erect branch county office buildings in Robstown and Bishop.
Date: December 20, 1948
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Certificate of Honorary Membership in the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas

Description: Certificate given to Sam Rayburn by the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas. Mr. Rayburn was given an honorary membership in the club on November 19, 1949. The document is printed on standard size ivory paper. The text of the certificate reads: "CERTIFICATE OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN THE YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT SAM RAYBURN IS HELD IN SUCH HIGH ESTEEM BY THE MEMBER- SHIP OF THIS ORGANIZATION THAT IT HAS ELECTED TO CONFER UPON HIM THE FULL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, THE AUTHORIZED OFFICER OF THIS ORGANIZATION HAS HERETO AFFIXED HIS OF- FICIAL SIGNATURE THIS 19th DAY OF NOVEMBER 1949. LESLIE CHAPMAN (?) (signature) PRESIDENT"
Date: 1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House State Historical Site

Texas Attorney General Opinion: V-1064

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, Price Daniel, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Taxation of a whip owned by a Louisiana corporation and listing Corpus Christi, Texas, as its home port.
Date: May 29, 1950
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[League of United Latin American Citizens Address from Joe Garza, February 26, 1955]

Description: League of United Latin American Citizens Address from Joe Garza, First National Vice President, date February 26, 1955, asking the Ladies and Men Councils to sponsor different organizations; for example, Girl and Boy Scouts of America, March of Dimes. Garza also calls for councils to report activities that each council participates in for a program committee report. There is also a call to Texas to increase its numbers.
Date: February 26, 1955
Creator: Garza, Joe
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[League of United Latin American Citizens Financial Statement as of March 31, 1955]

Description: League of United Latin American Citizens Financial Statement as of March 31, 1955 from the National Office. Includes details on Assets, Funds, General Fund, and Sinking Fund. Noted on the document is "NOT FOR PUBLICATION."
Date: March 31, 1955
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[League of United Latin American Citizens Financial Statement as of April 29, 1955]

Description: League of United Latin American Citizens Financial Statement as of April 29, 1955 from the National Office. Includes details on Assets, Funds, General Fund, and Sinking Fund. Noted on the document is "NOT FOR PUBLICATION."
Date: April 29, 1955
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Statement endorsing Tony Campos as Candidate for Regional Governor of LULAC for Texas, February, 1956]

Description: Statement endorsing Tony Campos of Lubbock, Texas as Candidate for Regional Governor of League of United Latin American Citizens for Texas. The endorsement contains a supporting statement outlining all of the different offices held by Tony Campos throughout different LULAC Administrations. "If it is Leadership that LULAC needs, Campos has it." The Regional Convention is to take place in Corpus Christi, Texas on February 17 - 19, 1956.
Date: 1956
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
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