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[Letter from Harris County Clerk to Newly-weds]

Description: Form letter to newlyweds from the Office of R. E. Turrentine, Jr., County Clerk of Harris County, stating that the marriage license will be microfilmed and stored in the permanent records of the County Clerk. The newlywed couple will receive a certified copy. A large portion of the letter gives newlyweds advice on how to settle arguments in their married life.
Date: 196u
Creator: Turrentine, R. E., Jr.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Sample Jewish Marriage Certificate]

Description: Sample marriage certificate (called a Ketubah) presented to couples married at the Congregation Ahavath Sholom in Fort Worth, Texas as of 1990. The certificate includes three panels. On the far left, text primarily in English describes the vows of marriage. In the center, the main text of the certificate is in Hebrew with blanks for specific information; the text is surrounded by illustrations of plants and crops. On the far right there are lines for names and signatures of participants and witnesses. This form was designed by the Rabbinical Assembly (an organization of American Conservative rabbis).
Date: 1990
Creator: Rabbinical Assembly
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[News Article of a Wedding Anniversary, 1951]

Description: Photocopy of a Brady Standard Herald news article reporting the 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. August Young (including the names of their children) and tracing the couple's experiences in traveling from Sweden to America and McCulloch County and also noting changes in the county and Brady observed by them during the years of their residence.
Date: January 8, 1951
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Letter from John Sayles to David W. Stephens, June 14, 1932]

Description: Letter from John Sayles to David W. Stephens stating that resetting the Underwood case to the next week may not be possible due to another breach of the promise of marriage case that will be tried all week. However, it may be possible to reset it to the week of July 11. Sayles asks what Stephens wishes to do about the matter.
Date: June 14, 1932
Creator: Sayles, John
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library