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Fire-Kindler.

Description: Patent for a composition of matter to be used for kindling fires. Ingredients, proportions of ingredients and mixing instructions are included. No illustration.
Date: December 20, 1881
Creator: Boyd, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas J. Tone to Gail Borden, Jr., April 24, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Tone to Gail Borden, Jr., in which Tone informs Borden that he has selected three leagues of land in Austin's lower colony on behalf of Amos Pollard, A. C. Holmes, and John Tyler. Tone asks Borden to record these selections in the land office, and to send twenty-four sheets of stamp paper.
Date: April 24, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, April 29, 1884]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C. In matter of relations between Absentee Shawnee and Potawatomi Indians, their removal to Kansas on thirty-square mile tract in Indian Territory, and the Potawatomi to purchase 160 acres for each head of family and Shawnee to have theirs as a gift.
Date: April 29, 1884
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. M. Haworth, March 3, 1884]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to J. M. Haworth in Washington D.C., stating that Vore secured a copy of the Treaty between the Republic of Texas and the Cherokees and their associated bands. He also hopes Davidson will succeed in getting legislation through Congress to enable him to secure the Cherokees their rights.
Date: March 3, 1884
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Formal Group Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women dressed up and wearing name tags, standing on steps. The first man on the left in the back row is identified as Thomas Mayes, Travis County Agricultural Agent.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library