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Heller's Galveston Directory, 1880-1881

Description: General directory for Galveston, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "the address of all white persons, in and out of the city limits, with a classified business directory, post offices and counties in this state, money-order offices, &c."
Date: 1880
Creator: Heller, John H.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

Receipt Book Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved holder for receipt books. This "is especially designed for the use of weighers" (line 8). The design calls for being "attached to the scales . . . that is, in the most convenient and agreeable position for the weigher. The book is always at hand, can be fully controlled by the weigher, and saves him [or her] very much trouble" (lines 42-48).
Date: November 2, 1880
Creator: Dickey, Robert Barbour
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department