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Hook for Spoon-Handles.

Description: Patent for a detachable hook, made of wire, for spoon-handles and the like, and is used to prevent a spoon or similar article from slipping into the vessel in which it is placed. It can be easily removed from the spoon-handle.
Date: December 29, 1896
Creator: Gannon, Robert M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to James E. B. Austin, November 29, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to James E. B. Austin encouraging James to visit Missouri with his wife, and passing along news that many of the papers documenting Stephen F. Austin's business with Col. Anthony Butler were lost when Woodson's house burned down.
Date: November 29, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 29, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on March 29, 1829, offering a brief report on a variety of matters including a land deal between Mr. Battles and Doc. Knuckols, James' desire to build a home, his missing mare, and John Austin running his boat aground.
Date: March 29, 1829
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his Brother, April 29, 1859]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother discussing brief news about him and his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He sent gifts to some friends and that he hoped they arrived safely. He had begun constructing a kitchen and dining room for his home and asked that his brother try to locate some seeds that were misplaced somewhere.
Date: April 29, 1859
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from David Osterhout to Orlando Osterhout, July 29, 1860]

Description: Letter from David Osterhout to his brother, Orlando Osterhout, discussing his family. His children had gotten well after having the measles and he said they were doing well after moving to Texas. The hot weather was making it difficult for David to work and he wished he had money to buy cattle and sheep to lighten his work load. He hoped his letter found Orlando well and wanted to hear from him soon.
Date: July 29, 1860
Creator: Osterhout, David
Partner: Austin College