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[Promissory Note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore, 1884]

Description: Promissory note from C. B. Moore to H. S. Moore in 1884. C. B. Moore promised to pay $55 by July 20, 1884. The amount was paid off on October 6, 1884. On the reverse side of the note are some handwritten notes by C. B. Moore regarding the state of his finances.
Date: October 6, 1884
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, October 9, 1884]

Description: They received their letter and happy to hear they are doing well. She mentions that her family is also well. She then talks about the weather they have been having. Although it has been raining the springs and wells are going dry. Abe had a well drilled close to the house, but could not keep it close to the house because of gas. A new well was between the barn and the spring, but again there was gas in it. Florence was watching a little girl. Mat Nay or Mat Frankland died. She mentions that owls have been taking her turkeys. Dinky sold her other cow. She comments on Linnet being so helpful and Birdie as well. She asks that they write soon. Alice writes about the subjects she is learning in school and how she wishes Linnet was there to play with her and Birdie. She mentions that her mother is going to town and what happened to Mary Dodd in the orchard.
Date: October 9, 1884
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from E. B. Convers to Gertrude Osterhout, October 8, 1884]

Description: Letter from E. B. Convers to his cousin, Gertrude Osterhout, regarding news he had heard about her health. He was glad to hear she had recovered from being sick and mentioned a dispute that seemed to be going on between him and a mutual acquaintance. He told her that he would be heading to Washington for work soon. Included is an envelope addressed to "Miss Gertrude Osterhout."
Date: October 8, 1884
Creator: Convers, E. B.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, October 31, 1884]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his sister, Gertrude Osterhout, regarding news from home. He wrote that their father was canvassing the neighborhood since he was running for a public office and let his sister know that the family would like for her to visit. Paul requested the Gertrude bring a canary back home and offered to go the skating rink of she wanted to learn to skate. A circus came into town and the family went to see the shows. Included is an envelope addressed to "Miss Junia Osterhout."
Date: October 31, 1884
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College

Travis County Naturalization Records: Declaration Minutes A, pages 1-208

Description: Notices filed by aliens, declaring intention to become citizens of United States, showing declaration number; court of jurisdiction; county; name, age, occupation, personal description, place of birth, date of birth, and present address of alien; country from which alien emigrated; name of vessel on which alien arrived or character of conveyance or name of transportation company if alien arrived by means other than vessel; alien's last foreign residence; name of foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty to which alien renouncing allegiance; port and date of arrival in United States; statement that alien not an anarchist or a polygamist or believer in practice of latter; signature of alien making declaration; date sworn and subscribed; and signature of court clerk or deputy. Arranged chronologically by date recorded; indexed in file. Part 1 of 2.
Date: 1884-10/1890-11
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). District Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County District Clerk’s Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Banks, cause no. 1749, 1885

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Banks, accused of murder, filed February 16, 1885. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman George Osborne, a complaint, a charge, a special charge, a venire facias, details of the preceedings, an arrest warrant, a precept, witness attachments and bonds, and subpoenas.
Date: 1885
Creator: Collins, John, Jr. & Deen, J. T.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John E. Pugh, cause no. 1800, 1885

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John E. Pugh, accused of perjury, filed September 16, 1885. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman George Osborne, a warrant for the arrest of Ned Cobbin, an application for attachments, witness attachments, an arrest warrant, and subpoenas. There is also a complaint filed for cause no. 215 signed by J. E. Pugh attached to another document. There is an additional arrest warrant for Vick Stephens. Stephens' warrant is from a different cause but the number is not listed.
Date: 1885
Creator: Collins, John, Jr. & Deen, J. T.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office