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Gate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gates.
Date: April 26, 1898
Creator: Gilbert, John W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Houston County.

Description: Cadastral map of Houston County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: 1859
Creator: Stremme, C. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Houston Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Houston County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and blue and red ink. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Houston County

Description: Geologic map of Houston County, Texas, showing Conglomerate Iron Ore, Laminated Iron Ore, Lignite, Miocene Tertiary, and Eocene Tertiary. The map also includes towns, roads, and bodies of water. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (10 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Kennedy, W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Houston County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Houston County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A key is included in the upper-right corner of the map, indicating titles in Burnet's Colony and Vehlin's Colony, titles by Alcaldes of Nacogdoches and Charles S. Taylor, and old titles on deposit. No scale information is given.
Date: 1868
Creator: Stremme, C. O.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map, Houston County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Houston County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, oil fields, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, national forests, and state parks. Map includes three inset maps - Austonio, Latexo, and Weldon - key to counties and key to sheets diagrams, and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. Handwritten notes have been made to the map in pencil to indicate the approximate route of the Old San Antonio Road and the location of Robbins's Ferry. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1966
Creator: Texas. Highway Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map, Houston County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Houston County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, oil fields, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, state prison farms, national forests, and state parks. Map includes four inset maps - Ratcliff, Weches, Augusta, and Kennard - and a key to sheets diagram. A hand-drawn line has been made on the published map to indicate the approximate route of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1966
Creator: Texas. Highway Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cultivator-Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in cultivator-plow through the positioning and connection of parts. Adjustable plow for different cultivating functions and different crops, especially for cotton. Illustration and materials recommendations included.
Date: March 18, 1902
Creator: Sheffield, James A. D. & Sheffield, John C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[$1.00 Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "Good for $1.00 in Trade"; on the other side it has the text: "Kennedy Bros., Grapeland, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[50-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Trade"; on the other side it has the text: "Kennedy Bros., Grapeland, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[25-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Kennedy Bros., Grapeland, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[10-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is gold-colored, and says, "Good for 10 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[50-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 50 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[5-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[25-Cent Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 25 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[$1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for $1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "R. L. Shivers, Crockett, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[10-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 10 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Kennedy Bros., Grapeland, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Kennedy Bros., Grapeland, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cotton chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1900
Creator: Brooks, John Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow.

Description: Patent for a new and useful harrow, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 26, 1899
Creator: Blount, Blanton E. & Guice, Benjamen R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Truss.

Description: Patent for a new and improved truss for relieving or supporting hernia, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Oliver, Zebulon
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trace-Carrier

Description: Patent for trace carrier for a plow "especially designed to support the trace adjustably in a vertical direction, so as to vary the line of the draft upon the plow and also provide a guide and support for the reins" (lines 9-13), including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Smith, William F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Check-Line Buckle.

Description: Patent for "...a novel means for connecting a check-line to the main line..." (lines 11-12) including illustrations.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Snell, David C. F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department