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[Statement of Power of Attorney]

Description: Legal statement outlining the power of attorney granted by John West of Robertson County regarding a piece of land.
Date: November 21, 1838
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of Robertson County

Description: Blueline print of survey map of Robertson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, railroads, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: 1863
Creator: Thielepape, George F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Robertson Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Robertson 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. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1919
Creator: Maxey, John W. & Newton, John C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map, Robertson County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Robertson County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, cemeteries, oil fields, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, mines or quarries, railroads, ranches, state parks, military bases, a federal prison, and airports. Map includes eight inset maps (Easterly, Ridge, New Baden, Inset No. 1, Bremond, Benchley, Wheelock, and Mumford), a key to counties diagram, and a legend in the lower-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (appropriately 2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hearne Independent School District, June 2006

Description: Report reviewing the management and performance of the Hearne Independent School District's (HISD's) educational, financial, and operations. functions.
Date: June 28, 2006
Creator: Texas. Legislative Budget Board.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[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: "Mrs. E. Schultz & Son, New Baden, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Mrs. E. Schultz & Son Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin says, "Good for 50 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Mrs. E. Schultz & Son, New Baden, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Merchandise Tokens]

Description: Two of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." Only one side of the first coin is included and says, "Not Transferable, Good for 25 [cents] in Merchandise Only as the store of Steiner & Dallmeyer, Burton, Texas." The second coin says, "Good for 10 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Paul Schultz Bank, New Baden, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pneumatic Cotton-Handling Machine.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in pneumatic cotton handling machines.
Date: May 17, 1898
Creator: Fuller, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Word-Counter for Type-Writing Machines.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in word counters for type writing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Moseley, Marion S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Boiler-Feed Regulator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful boiler feed regulator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Mitchell, Charles Bradley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Nellie Welch Smith]

Description: Photograph of Nellie Welch Smith, wife of Wesley Asbury Smith, MD. She wears a button-up bodice and a dark skirt. She stands next to a rock, on which she rests her left hand.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Sink, D. P.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Dr. Wesley Asbury Smith]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Wesley Asbury Smith, shown from the waist up in a suit, jacket, and bow tie. Wesley Asbury Smith, MD was the son of Anthony Garnett Smith, Jr. and Elizabeth M. Smith of Upson and Talbot Counties, Georgia. He came to Texas in 1886 after graduating with honors from the Louisville Medical College. He married Nellie Welch in 1887. For a time, he was associated in the drug business with Dr. James G. Adams. Over the years, he and his family lived in Branchville, Millican, and Hearne, Texas.
Date: 18uu
Creator: M. & G. Photo Pavillion
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Sash Construction

Description: Patent for sash construction with grooves no need for putty or points.
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Holland, Willie, Washington
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for "an automatic weighing-machine possessing simplicity, accuracy, and capable of continuous and automatic operation" (lines 13-16).
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Weighing-Machine

Description: Patent for new weighing machine and hopper dispensing cotton-seed meal, including illustrations
Date: March 12, 1901
Creator: Perry, Frank S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mower or Reaper

Description: Patent for the improvements of machines called mowers or reapers. It includes an explanation of the improved specifications.
Date: September 17, 1901
Creator: Love, Patrick H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton Feeders and Cleaners for Cotton-Gins.

Description: Patent for "devices for feeding seed-cotton to cotton-gins, and also, for cleaning the same preparatory to ginning; and it consists of a hopper having wires extending from side to side over a revolving toothed cylinder and a concave thrasher, and being made to reciprocate on a track by pinions on the ends of the thrasher-cylinder, working in double rack-bars, one in each side of the hopper, so contrived that the pinions run them over one way and under the other, making a simple and cheap mode of obtaining the motion." (Lines 6-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1876
Creator: Colquitt, George F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for "an improved fastening or tie for cotton-bales, &c.; and it consists of two angular plates, secured at the rear part to one end of the band generally used in baling cotton, &c., and the front part thereof being provided with V-shaped jaws, which engage with angular slots in the opposite end of the band." (Lines 12-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1877
Creator: Hanson, Asbury J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoe.

Description: Patent for improvements in horseshoes, which will have two parts that pivot together at the toe. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 18, 1891
Creator: Custer, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton-Pickers.

Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton-pickers with design specifications and a description of applications and usage, including illustrations.
Date: June 18, 1878
Creator: Custer, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cotton-Cultivators.

Description: Patent for a new improvement for a cotton-cultivator with different tools and connections, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 6, 1873
Creator: Bates, Finis L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for "an improved plow of simple and inexpensive construction employing two shovels so arranged and attached that either one may be quickly and easily removed to convert the plow into either a right or left hand plow, and has for its further object to provide a plow especially designed for opening new ground wherein the plowing is rendered difficult by the presence of roots and similar growth" (lines 9-18).
Date: December 15, 1896
Creator: Stephens, William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department