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[Oval ivory frame]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Ivory celluloid set: oval frames with glass (a) 13.5 cm x 18.5 cm; (b) 9 cm x 11.5 cm; (c) container, with lid (d) decorated with pastel flowers
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Account of Funds for the Sewards]

Description: Financial statement for John H. and Laura J. Seward detailing the sale of the estate following Laura Seward's death. The account details the amounts disbursed to cover various costs and final totals.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement from Tom Lewis]

Description: Legal statement of Tom Lewis discussing a wagon train that transported cotton across Texas including information about the owners of the wagons and the persons who were in charge of the train at different points.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Washington County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in reference to older maps of Washington District (1847) and Washington County (1871). Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Washington County]

Description: Map of Washington County, Texas, showing towns, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improved Steering and Turning Apparatus for Vessels.

Description: Patent for improvements in steering vessels: "by means of rotary paddle wheels the blades of which are arranged parallel to keel" (lines 21-23).
Date: May 29, 1866
Creator: Forshey, Caleb G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Marriage License]

Description: Marriage license for Erich Cox and Sarah Scott who married in Washington County, Republic of Texas.;
Date: August 2, 1837
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Print of Washington-on-the-Brazos

Description: View of Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park, Pre-Star of the Republic Museum; Independence Hall, Washington, Texas
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington, Texas

Description: One of two photographs of the town of Washington, Texas
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] of law do sell and convey to the aforesa[id] James [S.] Hannah All the right titel [sic] and interest taht said Charles J. C. Lockha[rt] had or possesed [sic] in said negro for even, in witness whereof I do hereunto set, my hand, this date above written. John H. Day, [Sheriff] W. C.
Date: April 5, 1852
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Coupon

Description: Two plastic "Tuit" coupons; "Worth $.10 on purchase at Reba's Country Cupboard" at Washington-on-the-Brazos.
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: "Alwin Schubert & Co., Brenham, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Schubert Brothers 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: "Schubert Brothers, Brenham, 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 says, "Good for 10 [cents] in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Alwin Schubert & Co., Brenham, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Thread chest, metal knobs, wooden, 6 drawers

Description: Thread chest, metal knobs, wooden, 6 drawers, turned post decoration 1 on each side of front. Maker's Marks: "Best Six Cord"/Spool Cotton for Hand and Machine/Sewing/J&P Coats/White/ Assorted Colors/Black. Lois Jean Cooper Mayer Collection, Supplement 2.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Eugenia Wallace in athletic gear]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Eugenia Wallace in athletic gear, from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Wedding picture of Catherine Veazey Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Wedding picture of Catherine Veazey Wallace (a) in wooden frame (b) painted brown and black with inset carving painted white; gold trim inside; retouched photograph
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Henrietta Veazey]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Picture of Henrietta Veazey, sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey; taken about 1877, year she died; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects. On back of photograph: "Henretta Veazey. Born: 1858 in Gay Hill, Texas. Died: According to family tradition, when 19, same year picture taken, Gay Hill, Texas. Father: Y. Sheppard Veazey. Mother: Amanda Malvina Zimmerman. Older Sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey (Mrs. Eugene Bibb Wallace). Family tradition says she was engaged to William Wallace (no relation to E. B. Wallace). When she died he married her older sister Zoe."
Date: c. 1877
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum