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[L. Miller Home]

Description: Photograph of the parlor of the L. Miller Home on 3rd at Green Street. There is a vehicle parked in front of the house on the left on the photograph. The house has two floors and three chimneys.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[John H Reagan and Confederate States Loan]

Description: John H. Reagan served in many political roles during his lifetime, including: Probate Judge in Henderson County Texas from 1846 - 1847, Representative in the Texas Legislature from 1847-1848, District Judge in Texas from 1852-1857, U.S. Congressman from Texas from 1857-1861, Representative from the Texas Provisional Congress Confederate States of America in 1861, Postmaster General of the Confederacy from 1861-1865, Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederacy in 1865, Delegate to the Convention Framing the Constitution of Texas in 1874-75, once again as U.S. Congressman from Texas from 1875-1887, Senator from Texas in the U.S. Congress from 1887-1891, and last but not least, Chairman of the Railroad Commission in Texas from 1891-1902. He was also among the original commissioners that organized the Texas State Historical Association. He died in March 1905 in Anderson County Texas and is buried in the East Hill section of the Palestine City Cemetery. The certificate is one of the certificates he issued while serving as Postmaster General of the Confederacy. It assigns John Caudle as Postmaster of the Union Mills Post Office, located in Havanna County, Virginia.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Confederate States Loan]

Description: A bond dated July 1872, guaranteeing "the sum of Fifty Dollars with Interest to be paid the the bearer of this bond, at the seat of government or such place of deposit as may be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury". It has John H. Reagan, Postmaster General of the Confederacy's photograph on it.
Date: July 1872
Partner: Palestine Public Library

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2665, Chapter 688

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to authorizing the commissioners court of a county to adopt and impose standards and specifications for the design and installation of address number signs to identify properties located in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2666, Chapter 17

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the authority of the Lower Neches Valley Authority to acquire, own, operate, maintain, and improve the Devers Canal System, its water rights, and associated property.
Date: May 12, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 2668, Chapter 1143

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the creation of the Smith Road Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Jefferson County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting levee and flood hazard mitigation powers.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department