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[Bond from Hannah Maxwell to Henry Maxwell, December 24, 1853]

Description: Bond wherein Hannah Maxwell states that she owes Henry Maxwell twenty five dollars. She also writes that she has sold ten and a half acres of headright land to Henry for six dollars and fifty-eight sense. The paper has been stamped with a five-pointed star and notarized by George Pegues.
Date: December 24, 1853
Creator: Maxwell, Hannah
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Letter from William Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll, January 27, 1856]

Description: Letter from William Carroll to his brother Joseph A. Carroll informing him of the news from Louisiana, Missouri. He discusses the price of produce and animals, and mentions several weddings that have occurred. He also mentions that he would like to spend a winter in Texas.
Date: January 27, 1856
Creator: Carroll, William
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll, February 19, 1856]

Description: Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll telling him that Carroll does not need to be repaid the money he gave his son to move to Texas. He also mentions that he is in better health.
Date: February 19, 1856
Creator: Carroll, Joseph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, July 2, 1858]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll informing her of his arrival in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking that she write to him until he can return to Texas.
Date: July 2, 1858
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll, June 28, 1859]

Description: Letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll telling of a murder and upcoming trial in Louisiana. She also lists recent marriages and deaths, and mentions that her father is running for County Surveyor in the next election.
Date: June 28, 1859
Creator: Woods, Mary L.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Second Page of Letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll, June 28, 1859]

Description: Second page of a letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll telling of a murder and upcoming trial in Louisiana. She also lists recent marriages and deaths, and mentions that her father is running for County Surveyor in the next election.
Date: June 28, 1859
Creator: Woods, Mary L.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Elizabeth C. Pew to Joseph A. Carroll, August 4, 1859]

Description: Letter from Elizabeth C. Pew to Joseph A. Carroll imploring him to write to his family in Louisiana. She discusses a recent murder and upcoming trial, and the well-being of his family.
Date: August 4, 1859
Creator: Pew, Elizabeth C.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll telling him news of the family in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking many questions about what Carroll is doing in Texas. He also discusses politics in Missouri, and the presidential race between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Carroll, Joseph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott