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[Certificate of Promotion for P. Bishop]

Description: Certificate promoting P. Bishop to the office of the Chief of the fire department in San Antonio, Texas, signed by Mayor Bryan Callaghan.
Date: May 24, 1911
Creator: Callaghan, Bryan
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Dallas City Hall Building Contract]

Description: Legal contract describing work by an architectural company (C. D. Hill and Company) to furnish plans to the city of Dallas for a municipal building, to be located on Main Street between Harwood and Commerce streets, and to serve as the Dallas City Hall.
Date: January 22, 1913
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Robinson to Boteler: Deed of Gift of Negroe Betsy

Description: Text in which Alexander Robinson transfers ownership of a slave named Betsy to his son-in-law, Henry Boteler. Robinson is noted as residing in Baltimore, Maryland, while Boteler is from Shepherds Town, Virginia. Betsy is approximately sixteen years old.
Date: July 15, 1917
Creator: Robinson, Alexander
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner]

Description: Original copy of a chattel mortgage agreement between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner in which Bonnell owes $1,358 to Schreiner as well as $400 in other fees. In this document Bonnell places his property, including his goats, up as collateral until he is able to pay back the debt; should he default Schreiner would be empowered to sell the property stated.
Date: November 9, 1912
Creator: Moore, A. H.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner]

Description: Original chattel mortgage document of agreement between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner. The agreement states that Bonnell will secure his debt to Schreiner that amounts to a total of $5,000 by conveying his "entire flock of goats" and "entire flock of sheep" as collateral until he is able to pay the debt that is to be due on November 1, 1917. Later in the agreement there is a statement that says Schreiner has full authority to sell of the property if Bonnell is not able to pay off the debt.
Date: June 5, 1917
Creator: Leavell, J. R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Copy of a Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner Bank]

Description: Chattel mortgage agreement between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner Bank in the total amount of $4,350 which Bonnell owes to the bank. The document stipulates that the debt is due on July 1, 1919, and Bonnell is putting up his "entire flock of goats" and "entire stock of cattle" as collateral to secure the note; if the debt is not paid then the bank "shall thereupon be fully empowered to sell the property herein mortgaged." There is an attached note at the bottom that reads in part: "The note herein secured is given in renewal of balance owing by me to said Charles Schreiner Bank on a certain note of date June 5, 1917." Also attached on the back is a certificate acknowledging that this copy has been filed.
Date: December 17, 1918
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner Bank]

Description: Chattel mortgage agreement between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner Bank in the total amount of $4,350 which Bonnell owes to the bank. The document stipulates that the debt is due on July 1, 1919, and Bonnell is putting up his "entire flock of goats" and "entire stock of cattle" as collateral to secure the note; if the debt is not paid then the bank "shall thereupon be fully empowered to sell the property herein mortgaged." There is an attached note at the bottom that reads in part: "The note herein secured is given in renewal of balance owing by me to said Charles Schreiner Bank on a certain note of date June 5, 1917." Also attached on the back is a certificate acknowledging that the copy of this document has been filed.
Date: December 17, 1918
Creator: Leavell, John R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Copy of a Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner, June 26, 1913]

Description: Copy of Chattel mortgage agreement made between Charles Schreiner and W. H. Bonnell who is indebted to Schreiner for a total of $900. In this document, Bonnell states that he has conveyed and mortgaged a portion of his property to Schreiner as collateral until he was able to pay off the debt that is to be due on October 1, 1913.
Date: June 26, 1913
Creator: Leavell, J. R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Copy of a Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner]

Description: Copy of a chattel mortgage agreement between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner in which Bonnell owes $1,358 to Schreiner as well as $400 in other fees. In this document Bonnell places his property, including his goats, up as collateral until he is able to pay back the debt; should he default Schreiner would be empowered to sell the property stated.
Date: November 12, 1912
Creator: Moore, A. H.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Copy of a Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner]

Description: Copy of a chattel mortgage agreement made between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner acknowledging the debt owed to Schreiner by Bonnell. According to the document Bonnell has a debt totaled at $5,000 to be paid by November 1, 1917; as collateral, Bonnell is putting up his entire flock of goats and sheep to Schreiner if the debt was not able to be paid off. The document stipulates that Schreiner would have authority to sell off said property if Bonnell was not able to pay off the debt.
Date: June 5, 1917
Creator: Leavell, J. R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Chattel Mortgage Agreement Between W. H. Bonnell and Charles Schreiner, June 26, 1913]

Description: Chattel mortgage agreement made between Charles Schreiner and W. H. Bonnell who is indebted to Schreiner for a total of $900. In this document, Bonnell states that he has conveyed and mortgaged a portion of his property to Schreiner as collateral until he was able to pay off the debt that is to be due on October 1, 1913.
Date: June 26, 1913
Creator: Leavell, J. R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. R. J. Baker, cause no. 1928, 1910

Description: Documents related to court cases in Henderson County, Texas including: The State of Texas vs. R. J. Baker, accused of assault with intent to murder Henry Melton, filed August 30, 1910; The State of Texas vs. Erwin Brown, accused of theft of a horse, filed April 26, 1910; and The State of Texas vs. A. B. Pan, accused of murdering Larkin Price, filed March 19, 1910. Documents include complaints against all three named defendants, subpoenas, arrest warrants for Erwin Brown and R. J. Baker, an appearance bond for Irwin Brown, and a bail bond for R. J. Baker
Date: 1910
Creator: Coker, A. B.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

[Abilene City Ordinances: 1911-1924]

Description: Ledger containing ordinances passed by the city of Abilene, Texas from June 1911 to August 1924.
Date: 1911/1924
Creator: Abilene (Tex.)
Partner: Abilene Public Library

Travis County Election Records: Poll Tax List 1913

Description: List of poll tax payers, exemption certificate holders, and aliens in Travis County in 1913. Shows precinct number; ward number or letter; poll tax or exemption certificate number; and name, age, race, occupation, address, length of residency, and place of birth of voter. Arranged alphabetically by name of voter.
Date: 1913
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

[Release Deed of Trust from Amelia Francis Robischung to Edward B. Leigh]

Description: Statement of the fulfillment of a mortgage paid by Henry B. Robischung of Kalamazoo, Michigan; this release deed is from Amelia Francis Robischung, the widow of Henry, acknowledging the that mortgage in "Volume 4, pages 10-13 of the Deed of Trust records of Kerr County, Texas, is fully satisfied and discharged." The second paragraph is signed by the notary public acknowledging that Amelia appeared and is the same person whose name is on the document.
Date: March 26, 1919
Creator: Leavell, John R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from Virginia Leigh to Edward B. Leigh]

Description: Warranty deed from Virginia Leigh to Edward B. Leigh acknowledging the sale of land for $1 paid by Edward to Virginia. According to the deed Virginia has released her rights to the land purchased by Edward and that he obtained "an undivided one half interest in and to that certain three hundred and twenty acre tract known as Survey No. 1430."
Date: April 4, 1919
Creator: Leavell, John R.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from C. F. Bonnell to W. H. Bonnell]

Description: Deed from C. F. Bonnell to W. H. Bonnell acknowledging W. H.'s payment of $1 in exchange for land from C. F. Bonnell, the widow of John A. Bonnell; W. H. Bonnell is her only son and heir. The deed states that the land being purchased is situated on Verde Creek in Kerr County; the rest of the paragraph details the land, its borders, and size. Finally, the deed includes statements acknowledging that C. F. Bonnell did appear to the clerk to perform this action.
Date: May 8, 1912
Creator: Moore, A. H.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed from Zebulon Jenkins and his Wife to J. E. M. Yates]

Description: Warranty deed from Zebulon Jenkins and his wife, to J. E. M. Yates for "all our undivided one half interest in a to the following described lot, tract or parcel of land" in Grapevine, Texas. According to the description, the purchase is a piece of land in a three acre lot had been "conveyed to E. R. Boardman by E. N. Hudgins and wife," and is the same lot "conveyed by E. R. Boardman and wife G. E. Bushong, J. L. Morehead, Z. T. Wall, J. E. M. Yates and Zeb Jenkins." The statement on the back of the document states that both members of the selling party appeared before the notary public on their on behalf.
Date: November 23, 1916
Creator: Logan, W. H.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[August Young's Declaration of Intention, 1918]

Description: Photocopy of August Young's sworn Declaration of Intention (filed in the McCulloch County District Court) to become a United States citizen, containing his renunciation of loyalty to any foreign power, in particular the King of Sweden, and recitation of his arrival from Jonkaping, Sweden to the port of New York in the State of New York aboard a White Star Line vessel on 1889-02-16 and his present marriage to Annie Young, who was born in Sweden.
Date: August 1918
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Promissory Note from W. H. Bonnell to Charles Schreiner]

Description: Promissory note from W. H. Bonnell to Charles Schreiner in the amount of $1,358 "in United States Gold Coin" with ten percent interest until paid. According to the note there is also a fee of ten ercent "additional on principal and interest if placed in the hands of an Attorney for collection."
Date: November 9, 1912
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Promissory Note and Mortgage from W. H. Bonnell to Charles Schreiner]

Description: Promissory note from W. H. Bonnell to Charles Schreiner worth $1,047 "in United States Gold Coin of the present standard weight and fineness" with a ten percent interest rate until paid. Also included is a certified copy of the chattel mortgage agreement between the two men in which it states that Bonnell will put up his property as collateral until the debt to Schreiner has been fully paid off.
Date: March 24, 1911
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library