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[Letter from Austin A, Yates, April 12, 1865]

Description: Letter from Austin A. Yates to the Colonel commanding the 1st N. Y. Vet. Cavl. which certifies the following men as Privates in the 1st Company N. Y. Vet. Cavalry: James A. Wilkie, Theron King, Myron H. Densmore, Benjamin F. Carpenter, and John D. Humphrey. These men were certified as privates by Capt. Capt. S. M. Harmon and received bounties for their promotions. The bounties were: advanced pay in the sum of $13.00, a premium on the sum of $2.00, and a bounty in the sum of $60.00. Hamilton K. Redway is listed with the promoted soldier's signatures.
Date: April 12, 1865
Creator: Yates, Austin A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Junia Roberts Osterhout from her Sister, December 2, 1876]

Description: Letter from her sister to Junia Roberts Osterhout regarding her life in West Virginia. Her husband received an engineer position from the government in public improvements and was sent to West Virginia. They were residing in a boarding house and she mentioned that there was a young man there who was also from Pennsylvania. She expressed regret that Junia and her husband had not visited last summer and hoped at least John could come see them. She concluded the letter with news concerning their mother. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Date: December 2, 1876
Partner: Austin College

[Transcript of Letter from George M. Patrick to Gail Borden, March 23, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George M. Patrick to Gail Borden, Jr., in which Patrick requests survey or map information concerning the meandering of the San Jacinto River between several leagues of private land. Patrick promises to compensate Borden for his trouble.
Date: March 23, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History