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[Transcript of court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce]

Description: Copy of transcript for court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce. A petition was filed on behalf of keep against Groce for breach of contract, Groce denied Keep's allegations and a trial followed. The proceedings include witness depositions. Witnesses include: R.M. O'Neal, Ay Buckner, William Morton, Kinchen Holliman, John Little, William Scott, Simon Miller, John Andrews, A.H. Philips, J.R. Clarke, Stephen Richardson, Warren Buford, James Cummings.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Paychecks for Lee Harvey Oswald]

Description: Photocopy of two paychecks paid to Lee Harvey Oswald. The first is from Jaggars-Chiles-Stovall, Inc. in Dallas, Texas, paid for the period ending on January 2, 1963. The second is from Wm. B. Reily & Company, Inc. in New Orleans, Louisiana, paid for the period ending on May 31, 1963.
Date: May 31, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Lee Harvey Oswald's Birth Certificate]

Description: Photocopy of Lee Harvey Oswald's birth certificate. It reads "This is to Certify, that Lee Harvey Oswald, lawful son of Robert E. Lee Oswald (Dec.) and Marguerite Claverie was born on the 18th day of October, 1939, and registered in Book NO. 807, Folio 1321, on the 25th day of October, 1939."
Date: October 25, 1939
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #1]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas. This copy has colored text.
Date: August 1, 1865
Creator: Steniger, Charles
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #2]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: August 1, 1865
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #3]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: August 1, 1865
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Statement by John Seward, Copy #4]

Description: Copy of a legal statement by John H. Seward in New Orleans regarding his ownership of sixty-seven bales of cotton that were seized by the United States Army in Brownsville, Texas.
Date: August 1, 1865
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Bill of Sale of a Slave Named Adam (or Tircis), December 15, 1859]

Description: Bill of sale witnessed by notary Selim Wagner, containing details of the sale of a slave named Adam or Tircis. Adam was sold for $1,225 by auctioneer for the estate of the deceased Pierre Riviere of New Orleans as directed by his executor, Nicolas Tourne. The buyer was Lucretia Van Woert of Sabine Pass, Texas, though her husband, Theodore Gripon, accepted on her behalf.
Date: December 15, 1859
Creator: New Orleans (La.)
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Bills of Sale of a Slave Named Nancy, June 18, 1838]

Description: Bills of sale of a slave named Nancy. The initial bill was written by notary William Christy in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jacob Sevy is selling Nancy, approximately 15, to John Covington Thomas of Gainsville, Alabama, for $1,200. Handwritten bills are added explaining that John C. Thomas sells Nancy to James Chessher in August 1838 for $3,000, who in turn sells her to Stephen Jackson of Jefferson County, Texas, in 1840 for $1,000. A separate paper is included with a description of this document.
Date: June 18, 1838
Creator: New Orleans (La.)
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast