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[Ledger of daily slave activities]

Description: Ledger detailing the daily activities of those who were slaves to Michael Reed. Names of those enslaved include Jack, Dan, Ed, Gim/Jim, Johan, Gorge, Abe, Little Gim/Jim, Bill, Luce, Bet, Sal, Lizzy/Lizey, Nelee[?], Ike, and Johan. Activities include working with cotton and corn, ginning, herding, clearing, "house," "sick," chopping, fodder, and "nothing." On the last page, some quantities and the name "Josiah P. Gates."
Date: [1858-1859?]
Creator: Reed, Michael
Partner: Southwestern University

Improvement in Seed-Planters.

Description: Patent for the improvement of seed planters using a gage-wheel "to regulate the depth of the furrow made by the plow" (lines 16-17), including illustration.
Date: December 28, 1858
Creator: Marshall, Frank M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Montague County

Description: Map of Montague County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: December 22, 1858
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Partner: Texas General Land Office