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[Letter of Resignation by M. Lidwill]

Description: Letter from Miguel Lidwell to the Laredo City Council resigning from his post as treasurer for the city because he needs to travel. He also proffers the accounts he has kept for 1858-1859 (not included).
Date: December 31, 1859
Creator: Lidwill, Miguel
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the cotton-seed planter in the arrangement of the hopper, roller with stirring and feeding teeth attached while distributing seeds accurately, including illustration.
Date: December 27, 1859
Creator: Kesler, Charles & Reinhard, Fred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Peach-Parer.

Description: Patent for a paring device for peaches using prongs to hold and rotate the fruit while a blade pares the peach. Includes illustrations.
Date: December 27, 1859
Creator: Hermans, Alva & Hermans, Mary E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter to Adison Wilson, December 18, 1959]

Description: Letter to Adison Wilson from Ziza Moore, Josephus C. Moore, and Will Wallace discussing the possibility of Ziza selling his property and moving and other recent news of family and friends. Will Wallace has written a note to his Uncle Gus discussing his recent trip to his grandfather's house, school, and other news. He says that Elivra is teaching school. Some of the letter is addressed to Charles in particular. The letter was written over several days between December 18, 1859 and December 21, 1859. It has an envelope addressed to Adison Wilson in McKiney, Collin County, Texas. The envelope is torn at the top right corner, and there is a partial postmark from Tennessee.
Date: December 18, 1859
Creator: Moore, Ziza; Moore, Josephus C. & Wallace, Will
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter to Adison Wilson, December 18, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Adison Wilson from Ziza Moore, Josephus C. Moore, and Will Wallace discussing the possibility of Ziza selling his property and moving and other recent news of family and friends. Will Wallace has written a note to his Uncle Gus discussing his recent trip to his grandfather's house, school, and other news. He says that Elivra is teaching school. Some of the letter is addressed to Charles in particular. The letter was written over several days between December 18, 1859 and December 21, 1859.
Date: December 18, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections