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[Allen Hall, Tillotson Institute]

Description: Photograph of a five-story brick building with a mansard roof. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Allen Hall, Erected 1880-1881, Demolished 1966." Cabinet card format.
Date: [1880..1901]
Creator: Hill, S. B.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Articles of Agreement Between Edward B. Leigh and W. D. C. Burney, March 1, 1887]

Description: Articles of agreement prepared "by and between W. D. C. Burney...and Edward B. Leigh of St. Louis Mo." This agreement was for the sale of a piece of land for the sum of four hundred dollars; W. D. C. Burney promises to "make and deliver to the said E. D. Leigh, a good and sufficient deed."
Date: March 1, 1887
Creator: Leigh, Edward B. & Burney, W. D. C.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

Beauties of San Antonio River

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio River. The silhouettes of three individuals are visible in the bottom left corner of the image. The other side of the river has buildings behind a wooden fence. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio.
Date: 1889
Creator: Jacobson, M. E.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bill of Sale and Transfer from George L. Leigh to John A. Bonnell]

Description: Bill of sale from George L. Leigh to John A. Bonnell acknowledging the sale of land and 110 heads of cattle. The note goes on to say that this "transfer and Bill of Sale is made on the following terms and conditions to secure the payment of a promissory note for $782.66" from Bonnell, payable on May 1, 1887. The check included in the record is worth $716.66 from John A. Bonnell to Edward A. Leigh.
Date: October 1, 1886
Creator: McFarland, A. M.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[C. J. Nelin's Order of Final Naturalization]

Description: A partial list or Manifest for the S.S. ADRIATIC, signed by J. W. Jennings, Master, after the ship arrived at the Port of New York, N.Y., on 1881-05-28 lists 29-years-old Carl J. Nelin as a steerage passenger along with many other Swedish emigrants and shows his occupation as "Laborer."
Date: May 28, 1881
Creator: Marcott, Ruth Nelin
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Cathedral of San Fernando, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Cathedral of San Fernando in San Antonio, Texas. Several shops are visible in the street to its right. A hrose adn carriage is parked in front of one of the shops. The plaza in front of the buildings is muddy. The back of the photograph has a detailed history of the building and its predating missions printed on it. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. E.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Century Plant, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a man standing by a century plant. The century plant has a long stalk that stretches several meters into the air, with flowers blooming on the top. The back of the photograph has a printed history of the city of San Antonio. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889?
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman as he was gaining citizenship to the United States. The opening line of the document declares that he "solemnly swear[s], that it is bonafide my intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any Foreign Prince..."
Date: February 4, 1882
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Cliffs at Marble Falls]

Description: Photograph of a cliff of flat, layered rock, with small trees growing on its side and top. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Marble Falls, Llano County, Texas 1884, South side up to Honeymoon."
Date: 1884
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Colorado River Near Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of the Colorado River near Marble Falls. The river cuts between two hills, with the photograph being taken from one of them. A note on the back indicates the photo was taken from a bridge at Marble Falls.
Date: 1881
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a field at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas. The rectangular field's perimeter is lined with trees. Cannons are visible at the base of the flagpole in the center of the image. A tower is in the background and other buildings are at the right. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1889
Creator: Paris, A. C.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Fritz Reichmann

Description: Photograph of a uniformed individual named by the name of Fritz Reichmann. He wears a uniform and his hat says, "Recorder." Inscription on the back reads "Fritz Reichmann, killed at San Jacinto at 16th jumping out of a buggy." Photograph is cabinet card format.
Date: 1881~
Creator: Marks, H. R.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Funeral Notice for Robert H. Thomason]

Description: Funeral notice for Robert H. Thomason, who died of "congestion of the brain" at 37 years old. The notice invites friends and acquaintances to his funeral and burial at Odd Fellow's Cemetery on South First Street in Waco, Texas.
Date: July 16, 1884
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Georgetown, Texas

Description: Photograph of the town square of Georgetown, taken from the east side of an upper story on the courthouse. Signs on buildings are visible for C.A.D. Clamp, W. Patrick, and Pebworth's Barber Shop.
Date: 1886
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Granite for the Capitol]

Description: Photograph of people and horses gathered around a deposit of granite. The granite is cut into progressively smaller blocks from its original mass. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Granite Mountain about 1884. This mountain of granite supplied 50,000 tons of granite for the Texas State Capitol at Austin and about 450,000 tons to Galveston for the sea wall and jetties."
Date: 1884
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Granite Mountain

Description: Photograph of two men in a hilly landscape, with a moving train in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Granite Mountain near Marble Falls, Texas 1882, A&NW [Austin and Northwest] Narrow Gauge R.R."
Date: 1882
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Jack County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Jack County Courthouse in Jacksboro, Texas. Three groups of men are seen in this picture. The largest group is on the ground, standing and on horseback, in front of the courthouse, another is standing on an arch above a door and outside a window, and the last group is on a balcony at the clock tower.
Date: 1888
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Land Deed from G. E. Bushong et al. to Zeb Jenkins, February 16, 1886]

Description: Land deed from G. E. Bushong, A. E. Bushong, J. L. Morehead and E. H. Morehead to Zebulon Jenkins and J. E. M. Yates agreeing to sell a tract of land in Grapevine, Texas for $1,000 paid by Jenkins and Yates. The deed gives Jenkins and Yates "one half undivided interest" to the land; the following paragraph describes the perimeters of the land including in the purchase.
Date: February 16, 1886
Creator: Swayne, John F.
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Land Deed to the Church of Christ in Murphy, Texas]

Description: Land deed from James T. Murphy and Emma Murphy to R. A. Sale and Han Murphy for the "consideration of twenty dollars." The purchasers are elders "of the Church of Christ at Decator, Collin County," and the next paragraphs detail the perimeters of the land and the purposes of the land, that being "used for Church purposes."
Date: May 20, 1886
Creator: Taylor, Mrs. Frank H.
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.