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Life of J. W. Holston

Description: Handwritten manuscript by John Willis Holston. Chronicles his family's journey to Texas from Mississippi in 1869. Includes stories from his days as a cowboy on a cattle drive, and his two year service as a Texas Ranger.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Holston, John Willis
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A Pictorial History of Texas, From the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879.

Description: Illustrated history of Texas, organized into ten sections: [1] General Description of the Country, [2] Texas Under Spanish Domination, 1695--1820, [3] Colonization Under Mexican Domination, 1820--1834, [4] The Revolution, [5] The Republic, From 1837 to 1846, [6] Texas as a State, from 1847 to 1878, [7] Indians, [8] Biographies, [9] History -- Counties, and [10] Miscellaneous Items.
Date: 1879
Creator: Thrall, Homer S., 1819-1894
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Speeches delivered by Pat M. Neff, Governor of Texas, discussing certain phases of contemplated legislation

Description: This book contains a collection of speeches delivered by Governor Pat M. Neff. The subjects of those speeches include: the Constitutional Convention, the supremacy of the law, the educational system of Texas, the penitentiary system of Texas, building highways, industrial development, revision of tax laws, conservation, and reclamation. Also includes the inaugural address.
Date: 1923
Creator: Neff, Pat M.
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Gammel's Rules of the Courts of Texas

Description: A book containing Gammel's rules for the courts of Texas. Some of the court rules included are: briefing rules, Texas Supreme Court rules, Civil Appeals Court rules, Criminal Appeals Court rules, District and County Court rules, and rules for being admitted to the Bar.
Date: 1922
Creator: Moffett, James William
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Message of Governor T.M. Campbell to the first called session of the thirtieth legislature of Texas: together with the proclamation of the Governor convening the legislature in extra-ordinary session.

Description: This document is a message to the legislature of Texas from Governor T.M. Campbell. The purpose of the message was to get the legislature prepared to discuss laws concerning: simplification of court proceedings in the state of Texas, making telephone companies transmit other telephone companies messages, fair and lawful taxing of its citizens, increase business fees of both domestic and foreign businesses, and any other matters relating to the Constitution of Texas.
Date: April 17, 1907
Creator: Campbell, Thomas Mitchell
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Message of Gov. J. S. Hogg to the twenty-third Legislature of Texas.

Description: This document is a message to Texas legislature from Governor J. S. Hogg. The document was a call to action concerning the matters of: railroad bonds and stocks, municipal indebtedness, land corporations, the railway commission, land and county boundaries, state banks, public education, mechanics' liens, convict labor, indigent ex-confederates, taxation, criminal laws, deadly weapons, lotteries, injunctions, stock quarantine, charities, board of pardon advisers, and the overall condition of the… more
Date: January 12, 1893
Creator: Hogg, J.S. (James S.)
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Message of Governor James S. Hogg to the twenty-fourth legislature of Texas

Description: This message is about the condition of the state of Texas at the time the message was written. The book contains information about Texas' economics, government money allocation, organizations, and other issues relating to Texas at that time.
Date: 1895
Creator: Hogg, J.S. (James S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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