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[Transcript of Letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, May 30, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ladd requests any information concerning his son, (James Leanders S. Ladd), who left the United States with William A. Nixon in order to do business in San Antonio de Bexar. Ladd also requests information about the Austin Colony: resources, customs, productions, and the kinds of immigrants the Mexican government would prefer.
Date: May 30, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Certificate of Award: Best Exhibition of Grape Vines, 1885]

Description: Certificate awarding a "first degree of merit" to T. V. Munson for "Best Exhibit of Grape Vines" at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exhibition. The text is surrounded by a decorative border and by illustrations of Native Americans with a shield and a bald eagle (center, top) and of a group of Greek women (center, bottom).
Date: May 30, 1885
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Postcard of Maison Blanche in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a large white building with pink accents dwarfing the other buildings on the street. The letter on the back reads "Hello Mamie, worried o.k. Will leave here at 9:15 for OU. Be good and write soon, Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 30, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Drill-Bit.

Description: Patent for improvement to drill-bits. The object of the invention is to provide a bit of the character described which is especially adapted for deep well drilling by the rotary process.
Date: December 30, 1919
Creator: Humason, Granville A.; Bierce, Edward B. & Parker, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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