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[Transcript of letter from Moses Austin to James E. B. Austin, October 31, 1819]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James E. B. Austin sending his son money and commenting on how difficult it is to obtain money at this time. Moses Austin also passes along news of the family to James, letting him know that his mother is well and that Stephen F. Austin and James Bryan are now in Arkansas Territory.
Date: October 31, 1819
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letters from Mary Austin to Stephen F. Austin and James E. B. Austin, October 5, 1823]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters from Mary Austin to Stephen F. Austin and James E. B. Austin in which Mary relays the information once more of the death of James Bryan and several family friends. Mary also writes of the death of James Austin and expresses her desire to move to Texas.
Date: October 5, 1823
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Clipping: Lord Tennyson Dead]

Description: Newspaper clipping about the death of Lord Alfred Tennyson including biographical information and an account of his death on October 6, 1892 in London. The reverse contains a partial "Farm and Garden" section with reprints from agricultural publications on how to build a sliding farm gate and mud sled, as well as information about feeding horses, pruning trees, docking horses' tails, and the start of a segment on growing mushrooms in caves.
Date: October 13, 1892
Creator: St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter, October 17, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter with a note describing the photograph on the reverse side: "This is the test of Webbs Piston Pump auto in front of #32 house St. Louis." The photo shows firemen working with two different hoses shooting water into the air; there is also an advertisement in the background that reads: "Bull Durham."
Date: October 17, 1911
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool]

Description: Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool in Waco Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Dear Mother, We are having nice weather. I am feeling all right. Have been in Hamilton since arriving in Texas. Will be traveling around some next week. Sam."
Date: October 19, 1918
Creator: Brown, Sam
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Fort Sam Houston Bulletin 135]

Description: Bulletin reprinting general orders that outline the process for enabling soldiers to vote in US elections, and registration and care of motor vehicles in the service. Following are forwarded War Department communications regarding war insurance and insurance for deserters.
Date: October 21, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Infantry Replacement Band]

Description: Postcard of the Infantry Replacement Band, a large group of soldiers holding instruments, at Camp McArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note in Italian on the back of the postcard is addressed to "Al caro amico E. Marino" in Kansas City, Missouri and says, "Questa è la band dove appartengo. Sí puo trovarmi? C'ha un punto. Su una spalla." In this note the author identifies himself as the band member with a mark on his shoulder. Fifth sitting man from the left.
Date: October 24, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
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