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Spillholders

Description: Pair of clear pressed glass spillholders with ground off pontil mark; design has strawberry diamonds and a large diamond with punty; some mold roughness; may be a Sandwich pattern
Date: 1840~/1860~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Summons for Isaac Mitchell

Description: Summons for Isaac Mitchell to appear before the District Court judge in Washington County regarding petition of H. Chiairs and Samuel P. Baskins. Handwritten in ink.
Date: February 22, 1840
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Percussion shotgun

Description: A composite gun made from various parts: blacksmith- made trigger guard; copper ramrod holders; wooden ramrod. Stamped on stock at butt: “LEVYON MADE MC LAWS PLANTA. 1841”; lockplate: “GOLCHER”; barrel: “_____PHILAD___”; possibly "slave made”"
Date: 1841
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Court Record

Description: Thomas Johnson v. Harrison G. Wood; a list of subscriptions reserved by G.H. Harrison in selling the office of the Texian and Brazos Farmer
Date: 1842
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Executor's Sale

Description: Notice of estate sale of Thomas Gay, deceased, for two tracts of land in Montgomery County, Texas on the west bank of the Trinity River. The notice was written in Washington County.
Date: May 31, 1842
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 1844
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum