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    • 1827 Petition for Deed of El Loco Farm

    • 1827 Petition for Deed of El Loco Farm

    • Land; Land grants; Law & legal affairs; Republic of Texas; Land tenure; Ranchers; Ranches; Grazing;

    • Request for formal possession of a farm known as El Loco by Manuel de Los Santos Coy, inhabitant of Nacogdoches and his plantation situated on the Crazy Creek, Arroyo el Loco. 12 bits paid for the years 1827 and 1828 to the honorable chief of the...
    • 1835 Custody of Orphans Decision

    • 1835 Custody of Orphans Decision

    • Law & legal affairs; Orphans; Children; Republic of Texas;

    • 1835 court decision handed down by Judge A. Hotchkiss naming Bailey Anderson, Jr. and Samuel McFadine as "Tutrix" or female guardian of four orphaned minors, Wade H. Shoat, Nancy Shoat, Luiza Shoat and Stoakley Shoat, children of Kit Shoat,...
    • 1835 Order for Ammunition

    • 1835 Order for Ammunition

    • Revolutions; Ammunition; Gunpowder; Rangers; Republic of Texas;

    • Order requesting that William Smith forward lead and gunpowder to the Texas Rangers under the command of Captain Silas and charge the cost to the government of Texas. Signed by Henry Millard, Committee Chair, San Felipe, Texas.
    • 1836 Letter for Purchase of a Horse

    • 1836 Letter for Purchase of a Horse

    • Committees; Horses; Militias; Republic of Texas; Military service;

    • Letter to Capt. Hamilton, directing him to sell his horse for fifty dollars to Mr. Smith, and charge the amount to the Nacogdoches Committee of Vigilance and Safety. Signed by K. H. Douglass, Henry Raguet and H. [Hayden] Edwards, Secretary. This...
    • 1838 Warranty Deed

    • 1838 Warranty Deed

    • Land; Law & legal affairs; Republic of Texas;

    • An 1838 warranty deed, conveying land along King's Highway in Nacogdoches County, Texas, from Jose Ma. Mora to John Walling for $25.00. Signed by Jesse Walling, John T. Pattillo; George Humphries; Jose Ma Mora and O. L. Holmes Clerk of the County...
    • 1843 Cotton Trial Interrogation Record

    • 1843 Cotton Trial Interrogation Record

    • Judicial proceedings; Trials, litigation, etc.; Cotton; Republic of Texas;

    • A certified, true copy, 9 pages tied with a black ribbon, of the original which was issued December 13, 1843. Record of interrogatory for a trial regarding bales of cotton from Galveston County, Texas, District Court, in the case of Arnold...
    • 1845 Cotton Trial Interrogation Record

    • 1845 Cotton Trial Interrogation Record

    • Judicial proceedings; Trials, litigation, etc.; Cotton; Republic of Texas; Shipping;

    • Record of Interrogatory for a trial regarding bales of cotton shipped in April 1843, prepared for the Galveston County, Texas District Court, in the case of Arnold Thomason versus Henry M. Smyth, to be answered before the Chief Justice of...
    • Mrs. Thomas Travels to Egypt

    • Mrs. Thomas Travels to Egypt

    • Travel; Photographs; Photograph albums; Pyramids; Hieroglyphics; Cultural facilities;

    • This is a series of 94 pictures taken by Mrs. Thomas during her travels to Egypt. The trip took place during the 1980s. She takes many pictures of the local population, hieroglyphs, and the pyramids.
    • Lera Millard's College Diary

    • Lera Millard's College Diary

    • Writing; Student organizations; Social aspects;

    • The personal diary of Lera Millard following her 1920 Fall semester at the University of Alabama. She was in the Delta Delta Delta sorority. She talks about different events with fraternities and her sorority. Pages 49-59 are blank pages. The...
    • "Guess who?"

    • "Guess who?"

    • Friendship; Women; Photographs;

    • A photograph of an unidentified middle-aged woman with dark hair worn pinned up with a hat and glasses. She is standing under a tree talking with two other women with a brick building in the background. The photo is labeled, "guess who?"
    • A Baby and her Doll

    • A Baby and her Doll

    • Children; Childhood & youth; Baby carriages; Dolls; Ribbons; Summer;

    • A photograph of Anne Thomas as a baby laying in a baby carriage and playing with her feet and a doll. There is part of a brick wall, a row of shrubs, and grass in the background. The caption reads, "Anne's favorite position--notice bow & ribbon &...
    • A Day at the Beach

    • A Day at the Beach

    • Beaches; Piers & wharves; Boardwalks; Oceans; Swimmers; Swimming; Bathing suits; Childhood & youth;

    • A photograph of Lera Millard with daughters Anne and Lera Thomas and another young girl. They are sitting in the water along the edge of the beach. There is a boardwalk and pier in the background that appears to be at Galveston in the 1940s.
    • A Lone Schoolgirl

    • A Lone Schoolgirl

    • Children; Childhood & youth; Children's clothing & dress; School children; Schools; Clothing & dress;

    • A photo of a young girl, possibly Anne Thomas, around the age of ten. She is standing outside alone against the wall of a dark brick buidling. There is a rectangular window above her head. The building could be her school.
    • Albert Thomas Newspaper Article

    • Albert Thomas Newspaper Article

    • Airports; Presidential aircraft; Presidents; Meetings; Arrivals & departures; Politicians; Political parades & rallies;

    • Newspaper clipping photograph by Owen Johnson includes President John F. Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Lera Millard Thomas, and Albert Thomas on the tarmac at Houston airport. Caption reads "President and Mrs....

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