Carts & wagons; Pack animals; Packtrains; Republic of Texas
1839 receipt to H. J. Offett for the hire of wagon and animals to carry supplies to the Sabine River for the army of the Republic of Texas. Signed by John S. Roberts, Quarter Master, and William G. Cook, Quarter Master General.
Certification of honorable discharge for Raburn Haley, of Shelby County, Texas, from the Mounted Gunmen, 2nd Company of the 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade of the Texas Militia. Signed by Captain G. W. Hooper and Colonel N. H. Landrum.
Law & legal affairs; Judicial proceedings; Trials, litigation, etc.
Republic of Texas, County of San Augustine, order to the sheriff, William Kimbro, to summon John Patterson, G. H. Payne, and Thomas Richardson to appear before the Court and give evidence. Issued by J. B. Johnson.
Submarines; Launchings; World War II; Events; Naval yards & naval stations;
This is a series of pictures of Lera Thomas at the launching of the U.S.S. Shark, a Balao-class diesel-electric submarine. Mrs. Thomas acted as the sponsor to the launching by breaking a bottle of champagne over the bow. The launch date was October...
A small red padded autograph book. Only first four pages contain signatures (some on backside as well). Faded gold-trimmed pages of alternating colors- blue, white, pink. The word "Autographs" is in black script on the front cover. Company stamp on...