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    • Letter from Jimmy, June 15, 1934

    • Letter from Jimmy, June 15, 1934

    • Letters; Children; Childhood & youth; Grandparents; Summer; Oil wells;

    • A letter dated June 15, 1934 from Jimmy Thomas to his mother Mrs. Albert Thomas in Houston. The letter is two pages front and back and includes the envelope. The back of the first page contains a note from Jimmy's grandmother to her daughter,...
    • "Lots of Love" from Jim

    • "Lots of Love" from Jim

    • Letters; Children; Love; Swimming; Mothers;

    • A handwritten note in pencil on folded, stained notebook paper from Jim to his mother. In the note Jim requests two reeds for his instrument because his current one is too stiff, shoe polish, and his bathing suit. He tells his mother he is having...
    • Sitton Dogtrot Log House

    • Sitton Dogtrot Log House

    • Structures; Dwellings; Historic buildings; Architecture; Logs;

    • A large dogtrot house with a sleeping loft and squared logs originally located about five miles west of Central Heights, Texas, on County Road 698. Built by William and Susan Hayter who came to Texas in 1842.
    • Moving of Sitton Dogtrot Building

    • Moving of Sitton Dogtrot Building

    • Historic buildings; Houses; Dwellings; Architecture; Log buildings; Trailers;

    • A picture of the Sitton Dogtrot as it is moved to Millard’s Crossing Historic Village. It was built in 1843 by William Hayter, and originally located five miles away off CR 698, west of Central Heights. The log structure was donated by Sam...
    • 1860 Bill of Sale

    • 1860 Bill of Sale

    • Land; Law & legal affairs; Slavery; Slave trade; Slaves; African Americans

    • An 1860 deed of transfer for one-half of a tract of land in Stanford, Fairfield County, Connecticut and two slave children (George and Eliza) for $1800, between Joseph F. Palmer and Fenetta M. Baker, wife of Ameziah E. Baker. October 16, 1860. ...
    • 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...
    • 1844 San Augustine Warranty Deed

    • 1844 San Augustine Warranty Deed

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

    • A 1844 warranty deed transferring land ownership from Byrd L. Hanks sealed and delivered to Matthew Cartwright, San Augustine, Texas. Sold for $140.00 a tract or parcel of grounds situated, lying, and being in the town of San Augustine fronting...
    • Restoration of Sitton Dogtrot Log Cabin

    • Restoration of Sitton Dogtrot Log Cabin

    • Historic buildings; Historic sites; Wooden buildings; Log buildings; Architecture;

    • Color prints of deconstruction and restoration of the Sitton Dog Trot Log Cabin, showing former clapboard siding being removed and reavealing the timbers, chinking, and wooden shingles. The cabin was built in 1843 by William Hayter and was donated...


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