[Blank Captain's Warrant]

[Blank Captain's Warrant]

Date: 182?
Creator: unknown
Description: A blank military form titled: Captain's Warrant.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]

[Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]

Date: November 4, 1832
Creator: Stuart, James
Description: Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart expresses his concern and anxiety over the news that his "old lady" is not well, and hopes to receive another letter from home. He discusses a his business plans as well as news from a Presbyterian Theological Society camp meeting.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]

[Transcript of Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore, November 4, 1832]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of Letter from James Stuart to L. Moore. In the letter, Stuart expresses his concern and anxiety over the news that his "old lady" is not well, and hopes to receive another letter from home. He discusses a his business plans as well as news from a Presbyterian Theological Society camp meeting.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Warrant, September 9, 1825]

[Warrant, September 9, 1825]

Date: September 9, 1825
Creator: Camp, Elisha
Description: Warrant to Chauncey H. Redway establishing his rank as 1st Sergeant of a Company under the command of Captain J. D. Smith in the 21st Regiment, 5th Brigade, and 1st Division of Artillery of the Militia of the State of New York.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

[Transcript of Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a legal document outlining the expectations of Uriah Cunning to become the teacher at an unidentified school. The document also includes a list of outstanding subscription fees; it is signed by Uriah Cunning and James Brown.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

[Agreement to Hire a Schoolteacher]

Date: August 30, 1824
Creator: unknown
Description: Legal document outlining the expectations of Uriah Cunning to become the teacher at an unidentified school. The document also includes a list of outstanding subscription fees; it is signed by Uriah Cunning and James Brown.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Invitation to a Ball in Honor of General La Fayette]

[Invitation to a Ball in Honor of General La Fayette]

Date: 1825
Creator: unknown
Description: Invitation to a Ball to honor the arrival of General Lafayette to the city of Nashville, Tennessee in April, 1825. There is an engraved illustration of an arch made up of two pillars with statues
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Two Letters from James Stewart]

[Transcript of Two Letters from James Stewart]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from James Stewart and Ziza Moore regarding legalities involved with a patent. The second page contains a "Coppy [sic] of a letter to [George] Armstrong" discussing patent law.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letters Patent for Flutter Wheels]

[Letters Patent for Flutter Wheels]

Date: October 24, 1828
Creator: United States. Patent Office.
Description: Letters patent granting rights to James Stewart for an improvement to flutter wheels used to drive gins, mills, and other machinery.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Two Letters from James Stewart]

[Two Letters from James Stewart]

Date: September 4, 1832
Creator: Stewart, James A. & Moore, Ziza
Description: Letter from James Stewart and Ziza Moore regarding legalities involved with a patent. The reverse contains a "Coppy [sic] of a letter to [George] Armstrong" discussing patent law.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
"Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley

"Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley

Date: 1997
Creator: McCaffrey, James M., 1946- & Laidley, Theodore, 1822-1886.
Description: This book contains a collection of letters written by Lieutenant Theodore Thadeus Sobieski (T. T. S.) Laidley between 1845 and 1848. The letters discuss life as a soldier during the Mexican War; most of the letters were written from various stations in Mexico. Each letter is bracketed by editorial commentary on the historical context and the collection is prefaced by a brief biography of Laidley's life prior to the first letter. Index starts on page 179.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
[Captain's Warrant, August 25, 1829]

[Captain's Warrant, August 25, 1829]

Date: August 25, 1829
Creator: Redway, Chauncey H.
Description: Warrant from Captain Chauncey H. Redway to Sergeant Frien O. Payn. The warrant orders Payn to warn the listed persons to appear armed and equipped for Company parade at the house of John Burch at 8 o'clock AM on September 7. Payn is also charged with warning the named persons to appear at the Presbyterian Meeting House in Sacket's Harbor at 8 o'clock AM on September 18 for the general muster.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
The WPA Dallas Guide and History

The WPA Dallas Guide and History

Date: 1992
Creator: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the City of Dallas
Description: This book gives an overview of the city of Dallas, Texas including statistics about the people and businesses as well as background information regarding the government, businesses, and social aspects of the city. The book also gives information about tourism and points of interest in the city and in Dallas County. Index starts on page 421.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
El Rancho in South Texas: Continuity and Change From 1750

El Rancho in South Texas: Continuity and Change From 1750

Date: 1994
Creator: Graham, Joe S.
Description: This book discusses the history of ranching in South Texas, illustrated with photographs that were part of "the first major exhibit to examine the private cattle ranch in South Texas, held in 1994 in the John E. Connor Museum in Kingsville, Texas" (p. ix). Index starts on page 117.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics

Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics

Date: 1971
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society includes a miscellany of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about hunting, folk medicine, ballads, religion and other folklore. The index begins on page 169.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Date: 1945
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Hecho en Tejas: Texas-Mexican Folk Arts and Crafts

Hecho en Tejas: Texas-Mexican Folk Arts and Crafts

Date: 1991
Creator: Graham, Joe S.
Description: Book about Texas and Mexican folk arts and crafts, including paper crafts, quilting, weaving, sculpture, yard art, saddle-making, and other folk crafts. The index begins on page 349.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore

Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore

Date: 1996
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains essays about African-American folklore, including reminiscences of African-American folk culture in Texas, studies of specific genres of folklore, information about Texas-African food-ways, studies of specific performers, information about songs and other folklore. The index begins on page 353.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Southwestern Lore

Southwestern Lore

Date: 1931
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including folk stories about treasure hunters, cowboys, Native Americans, and razorback hogs, as well as myths, customs and other superstitions. The index of song material begins on page 192 and the general index begins on page 193.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Date: 1978
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including "folk tales, folklore in journalism, reflections on the lore of the past, and some analyses of folklore generally" (inside of the front cover).
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Some Still Do: Essays on Texas Customs

Some Still Do: Essays on Texas Customs

Date: 1975
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a collection of essays about Texas folklore and customs, including information about cooking, woodworking, farming, festivals, folk music and other Texas folklore. The index begins on page 151.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Round the Levee

Round the Levee

Date: 1916
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about folk songs and party games, religious beliefs of the Hasanias Indians, horse stories, and information about the history of the Texas Folklore Society. The index begins on page 108.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Man, Bird and Beast

Man, Bird and Beast

Date: 1930
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about folk medicine and ranch remedies, folk songs, legends and other folklore. The index begins on page 176.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Madstones and Twisters

Madstones and Twisters

Date: 1958
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society includes information about weather, plant and animal lore in Texas and Mexico. It also discusses folk remedies, folktales about tornadoes, information about prairie dogs, and ghost stories.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
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