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[Elizabeth Simpson Cooper Memoir]

Description: Photocopy of Elizabeth Simpson Cooper's memoir about her childhood in Virginia and later her time in Kansas after moving westward with her family. In the text of her memoir, she describes her school days in Virginia, church, Cooper family history, "Bleeding Kansas" (the period of conflict over deciding if Kansas would be a free or a slave state), and the Civil War in Kansas as well as her personal encounters with Native Americans in Kansas.
Date: 1931-02-24/1932
Creator: Cooper, Elizabeth Simpson, 1840-

[Envelope, June 10]

Description: Envelope for R. C. Redway from E. A. Hodge, Register of Deeds from Marion City, Kansas. The envelope has two dates stamped on the front and back: June 10 from Marion City, Kansas and a June 14 stamp from a carrier.
Date: 186u-06-10
Creator: Hodge, E. A.

[Letter from F. H. Kollock to H. K. Redway, October 5, 1875]

Description: Letter from F. H. Kollock to H. K. Redway detailing a real estate agreement made between J. Q. Brigham and H. K. Redway. Kollock is requesting signatures on the promissory notes for the mortgage. Kollock also states that Brigham has signed the deed and has given the document to him, awaiting the signed notes and a draft from Redway. He relays to Redway that once he receives the "properly signed" notes and a $600.00 draft, he will send the deed to him.
Date: October 5, 1875
Creator: Kollock, F. H.

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.

[Mortgage agreement, November 5, 1875]

Description: Mortgage agreement between H. K. Redway and James Q. Brigham. In the agreement, it states that Redway would make three payments of $200.00 on October 1, 1876-78 to Brigham for land in Marion county in the state of Kansas. The land is described in the agreement. The payments would draw interest of ten percent per year, payable annually.
Date: November 5, 1875
Creator: Hodge, Edward A.

[News Script: Burglary]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 4 young men - the oldest 20 years old - arrested as suspects in a burglary spree that has been operating from Kansas to Texas; The men were captured in a joint operation by Police Chief Tom Kirkpatrick, Johnson County Sherif Earl King and Tarrant County Sheriff Evans at a road block near Burleson. The shot-gun toting group is suspected of robbing the Booker T. High School and Fletcher's Grocery in Cleburne, Western Auto Store in White Settlement, Scottie's Auto Supply in Fort Worth, a store in Ottowa, Kansas, and stores in Hillsboro.
Date: November 29, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: FBI Priest]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about former FBI agents, who are expected to register before the three day meeting ends. One of them is Father Joseph T. Nolan, now a parish priest in Wichita Kansas.
Date: October 29, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)