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Grayson County

Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Grayson County, Texas. Mercer's Colony Line is shown on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: December 29, 1853
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History

Grayson County

Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Grayson County, Texas. Peter's Colony East Line is shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: January 19, 1859
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863] (open access)

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields.
Date: September 11, 1863
Creator: Constant, Mrs. D. C.
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Transcript of letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863] (open access)

[Transcript of letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Transcript of a letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields.
Date: September 11, 1863
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Improvement in Combined Cultivator, Plow, Harrow, and Roller. (open access)

Improvement in Combined Cultivator, Plow, Harrow, and Roller.

Patent for an invention "to combine and arrange a cultivator, plow, harrow, and roller, with draught-wheels, axle, draught-pole, and an adjustable supporting-frame, in such a manner that the several parts can be used together or independently." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 3, 1868
Creator: Thornton, Sterling C.
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History
Improved Machine for Breaking and Scouring Hides (open access)

Improved Machine for Breaking and Scouring Hides

Patent for machinery for tanning animal hides.
Date: July 20, 1869
Creator: Bean, W. O.
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Envelope for C. B. Moore, 1870] (open access)

[Envelope for C. B. Moore, 1870]

Envelope for C. B. Moore.
Date: 1870
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Envelope for C. B. Moore, 1870] (open access)

[Envelope for C. B. Moore, 1870]

Envelope for C. B. Moore.
Date: 1870
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
Improvement in Combined Gang-Plow and Cultivator (open access)

Improvement in Combined Gang-Plow and Cultivator

Patent for a new gang-plow and cultivator design, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 23, 1870
Creator: Thornton, Sterling C.
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 8, 1870] (open access)

[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 8, 1870]

Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing such topics as family health issues, farming, and news of an attempted rape of an African American girl.
Date: September 8, 1870
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Transcript of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 8, 1870] (open access)

[Transcript of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, September 8, 1870]

Transcript of a letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing such topics as family health issues, farming, and news of an attempted rape of an African American girl.
Date: September 8, 1870
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Map of Grayson County

Map of Grayson County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes Region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1871~
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Object Type: Map
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles and Henry Moore, January 1, 1871] (open access)

[Letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles and Henry Moore, January 1, 1871]

Letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles Moore and Henry Moore, discussing cotton ginning, milling, and a misappropriation of nails. Damage has destroyed some content.
Date: January 22, 1871
Creator: Sneed, J. C. & Washburn, J. P.
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Transcript of a letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles and Henry Moore, January 1, 1871] (open access)

[Transcript of a letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles and Henry Moore, January 1, 1871]

Transcript of a letter from J. C. Sneed and J. P. Washburn to Charles Moore and Henry Moore, discussing cotton ginning, milling, and a misappropriation of nails. Some words are omitted.
Date: January 22, 1871
Creator: Sneed, J. C. & Washburn, J. P.
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871] (open access)

[Journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871]

Journal entry by Henry Moore. Mentions trading, camping, and traveling through the countryside into Oklahoma and Chickasaw territory.
Date: August 2, 1871
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Transcript of journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871] (open access)

[Transcript of journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871]

Transcript of a journal entry by Henry Moore. Mentions trading, camping, and traveling through the countryside into Oklahoma and Chickasaw territory.
Date: August 2, 1871
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Improvement in Wheel-Cultivators. (open access)

Improvement in Wheel-Cultivators.

Patent for the improvement of wheel-cultivators, combining a plow and cultivator. It includes a description and illustration.
Date: September 19, 1871
Creator: Viars, John A.
Object Type: Patent
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871] (open access)

[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]

Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman, Texas in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock. Portions of the document have been destroyed and are illegible.
Date: October 21, 1871
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871] (open access)

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]

Transcript of a letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock.
Date: October 21, 1871
Creator: Moore, Charles B.,
Object Type: Letter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Marianna Plum

Drawing of several plums on a short branch with leaves. The drawing is labelled "Marianna Plum" and the text above and below the drawing describe the plant, fruits, and how to purchase Marianna plum trees from T. V. Munson.
Date: 1872
Creator: Munson, T. V. (Thomas Volney), 1843-1913
Object Type: Artwork
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, December 27, 1872 (open access)

The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, December 27, 1872

Weekly newspaper from Denison, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with extensive advertising.
Date: December 27, 1872
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, January 3, 1873 (open access)

The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, January 3, 1873

Weekly newspaper from Denison, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with extensive advertising.
Date: January 3, 1873
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 9, 1873 (open access)

The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 9, 1873

Weekly newspaper from Denison, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with extensive advertising.
Date: January 9, 1873
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 16, 1873 (open access)

The Denison News. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 16, 1873

Weekly newspaper from Denison, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with extensive advertising.
Date: January 16, 1873
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History