J.O. Parr Papers, 1879-1898Add to your cart.

By Amanda Montgomery

Collection Overview

Title: J.O. Parr Papers, 1879-1898Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1879-1898
ID: 01/ AR087
Primary Creator: J.O Parr
Other Creators: D.A. Murchison
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection materials are in folders arranged by envelopes, documents, and letters.
Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of business correspondence regarding J. Overton Parr and his partners. Their firm was dissolved in 1898; the collection contains the following documents: Suit-claim deed (1898), Notice of Dissolution (of partnership, May 1, 1898), Bill of Sale (1898), and a Shipping Book.

The collection also contains a letter regarding a revenue fine. D.A. Murchison of the county of Lampasas was paid $150 by J.E. Smith of the county of Fayette, State of TX. The fine for revenue dates back to April 22 1881,and was settled on Oct. 21, 1887 in Montague County.

Record of deed in Book A on Page 2. - W.A. Williams Clerk of County. The letter contains an official Texas seal. The letter contains an official State of Texas witness form; signed by D.C. Thomas, county clerk of the city of Lampasas, dated: Jan. 13, 1879. The collection also contains checks from the C.W. Hammond City Bank, notebooks on expenses and personal letters from J.O. Parr.

Biographical Note

J. Overton Parr seems to have been a merchant in Texas in the 1880s and 1890s. His firm was dissolved in 1898. He had two partners: C.W. Hammond and Frank Winter. The shipping book recorded several 100 lbs. orders of oats, wheat, and beans.

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Preferred Citation: J.O. Parr Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections


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