By Amanda Montgomery
|Title:||J.O. Parr Papers, 1879-1898|
|Primary Creator:||J.O Parr|
|Other Creators:||D.A. Murchison|
|Arrangement:||The collection materials are in folders arranged by envelopes, documents, and letters.|
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.
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Preferred Citation:||J.O. Parr Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections|
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Box and Folder Listing
Contains one envelope with a Business Forms. Office Routine and Book-Keeping, Package No. 1 stamp. J.O Parr signature and the #2279 is written on the envelope. It is noted the envelope has already been treated for mold in the RBR on Thursday, May 12,2011.
The booklet has a City Bank. C.W. Hammond. stamp. It includes J. Overton Parr signature.
Contains several business documents such as letters, envelopes, tickets, checks.
Contains three handwritten business letters: Notice of Dissolution, Suit - Claim Deed and Bill of Sale, one envelope, and one shipping book.