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Title: Change purse
Description: Coin pouch, crocheted, green and orange (faded). Contained within a larger plain white pouch. Contents: Cufflink, lock, chain, shell badge, eight one-cent coins, one good-for-one-drink token (etched HR), three white pin-top links, and one small brass knob. Personal effects of Jacob K. Beaumont.
Description: Historical Note: In 1838, the population of Galveston met the constitutional requirements of the Republic of Texas to become a county. Congress passed an act on May 15, 1838, formally establishing Galveston County. Jacob K. Beaumont was appointed associate justice until an election could be held. The election eventually took place on the first Tuesday of September 1838.
Description: Related Collection: Beaumont (Jacob K.) collection [2-23/606], and records for Jacob Beaumont in Republic Claims at the Texas State Archives.
Citation information: ATF0037c, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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Size or duration: coin pouch: 3.5 in x 2.25 in x 1.25 in; a). cufflink: 0.6 in diameter x 0.5 in height; b). lock: 1 in x 0.75 in x 0.2 inc). shell badge: 1.9 in x 0.7 in x 0.7 in; d). one-cent coins (Indian head cent, 1859-1909): 19mm. e). good-for-one-drink token: 0.75