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    Three Booklets Related to the Building of the State Capitol in Austin, including: Contracts Lease and Grant Executed in Connection with Certain Changes in the Original Contract, Plans, and Specifications for Building The Texas State Capitol Including the Substitution of Granite for Limestone for the Exterior of the Superstructure of the Building July 25, 1885. Austin: State Printing Office. 1885. 8vo. 16pp. In original printed wraps. All pages and top wrap have been silked. Bound in heavy card stock. Very good. [and:] Final Report of the Secretary of the State Capitol Board Austin December 18, 1888. Austin: State Printing Office, 1888. 8vo. 26pp. In the original printed wraps. Small chip to the front wrapper. Includes all reports and comments from commissioners, superintendents, and contractors as well as M. E. Bell, the senior architect on the project. Bound in heavy cardstock. Near fine. [and:] Report of the Capitol Furnishing Board Commissioners: W. A. Rhea, Rhoads Fisher, W. C. Holland. Austin: Smith, Hucks & Jones, State Printers, 1889. 8vo. 10pp. In original printed wraps. Lightly toned throughout. Minor dampstaining affecting top wrap and title page only. Bound in heavy cardstock. Very good.

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