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 Decade: 1840-1849
 Collection: Star of the Republic Museum Objects
America

America

Date: 1844
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, June 5, 1846]

[Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, June 5, 1846]

Date: June 5, 1846
Creator: Rusk, Thomas J.
Description: Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, dated June 5, 1846., recommending Thomas W. McCalla for appointment as an officer to the Military Store in the District of Columbia.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Letter from E.L. Stickney of Treasury Dept. to Jesse Grimes, April 6, 1840]

[Letter from E.L. Stickney of Treasury Dept. to Jesse Grimes, April 6, 1840]

Date: April 6, 1840
Creator: Stickney, E. L.
Description: Letter from E. L. Stickney of the Treasury Deptartment to Jesse Grimes, concerning post offices.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Executor's Sale

Executor's Sale

Date: May 31, 1842
Creator: unknown
Description: Notice of estate sale of Thomas Gay, deceased, for two tracts of land in Montgomery County, Texas on the west bank of the Trinity River. The notice was written in Washington County.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
"Substance of the Speech of Mr. Phelps, of Vermont, on the Subject of the Tariff"

"Substance of the Speech of Mr. Phelps, of Vermont, on the Subject of the Tariff"

Date: 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: Government document concerning speech of Mr. Phelps; U.S. Senate, February 16 and 19, 1844
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Letter from L. Pilsbury to Jesse Grimes]

[Letter from L. Pilsbury to Jesse Grimes]

Date: February 16, 1848
Creator: unknown
Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter from L. Pilsbury to Jesse Grimes, concerns mail route.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
"Position and distribution of the Troops in the Western Division, under the command of Brevet Brigadier General George M. Brooke"

"Position and distribution of the Troops in the Western Division, under the command of Brevet Brigadier General George M. Brooke"

Date: 1847
Creator: unknown
Description: Government document issued by the Adjutant General's office recording the various positions held within the Army
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Court Record

Court Record

Date: [1842]
Creator: unknown
Description: Thomas Johnson v. Harrison G. Wood; a list of subscriptions reserved by G.H. Harrison in selling the office of the Texian and Brazos Farmer
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
"To Arms!  To Arms!  Volunteers for the Mexican War!"

"To Arms! To Arms! Volunteers for the Mexican War!"

Date: December 5, 1846
Creator: unknown
Description: Broadside recruiting soldiers for the Mexican War, asking for 12-month volunteers.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Description of Oregon and California, embracing An Account of The Gold Regions; to which is added, An Appendix, containing descriptions of various kinds of gold, and methods of testing its genuineness.

Description of Oregon and California, embracing An Account of The Gold Regions; to which is added, An Appendix, containing descriptions of various kinds of gold, and methods of testing its genuineness.

Date: 1849
Creator: unknown
Description: Front cover and spine of the folio, and front cover and title page of a text containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of the western half of the United States showing roads, settlements, and rivers with "explanation" in lower left corner.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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