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 Decade: 1850-1859
 Collection: Texas History Collection
Almanac, 1856.

Almanac, 1856.

Date: 1856
Creator: Duffau, Francis T.
Description: The almanac includes general information about medicine, statistics, recipes, folk remedies, and meteorology for 1856.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 15, 1854]

[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 15, 1854]

Date: May 15, 1854
Creator: Wade, D.S.
Description: Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 15, 1854 for $835.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 1854]

[Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell by D.S. Wade, May 1854]

Date: May 1854
Creator: Ward, D.S.
Description: Bill of sale for the slave "Joe" to William Murrell from D.S. Ward.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition / by Baldwin Möllhausen, topographical draughtsman and naturalist to the expedition ... ; translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett., Volume 1

Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition / by Baldwin Möllhausen, topographical draughtsman and naturalist to the expedition ... ; translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett., Volume 1

Date: 1858
Creator: Möllhausen, Balduin
Description: "Mollhausen was the artist and topographer accompanying the party led by Lieutenant Amiel Weeks Whipple in the Pacific Railroad Survey Explorations of the thiry-fifth parallel in 1853"--Wagner-Camp. The party travelled from Fort Smith to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54, making their way through the Panhandle of Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition / by Baldwin Möllhausen, topographical draughtsman and naturalist to the expedition ... ; translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett., Volume 2

Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition / by Baldwin Möllhausen, topographical draughtsman and naturalist to the expedition ... ; translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett., Volume 2

Date: 1858
Creator: Möllhausen, Balduin
Description: "Mollhausen was the artist and topographer accompanying the party led by Lieutenant Amiel Weeks Whipple in the Pacific Railroad Survey Explorations of the thiry-fifth parallel in 1853"--Wagner-Camp. The party travelled from Fort Smith to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54, making their way through the Panhandle of Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Frontier life; or, Scenes and adventures in the South West,

Frontier life; or, Scenes and adventures in the South West,

Date: 1853
Creator: Hardman, Frederick
Description: Book about frontier life in the southwest.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Land grant to Gabriel B. Knight, 1854]

[Land grant to Gabriel B. Knight, 1854]

Date: June 2, 1854
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Grant for 320 acres of land in Tarrant County to Gabriel B. Knight, "in Denton District. Tarrant County on Bear Creek in the Lower Cross Timbers . . . "
Contributing Partner: Other
[Land grant to Peter S. Benton, 1855]

[Land grant to Peter S. Benton, 1855]

Date: July 7, 1855
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Grant for 320 acres of land in Van Zandt County to Peter S. Benton
Contributing Partner: Other
[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

Date: March 13, 1857
Creator: Sanchez, Atilano
Description: Transmittal of copies of documents in the reform of the Fundación de la Obra Pía; efforts to save the organization from destruction; opposition of “los principales en lo científico” Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan Francisco Azcárate, and Andrés Quintana Roó, directed by Francisco Sánchez de Tagle; mercantile opposition by Lorenzo Carrera; benefits obtained by Lorenzo Zavala for editing the “Decreto sentencia expoliatoria”; financial support given group by Francisco González Agüero; opposition of deputies and senators; provisions of benefactress' will changed; appointment of Patronos; fear of ministry of Lerdo; election of president; fear of spending of all money derived from “tratado pendiente” with the United States; effort to withdraw Jesuits from supervision of the Obra pía; denuncia made by Promotor Robledo; appeal to Pedro Escudero; “El Impreso del S. Vélez”; exclusion of Jesuits from Hacienda pública confirmed by Santa Anna in 1843; limits on amortization.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

Date: November 28, 1859
Creator: Ward, Thomas
Description: Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, regarding acceptable terms of sale for land in Cooke County Texas. Discusses abolition and the potential dissolution of the Union.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
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