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[Pennsylvania Land Grant]
Land grant transferring ownership of a tract of land called "Rich Hill" from Thomas Say to Stacy Potts. The grant is signed by the governor and secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121746/
[Decrees of Mexican Government, dated November 2-4, 1822]
Act of installation of the Meeting... according to the imperial decree of 31 of the last Octe. Copy by Antonio de Mier, 6 l.s Signatories: Juan Francisco (Bishop of Durango), Antonio de Mier, and Francisco Velasco. Reference to: Election of Marquess of Castañiza; speech by Iturbide; text of Organic Bases of the National Meeting Instituyente, originally signed by Jose Manuel Herrera and rubric of Iturbide; siege of San Juan de Ulúa; administration of oath of office; text of speech by President; voting for officers; candidates: Castañiza, Juan Bautista de Arispe, José María Bocanegra, Bonifacio Fernández, Toribio González, Miguel Guridi y Alcocer, Pedro Labairu, Miguel Larrainaga, Ramón Martínez de los Ríos, Mariano Mendiola, Isidro Montúfar, Juan José Quiñones, Antonio José Valdez, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, and Lorenzo Zavala; list of members taking oath: José María Abarca, Antonio Aguilar, Mariano Aranda, Pascual de Aranda, Francisco Argandar, José María Becerra, Pedro Celis, José María Cobarrubias, Antonio Elosúa, Carlos Espinoza de los Monteros, Luciano Figueroa, Manuel Flores, Refugio de la Garza, Manuel Ignacio Gutiérrez, José Antonio Gutiérrez de Lara, Martín Inclán, Agustín de Iriarte, Antonio de Iriarte, Manuel López de la Plata, Ambrosio Martínez de Vea, Conde de Miraflores, Antonio Morales de Ibáñez, José Vicente Orrantes, Manuel Ortiz, Francisco Pérez Serrano, Marqués de Rayas. Joaquín Román, Francisco Ruiz, Francisco Uraga, Francisco Velasco, and Tomás Veltranena. Absent: Manuel Álvarez, Pedro Arroyabe, Simón Elías González, José Ignacio Esteva, Luis Mendizábal, Juan Nepomuceno Mier y Altamirano, Salvador Parras, José Francisco Peralta, and Jacinto Rubí, plus candidates. extra candidates. November 2, 1822. November 4, 1822. November 2, 1822. Herrera, Jose Manuel: List of the Delegated Gentlemen designated by S. M. I. so that they compose the Meeting that is to replace the extinguished Congress.... Mexico, Imperial Imprint. 1 l. f. 7-7v. Printed sheet with name of Jacinto Rubí added in MS. Shows list given in No. 1900, showing territorial divisions represented: México, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Valladolid, Oaxaca, Guanajuato, Veracruz, Guadalajara, Durango, Potosí, Zacatecas, Sonora, Sinaloa, Yucatán, Nuevo México, Nuevo Reino de León, Nuevo Santander, Coahuila, Texas, Antigua California, Nueva California, Chiapas, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala. November 1, 1822. Transmission to Iturbide of the names proposed for the offices of its government. Mexico, 2 l. 15 × 21 cm. LS. Also signed Antonio de Mier y Villagómez and Francisco Velasco. Addressed to José Manuel de Herrera. Lists names shown as candidates in No. 1900 above. November 3, 1822. Appointment of President and secretaries of the National Meeting Instituyente: Marqués de Castañiza, Toribio González, Mariano Mendiola, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, Juan José Quiñones, Juan Bautista Arispe, e Isidro Montúfar.] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6703/
Copy of an unsigned letter discussing means to remove Zavala from Mexico State. Iguala. Jan. 8, 1833
Copy of an unsigned letter discussing means to remove Zavala from Mexico State. Iguala. Jan. 8, 1833. From the Carlos García y Arriaga Papers at the Benson Latin American Collection. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6716/
[Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Francisco Pizarro Martinez, June 5, 1836]
Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Francisco Pizarro Martinez, from Velasco, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6700/
Alphabetical Index to the Laws of Texas, arranged by a Member of the Bar.
This volume is an index of the laws of the Republic of Texas for the second and third Congresses texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45350/
Laws Passed by the Ninth Congress, of the Republic of Texas.
This volume includes the text of acts and resolutions passed by the government of the Republic of Texas to become law. Index starts on the first page i, after page 133. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91047/
Speech of Hon. Wm. Lowndes Yancey, of Alabama, on the annexation of Texas to the United States, delivered in the House of Representatives, Jan. 7, 1845.
A passionate speech supporting the annexation of Texas, given to the House of Representatives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2415/
[Texas Land Grant]
Land grant for Ira Ellis signed by the governor of the state of Texas. There is a handwritten note from the clerk of Smith County regarding the grant and where it is recorded in the clerk's office about a year after the grant was issued. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121748/
[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6701/
Constitution of the State of West Texas.
This text contains the Constitution of West Texas including details about the creation of government, Bill of Rights, and public services. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91039/
The adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, the Texas ranger and hunter
Contains biographical information on Big-Foot Wallace. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5831/
Life and Adventures of Sam Bass, The Notorious Union Pacific and Texas Train Robber: together with A Graphic Account of His Capture and Death--Sketch of the Members of His Band, With Thrilling Pen Pictures of Their Many Bold and Desperate Deeds, and the Capture and Death of Collins, Berry, Barnes, and Arkansas Johnson
This book is a biographical sketch of Sam Bass with an emphasis on his time as a train robber. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46828/
Message of Gov. O. M. Roberts on appropriations and expenditures under the control of the governor to the seventeenth legislature of the state of of Texas, convened at the city of Austin, in regular session, January 11, 1881.
Message to the 17th Legislature, Jan, 1881.-Appropirations and expenditures under the control of the Governor.-The sale and exchange of lands.-On quarantine texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5832/
Rules for the courts of Texas: adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Tyler on the first day of December, A.D. 1877: together with amendments thereto at various times up to the close of the Austin term, A.D. 1890
This book contains rules for the Supreme Court of the state of Texas. Also includes pictures of the justices of the Texas Supreme Court in 1846 and 1888. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5830/
Statistics and information concerning the state of Texas: with its millions of acres of unoccupied lands...
This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130184/
Rules for the courts of Texas. Adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Austin on the eighth day of October, A.D. 1892.
A book containing rules for the courts of Texas. The Court of Criminal Appeals and the Court of Civil Appeals are two examples of court rules listed in this book. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5837/
Message of Gov. J. S. Hogg to the twenty-third Legislature of Texas.
This document is a message to Texas legislature from Governor J. S. Hogg. The document was a call to action concerning the matters of: railroad bonds and stocks, municipal indebtedness, land corporations, the railway commission, land and county boundaries, state banks, public education, mechanics' liens, convict labor, indigent ex-confederates, taxation, criminal laws, deadly weapons, lotteries, injunctions, stock quarantine, charities, board of pardon advisers, and the overall condition of the state of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5861/
Message of Governor James S. Hogg to the twenty-fourth legislature of Texas
This message is about the condition of the state of Texas at the time the message was written. The book contains information about Texas' economics, government money allocation, organizations, and other issues relating to Texas at that time. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5862/
Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.
This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61108/
The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest
This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61116/
The Cuban and Porto Rican campaigns
This book covers the organization of warships during the Spanish American War, and discusses the battles in Cuba and Puerto Rico. Also mentioned in the book are the Rough Riders, General Miles, General Shafter, General Wheeler, General Sumner, Colonel Wood, General Young, the Red Cross, General Wilson, Key West, Admiral Sampson, Captain Chadwick, General Kent, General Lawton, Buena Ventura, Ensign Curtin, Captain Paget, Commander Davis, General Breckinridge, and General Chaffee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26720/
Locations and Depths of the Artesian Wells of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas
This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian wells. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXVIII." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121735/
Marine School
Marine School. Marked beginning of Castleberry School District texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6027/
Sabine Pass, Texas: A Few Facts concerning the Harbor and Town
Pamphlet about Sabine Pass, Texas gives an overview of the area and its potential as an area of trade and industry. According to the start of the text, "The object of this pamphlet is to present such facts in a strightforward manner as it will enable the fairminded investigator to draw just conclusions [...] to call attention to the advantages of Sabine Pass as the natural site, and where the most favorable conditions exist, for the building of a city upon Sabine Pass Harbor" (p. 3). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46825/
Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers
Geologic map shows surficial, sedimentary, crystalline, and igneous formations of the Black and Grand Prairies in Texas. Also displays topography, streams, cities, and railroads. Includes legend. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130193/
Map of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers.
Topographic map of the Black Prairie and Grand Prairie regions of Texas and southern Indian Territory, including the Eastern and Western cross timbers. Also displays streams, cities, and railroads. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130192/
Geologic Atlas of the United States: Uvalde Folio, Texas
This atlas contains three colored maps from the quadrangle region around Uvalde (Culberson County) and Zavalla (Angelina County), Texas including historical geography, topography, and structure sections. The illustrated text of the atlas discusses the geological elevation of the area, provides in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as other features of the region, and includes economic geology, agriculture and cattle raising information. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth60971/
Map of the Paluxy Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers
This map shows a portion of Texas with shadings in different colors to represent depths of reservoirs. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXX." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121736/
Map of the Trinity Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers
Map shows catchment, embed, and availability of Trinity reservoirs. Also displays topography, streams, cities, and railroads. Includes legend. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130191/
Map of the Woodbine Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers
This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian reservoirs. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXXI." Scale [1:804,672] "Contour Interval 100 feet." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121737/
Topographic Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle
This topographic map shows the elevations and location of private and public roads, railroads, building structures, bridges, and dams, lakes and drainage structures in the Uvalde, Texas quadrangle. It contains a legend of each of the structural elements and a scale for the elevation and contour of the area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11822/
Historical Geology Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle
This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11820/
Structure-Section Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle
This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with colors and line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11821/
Texas Petroleum.
This report contains information about the petroleum industry in the state of Texas, including chapters on the history, nature and origin of the resource, as well as oil and gas-bearing formations. The index begins on page 93. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130185/
Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1899-1900, Part 7--Texas, Geography and Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies, Texas with Detailed Descriptions of the Cretaceous Formations and Special Reference to Artesian Waters
Scientific report covering the geography and geology of the Black and Grand Prairies, Texas. Provides extensive discussion of artesian conditions in the counties of: Wise, Parker, Hood, Erath, Eastland, Comanche, Brown, Mills, Hamilton, Lampasas, Burnet, Somervell, Bosque, Coryell, Travis, Williamson, Bell, McLennan, Hill, Johnson, Tarrant, Denton, Cooke, Dallas, Ellis, Grayson, Lamar, Red River, Fannin, Collin, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Falls, and Milam. Includes photographs, diagrams, and maps. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39068/
Early History of Hopkins County, Texas: Biographical Sketches and Incidents of the Early Settled Families
This book contains information about Hopkins County, including Directories for Sulphur Springs and Nelta, chapters about important places and events in the history of the county, biographical sketches of individuals and families who settled the county, and a list of county officials. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91042/
A gazetteer of Texas
This book is about the geography of Texas. The geographical information in the book includes: topography and drainage, climate, forests, exploration, settlement, population, industries, and land surveys. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5873/
History of the expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1804-5-6; reprinted from the edition of 1814; with introduction and index by James K. Hosmer., Vol. 1
History of the expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1804-5-6; reprinted from the edition of 1814; with introduction and index by James K. Hosmer. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29403/
Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Reunion of the Old Settler's Association of Bell County Held at Belton, Texas, November 5, 1904 and Papers Read at the Reunion
Proceedings of the reunion of the Old Settlers' Association of Bell County includes a brief description of the sequence of the conference and the papers that were read. Paper topics discuss historical events and customs as well as reminiscences of individuals. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61107/
South-West Texas: From the Mountains To the Sea
This book gives an overview of Southwest Texas in the early 1900s and discusses the major cities and attractions throughout the area including Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall, and Karnes Counties as well as San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and Rockport. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46824/
Captain John B. Denton, preacher, lawyer and soldier. His life and times in Tennessee, Arkansas and Texas by Wm. Allen.
Book about John B. Denton texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6992/
Speeches and state papers of James Stephen Hogg, ex-governor of Texas, with a sketch of his life; ed. by C. W. Raines.
Speeches and state papers of James Stephen Hogg, ex-governor of Texas, with a sketch of his life; ed. by C. W. Raines. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29400/
Parson Hanks---Fourteen Years in the West. A Story of Frontier Life in the Panhandle of Texas.
This book describes the life of Methodist preacher named Parson Hanks, including his journeys, courtship and marriage, experiences at conferences, religious service and other frontier experiences. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130182/
Topography: Van Horn Quadrangle
This topographic map shows the elevations and location of private and public roads, railroads, building structures, bridges, and water sources and drainage structures in the Van Horn, Texas quadrangle. It contains a legend of each of the structural elements and a scale for the elevation and contour of the area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11825/
Message of Governor T.M. Campbell to the thirtieth legislature of Texas, to which is appended the State Democratic Platform adopted at Dallas, Texas, August 13, 1906.
This book contains a message from Governor T.M. Campbell to the Texas legislature. The content of the book is concerned with various political matters, mainly involving the Texas House of Representatives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5859/
Message of Governor T.M. Campbell to the first called session of the thirtieth legislature of Texas: together with the proclamation of the Governor convening the legislature in extra-ordinary session.
This document is a message to the legislature of Texas from Governor T.M. Campbell. The purpose of the message was to get the legislature prepared to discuss laws concerning: simplification of court proceedings in the state of Texas, making telephone companies transmit other telephone companies messages, fair and lawful taxing of its citizens, increase business fees of both domestic and foreign businesses, and any other matters relating to the Constitution of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5860/
History of the Alamo and of the local Franciscan missions
Subjective history and praise of San Antonio, Texas, and the Alamo. Includes narratives about various Texan heros. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14389/
Topography: Texas Burnet Quadrangle
This topographic map shows the elevations and location of private and public roads, railroads, building structures, bridges, and dams, lakes and drainage structures in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle. It contains a legend of each of the structural elements and a scale for the elevation and contour of the area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11819/
Topography: Texas Llano Quadrangle
This topographic map shows the elevations and location of private and public roads, railroads, building structures, bridges, and dams, lakes and drainage structures in the Llano, Texas quadrangle. It contains a legend of each of the structural elements and a scale for the elevation and contour of the area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11818/
A B C of Truck Growing
This bulletin outlines the methods and best practices of commercial truck farming in the state of Texas. It provides an A to Z list of various crops and detailed information on cultivating each one. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130178/
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