Richardson's map of the city of Galveston in 1859 from Sandusky's survey made in 1845.

Richardson's map of the city of Galveston in 1859 from Sandusky's survey made in 1845.

Date: 1859
Creator: Douglas, J.
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Galveston, Texas block numbers, street names, and land ownership. Insets show Galveston railroads. Inset: "Map of Galveston Bay from the U. S. Coast Survey," "Division of block into lots between 29th and 33rd streets," and "Division of block into lots." Includes table of "references." Map comes from W. & D. Richardson's Galveston Directory for 1859-60. Scale [1:600,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Mapa de la Republica de Nicaragua.

Mapa de la Republica de Nicaragua.

Date: 1859
Creator: Sonnenstern, Maximilian von
Description: Map shows roads, mines, fortifications, ruins, haciendas, walls, cities, towns, and notable physical features; street layouts and keys to buildings on insets for Leon and Granada; plat for colonization of Viejo Leon. Insets: "Plano de Leon," "Plano de Granada," "Plano de la Colonia Projectada de Viejo Leon," and "Section No. 1, 2, 3, and 4." Relief shown by hachures and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:687,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Johnson's New Jersey.

Johnson's New Jersey.

Date: [1859..1862]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884.
Description: Map shows New Jersey counties, roads, railroads, marshlands, cities and towns during the mid-nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:760,320].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Tax receipt for Mary Jones, signed in 1860

Tax receipt for Mary Jones, signed in 1860

Date: March 11, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Receipt documenting property tax paid by Mary Jones for the year 1859. Includes list of property.
Contributing Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections
Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas : compiled from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources.

Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas : compiled from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources.

Date: 1859
Creator: Shall, D. F.
Description: Map shows counties, railroads, township grid, major roads, levees, prairies, ferries, towns, and post offices. Includes list of land offices, legend, notes, and 1845 certification by the Surveyor of Public Lands in Arkansas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:760,300].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Mapa general de la republica de Salvador.

Mapa general de la republica de Salvador.

Date: 1859
Creator: Sonnenstern, Maximilian von
Description: Map shows roads, railroads, cities and towns, and mining activity; points of anchorage, ports, and islands along Pacific coast. Includes legend, notes, key to points in city of San Salvador, and mountain profiles. Insets: "Plano de Nueva San Salvador," "Corte del camino de Acajutla por Santa Ana y Metapam hasta el Pueblo Brujo," "Corte del camino del Puerto de Libertad para Petacas a Rio Sumpul," "Altura de los volcanes y ciudades principales de la Republica de Salvador," and "Corte del camino real de la union hasta el Rio Paz." Relief shown by hachures and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:371,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - January 4, 1859]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - January 4, 1859]

Date: 1859-01~
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David on the birth of David and Clara's child. She also discusses the hiring out of slaves; the division of land; and an update on family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - May 16, 1859 ]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - May 16, 1859 ]

Date: May 16, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]

Date: January 17, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C.Fentress to her son David discussing the length of time between his letters; a dialogue about David receiving a visit from an "Uncle";Clara Fentress' recovery from illness; news of a birth; the business partnership between Doctor Neely and Coleman; the construction of a "Livary" stable and the improbability of David selling his lot; church news; the departure of Frank for La Grange; town gossip; a dialogue requesting David to write frequently; a discussion about Peters who returned with "his wife's big fortune," his purchase of slaves, and an estimation of his remaining fortune.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - August 4, 1859]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - August 4, 1859]

Date: August 4, 1859
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a marriage between Jimmie and Mary Tate which would take place on August 25, 1859, the couple's plans for their honeymoon, and their plans to board with Maude; a discussion of gifts made by Maude for her granddaughter (David's daughter); reports of the weather and its affect on the crops; a discussion about David's delayed visit; a discussion about the health of Eva Polk's infant; a brief recap of the most recent happenings in town.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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