Cass County

Cass County

Date: 1848
Creator: Holcomb, A. F.
Description: Map of Cass County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Hunt County

Hunt County

Date: 1851
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Hunt County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The north line of Mercer's Colony and Orr's line are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Hill County

Hill County

Date: November 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Hill County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Hill County

Hill County

Date: October 1882
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Hill County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Hill County

Hill County

Date: February 1886
Creator: Craig, A. M.
Description: Map of Hill County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Hunt County

Hunt County

Date: 1851
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Hunt County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The north line of Mercer's Colony is marked on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
[Indian Village Sign]

[Indian Village Sign]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a sign describing the history of and pointing toward the "Indian Village". The large sign reads, "INDIAN VILLAGE --> The Alabama and Coushatta Indians settled near here in 1832 through the efforts of Gen. Sam Houston, Texas gave them 1210 acres in 1854. The federal government purchased 3071 acres in 1928. Only Indian Reservation in Texas" Behind the sign a road and some trees are visible. There is writing on the backof the photograph that reads, "Livingston, Texas".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
A Happy Christmas to You - Bishop's Tawton

A Happy Christmas to You - Bishop's Tawton

Date: unknown
Creator: Wimbush, H. B.
Description: Postcard created from a painting of Bishop's Tawton by H.B. Wimbush. It pictures a road passing theough a village. Description on the back reads, "Bishop's Tawton. This pretty little village is reputed to have been a former seat of the Bishops of Devonshire, whose picturesque church, shown here, has some fine monuments and a very striking belfry screen. Behind it rises Coddon Hill(630 feet high), from whicha fine view may be had. Barnstaple proper lies two miles further on." Correspondence reads, "With best wishes C.W.B." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Lamar Co., Texas. U.S. The postmark is from Paris, Texas on Dec. 25, 1906.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting four men frolicking in a snowy village on New Year's Eve. They appear to be singing and waving their hats. One has climbed a lamp post. Printed on the card is "Happy New Year" Correspondence reads, "Dear Dilly, Got your card today, sent you a little pkg Monday. My address is c/o Curtis House or 511 S. 13th St. Will write you soon, love to all. Write to me. Lovingly, M.L.H." It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 527 S. Mill St, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Waco, Tex. on Apr 6, 1907.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Anderson County

Anderson County

Date: February 1876
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Description: Map of Anderson County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. Old Indian Village, which is located on the Neches River, is shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
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