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Map of the Mississippi River : from its source to the mouth of the Missouri

Description: Map of the Mississippi River : from its source to the mouth of the Missouri / laid down from the notes of the Lieut. Z.M. Pike ; by Anthony Nau ; reduced and corrected by the astronomical observations of Mr. Thompson at its source ; and of Capt. M. Lewis, where it receives the waters of the Missouri ; by Nichs. King ; engraved by Francis Shallus.
Date: 1810
Creator: King, N. (Nicholas), 1771-1812.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico

Description: Engraved map of the United States of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Major cities are marked and the Mexican states are outlined in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are also marked, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:4,752,000 Near the lower-left of the page, there is a table showing distances between cities (Tabla de Distancias) and a table of statistical notes regarding size, population, etc. for each state (Tabla Estadistica). There is also an inset map in the lower-left corner titled "Carta de los Caminos &c. Desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico" (Map of the Roads etc. from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico). The inset has markings for geographic features as well as major roads and separate symbols for capitals, important cities, villages, and haciendas. Scale ca. 1:1,267,200
Date: May 31, 1828
Creator: White, Gallaher & White
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Texas, Compiled from Surveys in 1839

Description: Map of Texas compiled from surveys in 1839. Topographical data and bodies of water are included.
Date: 1839
Creator: Hunt, Richard S. and Randel, Jesse F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A Correct Map of the Seat of War in Mexico

Description: Map of the Seat of War in Mexico, circa 1847. The map has a written description and illustrations surrounding the land and shows topographical data.
Date: 1847~
Creator: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States Mexico &c. 1849.

Description: Map of the United States, Mexico, and South America circa 1849. The map contains minimal topographical data, names of locations, names of rivers and water bodies, and a brief table of distances.
Date: 1849
Creator: D. Appleton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Receipt to Hartford Howard, October 15 1852]

Description: Receipt for Hartsford Howard in the amount of seven hundred and forty six dollars and fifty cents. This amount was paid in full for a thirty-five year old slave. The document is dated October 15, 1852.
Date: October 15, 1852
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Receipt for Hartsford Howard, September 19 1857]

Description: Receipt for Hartsford Howard in the amount of six hundred and forty dollars for warrants and land. The document is signed by Augustine Siblock.
Date: September 19, 1857
Creator: Siblock, Augustine
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Receipt for Hartsford Howard, January 31 1863]

Description: Receipt for Hartsford Howard for the amount of sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents. The payment was for distilling rights of liquor or petroleum for four months starting December 25, 1862. The document is dated January 31, 1863.
Date: January 31, 1863
Creator: Curits, J.W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Receipt for Occupation Tax, September 9 1863]

Description: The document is a receipt for occupation tax. The tax was paid by Mr. J. Parks for the amount of fifty dollars for the occupation of retail merchant. The document is dated 9-3-1863 and signed by James M. Shepherd.
Date: September 3, 1863
Creator: Shepherd, James M.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Receipt for Hartsford Howard, March 23 1864]

Description: Receipt for Hartsford Howard for the amount of five dollars. The payment was for a subscription to the Galveston Tri-Weekly News from March 23, 1864 to September 23, 1864. The document was signed by W. Richardson.
Date: March 23, 1864
Creator: Richardson, W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village