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Embroidered sampler

Description: Very delicate sampler stitched on fine linen with embroidered verse, trees, birds, building, floral designs, geometric designs, and "Watnall School"; stretched on wooden frame and nailed with rusty handmade tacks
Date: 1804
Creator: Allcock, Mary
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Commemorative mug

Description: Commemorative white glass mug with black graphics; picture of Museum exterior; "Washington State Park Museum, Dedicated March 1, 1970" on front; back says, "This Cup Belongs to"' with rectangle for name; glass made by Anchor Hocking
Date: unknown
Creator: Anchor Hocking
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Puss in Boots

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Puss in Boots." from the "Little Folks Series."
Date: 1888
Creator: André, R.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 1844
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 183?
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexico

Description: Hand-colored map of southern United States and Mexico to Guatimala. Mexican states and other regions are outlined in color. Towns, roads and geographic features are marked with topography shown by hachures. There is an inset in the lower-left corner of the map with a portion of Mexico including Mexico City and surrounding areas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

United States

Description: Hand-colored engraving of the eastern United States showing settlements, roads and topography.
Date: unknown
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Collared Peccary"

Description: Colored lithograph by John James Audubon; plate XXXI from “The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America”
Date: unknown
Creator: Audubon, John James
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Prairie Wolf

Description: Colored lithograph by John James Audubon; No. 15, Plate LXXI from Audubon’s “The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America”.
Date: unknown
Creator: Audubon, John James
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

“Semipalmated Sandpiper”

Description: Colored lithograph by John James Audubon; No. 81, Plate CCCCV of Audubon'’s “Birds of America”
Date: unknown
Creator: Audubon, John James
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Texan Skunk

Description: Colored lithograph of a Texas skunk by John James Audubon. This lithograph is No. 11, Plate LIII from Audubon’'s “The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America”.
Date: unknown
Creator: Audubon, John James
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Knitted cotton coverlet

Description: Knitted cotton coverlet in pineapple pattern. It was made in Fairmount, GA by Mrs. Ballew at 14 years of age; she picked the cotton, hand-ginned it, spun it, and knitted this coverlet
Date: unknown
Creator: Ballew
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Difficulties of a Revenue Officer in Texas

Description: Front cover of a book discussing action by the Mexican government to send a revenue officer and small contingent of soldiers into Texas.
Date: January 1901
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle regarding election of Lincoln and secession
Date: unknown
Creator: Battle, N. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to nephew from Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, October 2, 1866]

Description: Letter to nephew from R.E.B. Baylor regarding coming to Texas, bringing negro employees, condition of negroes in Independence, and family matters. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers.
Date: October 1866
Creator: Baylor, R. E. B. (Robert Emmett Bledsoe), 1793-1873
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mercer University and Baylor

Description: Newspaper clippings regarding biography of R.E.B. Baylor, history of Baylor University, and memorial to R.E.B. Baylor, ca. 1900-1920
Date: unknown
Creator: Boifeuillet
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"A Lump of Sugar"

Description: First page of a booklet that includes a discussion of methods of processing sugar.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bowker, R. R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum