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Appointment certificate

Description: Appointment of Bryan Callaghan as Notary Public for Pecos County, Texas; notation on back of document indicates Callaghan was underage and the certificate returned
Date: May 19, 1872
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Land Grant

Description: Blank printed copy of land grant for the Republic of Texas
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Title to Land in the Northwest Territory

Description: Certificate regarding land granted to John Crittendon for military service and signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, and James Madison, Secretary of State.
Date: February 1802
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Presidential Proclamation

Description: Proclamation issued by Lincoln concerning designation of areas in rebellion and emancipation in those areas.
Date: January 2, 1863
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pattern

Description: Pattern draft to weave coverlet, "Rattlesnake in Wilderness". Text written at the bottom says, "The begining [sic] of the Rattle Snake in the Wilderness."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[List of Officers Who Have Resigned]

Description: First page of a list of officers whose resignations were accepted by the President as of January 1865.
Date: January 18, 1865
Creator: United States. War Department. Inspector General's Office.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Treaty of Velasco

Description: 1836 copy of the Treaty of Velasco; negotiated by Sam Houston to achieve peace between Texas and Mexico.
Date: 1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Petition to the State Legislature

Description: Petition by citizens of Harris County to the State Legislature, asking to legalize barbed wire. A logo at the top of the page says, "Glidden's Patent, Steel Barb Fence Wire, Galvanized or Japanned." There is a description of the proposal followed by a list of handwritten signatures. Handwriting on the back of the page says, "Harris Co., Feb. 14/79" with additional notes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

A Map of the United States of Mexico, As organized and defined by the several Acts of the Congress of that Republic, Constructed from a great variety of Printed and Manuscript Documents by H.S. Tanner.

Description: Front cover and inside front page of a hand-colored engraved pocket map of Texas and Mexico showing major roads, settlements, and empresario grants; insets of statistics, distances, Harbor of Vera Cruz, and roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Resources, Soil, And Climate of Texas

Description: Front and back covers of a pamphlet containing an analysis of the resources of Texas by county.
Date: 1882
Creator: Spaight, A. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas

Description: Official Mexican Broadside tabulating the population of Coahuila and Texas for the 1833 census
Date: January 2, 1834
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Court Order

Description: James B. Miller, administrator for the estate of William Barret Travis, ordered to collect $13.55 from James H. Holt by the County Court of Washington County
Date: July 1, 1847
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Poems of Frank Myrtle: including The Land of Shadows and the American Melodies.

Description: Front cover, spine, title page, and accompanying note from a book of poetry by Frank Myrtle. The accompanying note (dated 2/18/1919) reads, "Poems of Rev. C. L. Spencer, who wrote and pub. this volume while living at Washington, Texas. He died in 1908 at Navasota, Tex. I was formally acquainted with him and bought this copy from his wife. E. L. Shettles."
Date: 1858
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Land Grant to J.C. Clark

Description: Grant for 160 acres in Walker County on the Trinity River signed by Governor R.B. Hubbard
Date: September 12, 1878
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

A New Guide to Texas

Description: The cover and title page of the emigrant's Guide to Texas.
Date: 1845
Creator: Hunt, Richard S. & Randel, Jesse F.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

When Texas Was Young

Description: Front and back covers of a booklet about Texas history. It includes four articles: The Battle of San Jacinto; A Surgeon's Story; The "Twin Sisters"; and Reminiscences, Piratical and Revolutionary, from the Career of Colonel Warren D. C. Hall. There is a stamp on the back that says "San Jacinto Battlefield Centennial Celebration, April 21, 1936."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ziegler, Jesse A.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Estate Appraisal

Description: Property of Marry (sic) Powell, deceased by Erastus Smith, Alexander [Cavin] or [Carvin], Tobias E. Brashears
Date: April 15, 1820
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum