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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

[Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, June 5, 1846]

Description: Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, dated June 5, 1846., recommending Thomas W. McCalla for appointment as an officer to the Military Store in the District of Columbia.
Date: June 5, 1846
Creator: Rusk, Thomas J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Executor's Sale

Description: Notice of estate sale of Thomas Gay, deceased, for two tracts of land in Montgomery County, Texas on the west bank of the Trinity River. The notice was written in Washington County.
Date: May 31, 1842
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Court Record

Description: Thomas Johnson v. Harrison G. Wood; a list of subscriptions reserved by G.H. Harrison in selling the office of the Texian and Brazos Farmer
Date: [1842]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Description of Oregon and California, embracing An Account of The Gold Regions; to which is added, An Appendix, containing descriptions of various kinds of gold, and methods of testing its genuineness.

Description: Front cover and spine of the folio, and front cover and title page of a text containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of the western half of the United States showing roads, settlements, and rivers with "explanation" in lower left corner.
Date: 1849
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from William Grimes to Jesse Grimes, January 1, 1846]

Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter from William Grimes to Jesse Grimes, concerns horse sale and immigration. Mentions F.H. Womack, E.G. Collier, John Dunbar, Albert Grimes, Mrs. Pew, Joseph Black, and Judge Lister.
Date: January 1, 1846
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Memorandum of Agreement

Description: Memorandum of agreement between Secretary of State, Anson Jones, and Sam Whiting, Austin; concerns contract for printing of the laws of the Republic of Texas
Date: 1841
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Bill of sale for slave

Description: Bill from Nancy Lea to Antoinette L. Bledsoe for Negro named Frank; Lea was Sam Houston's mother-in-law
Date: 1844
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum