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Photo of Survivors of Battle of San Jacinto

Description: Photograph of the Survivors of the Battle of San Jacinto, at a meeting of the Texas Veterans' Association at Galveston c. 1880. Center row, third from left: Valentine Ignatius Burch of Tyler County, Texas. Center row, second from left: Valentine Burch. Front row, second from right: George Petty of Washington County.
Date: 1880
Creator: Naschke
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Lipan-Warrior

Description: Hand-colored stone lithograph of a West Lipan Apache warrior sitting astride a horse and carrying a rifle; from Emory's United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, Washington, 1857
Date: 1857
Creator: Schott, A.
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Percussion shotgun

Description: A composite gun made from various parts: blacksmith- made trigger guard; copper ramrod holders; wooden ramrod. Stamped on stock at butt: “LEVYON MADE MC LAWS PLANTA. 1841”; lockplate: “GOLCHER”; barrel: “_____PHILAD___”; possibly "slave made”"
Date: 1841
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"Fannin's Fight"

Description: One of 8 maps of battle sites of the Texas Revolution drawn to accompany A.J. Houston's 1938 volume "Texas Independence"; this map shows the Texan infantry, artillery, breastworks, and Mexican dragoons, and artillery
Date: 1938
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Galveston in Texas

Description: Steel engraving print of Galveston, Texas showing a group of men sitting, or working on a wooden dock. A sunken ship is visible in the water on the right side of the image, and on the left, the dock curves and leads toward the town. A number of buildings are pictured along the dock.
Date: unknown
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
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Bible

Description: Front cover of a book (identified as a Bible). There is handwriting in ink on the cover that is partially legible.
Date: unknown
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"A Document for the People"

Description: Contains the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Fugitive Slave Act, Democratic, Whig & Independent platforms of 1852 and speech of Charles Sumner to repeal the Fugitive Slave Act.
Date: unknown
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The United States and Spain in 1790

Description: Front cover and spine of a book about the opinions of the members of Washington's cabinet and the chief justice in regard to the attitude to be taken by the United States in the event of war between Spain and Great Britain.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Atalaya"

Description: Juan Marie Ortiz, Mexico City; Law dividing country into departments separating Coahuila and Texas and authorizing government to locate capital of Texas where most convenient when order is restored.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum