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De Cust van Westindien van La Desconoscida tot C. Escondido

Description: Map of the coastline along the western part of the Gulf of Mexico, starting in the south (left) at a point labeled "La Desconoscida" and ending in the north (right) at "C[iudad] Escondido." Segments of the coastline are shaded in red, yellow, and green, with labels for river mouths, ports, islands, and other points along the coast.
Date: 1680
Creator: Roffeveen, Arent, -1679
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pennsylvania Land Grant]

Description: Land grant transferring ownership of a tract of land called "Rich Hill" from Thomas Say to Stacy Potts. The grant is signed by the governor and secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Date: March 2, 1802
Creator: United States. Pennsylvania.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Decrees of Mexican Government, dated November 2-4, 1822]

Description: Act of installation of the Meeting... according to the imperial decree of 31 of the last Octe. Copy by Antonio de Mier, 6 l.s Signatories: Juan Francisco (Bishop of Durango), Antonio de Mier, and Francisco Velasco. Reference to: Election of Marquess of Castañiza; speech by Iturbide; text of Organic Bases of the National Meeting Instituyente, originally signed by Jose Manuel Herrera and rubric of Iturbide; siege of San Juan de Ulúa; administration of oath of office; text of speech by President; … more
Date: November 2, 1822
Creator: Herrera, José Manuel; Francisco, Juan & Iturbide, Agustin de
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Baby Boots]

Description: Pair of leather, lace-up baby boots that belonged to Thomas L. Willis. The pieces around the toe, sole, and laces are shiny red leather with heavy, textured yellow cloth around the main part of the shoes.
Date: 1826~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Col. Nicholas Copeland letter to Martin Bridgman, April 25, 1835]

Description: 1835 letter of Col. Nicholas Copeland to his son-in-law Martin Bridgman of Arkansas, enticing him to move to Texas. The letter discusses the price of land and cattle, as well as the profitability of crops such as cotton and corn. Copeland adds a note for Harry Currin, a free African-American, stating that Texas is a safe place to settle. His land grant (settlement & fortification) described in the letter was 25 miles west of the Trinity River just before crossing the Navasota River. This le… more
Date: April 25, 1835
Creator: Copeland, Nicholas
Partner: Other

[Jasper County, Texas Tax Roll: 1837]

Description: Tax rolls for Jasper County, Texas documenting real and personal properties taxed during the year 1837. Information includes land plot(s) and owner's name, the acreage and assessed value for each property, additional assets, taxes assessed by the state and county, and other relevant details.
Date: 1837
Creator: Jasper County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Galveston City Company Sales: 1838-1843]

Description: Ledger containing accounts for the sale of lots in Galveston and the receipt of deeds for the parcels of land. Information for each parcel includes the buyer, date of purchase, price, and subsequent deed recipient, date, and number.
Date: 1838/1848~
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company

[Jasper County, Texas Tax Roll: 1838]

Description: Tax rolls for Jasper County, Texas documenting real and personal properties taxed during the year YYYY. Information includes land plot(s) and owner's name, the acreage and assessed value for each property, additional assets, taxes assessed by the state and county, and other relevant details.
Date: 1838
Creator: Jasper County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Galveston City Company Accounts: 1838-1847]

Description: Ledger containing financial records for the Galveston City Company, including bills receivable, expenses, personal accounts, and cash, from April 20, 1838 to March 8, 1848 (p. 398). An alphabetical index of account-holders' names is included toward the front.
Date: 1838-04/1848-03
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company

[Galveston City Company Accounts: 1838-1876]

Description: Ledger containing accounts related to the Galveston City Company including personal accounts by name, business cash accounts, promissory notes, bills receivable, profit and loss calculations, and other transactions related to the company.
Date: 1838-04/1876-01
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company

[Galveston City Company Records: 1838-1854]

Description: Ledger containing meeting minutes, proceedings, and other organizational documentation and records for the Galveston City Company, based in Galveston, Texas, starting in 1838 and ending with minutes for a meeting of the board of directors on July 11, 1854.
Date: 1838-04/1854-07
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company

[Galveston City Company Records: 1838-1857]

Description: Ledger containing meeting minutes, proceedings, and other organizational documentation and records for the Galveston City Company, based in Galveston, Texas, starting in 1838 and ending with minutes for a meeting of the board of directors on October 22, 1857.
Date: 1838-04/1857-10
Creator: Galveston City Company
Partner: Stewart Title Company
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