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Almanac, 1856.

Description: The almanac includes general information about medicine, statistics, recipes, folk remedies, and meteorology for 1856.
Date: 1856
Creator: Duffau, Francis T.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition / by Baldwin Möllhausen, topographical draughtsman and naturalist to the expedition ... ; translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett., Volume 1

Description: "Mollhausen was the artist and topographer accompanying the party led by Lieutenant Amiel Weeks Whipple in the Pacific Railroad Survey Explorations of the thiry-fifth parallel in 1853"--Wagner-Camp. The party travelled from Fort Smith to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54, making their way through the Panhandle of Texas.
Date: 1858
Creator: Möllhausen, Balduin
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition / by Baldwin Möllhausen, topographical draughtsman and naturalist to the expedition ... ; translated by Mrs. Percy Sinnett., Volume 2

Description: "Mollhausen was the artist and topographer accompanying the party led by Lieutenant Amiel Weeks Whipple in the Pacific Railroad Survey Explorations of the thiry-fifth parallel in 1853"--Wagner-Camp. The party travelled from Fort Smith to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54, making their way through the Panhandle of Texas.
Date: 1858
Creator: Möllhausen, Balduin
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1850-1851]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1850/1851
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1851-1852]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1851/1852
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1852-1853]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1852/1853
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1855-1856]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1855/1856
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1856-1857]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1856/1857
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1857-1858]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1857/1858
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1858-1859]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1858/1859
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1859-1860]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1859/1860
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Land grant to Gabriel B. Knight, 1854]

Description: Grant for 320 acres of land in Tarrant County to Gabriel B. Knight, "in Denton District. Tarrant County on Bear Creek in the Lower Cross Timbers . . . "
Date: June 2, 1854
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Other

[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

Description: Transmittal of copies of documents in the reform of the Fundación de la Obra Pía; efforts to save the organization from destruction; opposition of “los principales en lo científico” Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan Francisco Azcárate, and Andrés Quintana Roó, directed by Francisco Sánchez de Tagle; mercantile opposition by Lorenzo Carrera; benefits obtained by Lorenzo Zavala for editing the “Decreto sentencia expoliatoria”; financial support given group by Francisco González Agüero; opposition of deputies and senators; provisions of benefactress' will changed; appointment of Patronos; fear of ministry of Lerdo; election of president; fear of spending of all money derived from “tratado pendiente” with the United States; effort to withdraw Jesuits from supervision of the Obra pía; denuncia made by Promotor Robledo; appeal to Pedro Escudero; “El Impreso del S. Vélez”; exclusion of Jesuits from Hacienda pública confirmed by Santa Anna in 1843; limits on amortization.
Date: March 13, 1857
Creator: Sanchez, Atilano
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, November 28, 1859]

Description: Letter to Mr. Young from Thomas Ward, regarding acceptable terms of sale for land in Cooke County Texas. Discusses abolition and the potential dissolution of the Union.
Date: November 28, 1859
Creator: Ward, Thomas
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin

The morals of Odd-fellowship : a discourse

Description: "Delivered before the Right Worthy Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, at the Annual Communication of that Right Worthy Grand Body, at Ithaca, August, 1853."
Date: 1853
Creator: Bristol, D. W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Proceedings of the Grand lodge of Texas, from its organization in city of Houston, Dec. A.D. 1837, A.L. 5837, to the close of the grand annual communication held at Palestine, January 19, A.D. 1857, Vol. 1

Description: By A.S. Ruthven ... Compiled from the original records and documents now in possession of Grand lodge, together with the constitutions ... also ... history of the ... Masonic order in Texas. Pub. by authority of M.W. Wm. Stedman, Grandmaster.
Date: 1857
Creator: Freemasons. Texas. Grand Lodge.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Proceedings of the Grand lodge of Texas, from its organization in city of Houston, Dec. A.D. 1837, A.L. 5837, to the close of the grand annual communication held at Palestine, January 19, A.D. 1857, Vol. 2

Description: By A.S. Ruthven ... Compiled from the original records and documents now in possession of Grand lodge, together with the constitutions ... also ... history of the ... Masonic order in Texas. Pub. by authority of M.W. Wm. Stedman, Grandmaster.
Date: 1857
Creator: Freemasons. Texas. Grand Lodge.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum