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[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.
Item Type: Text
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; voting for officers; candidates: Castañiza, Juan Bautista de Arispe, José María Bocanegra, Bonifacio Fernández, Toribio González, Miguel Guridi y Alcocer, Pedro Labairu, Miguel Larrainaga, Ramón Martínez de los Ríos, Mariano Mendiola, Isidro Montúfar, Juan José Quiñones, Antonio José Valdez, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, and Lorenzo Zavala; list of members taking oath: José María Abarca, Antonio Aguilar, Mariano Aranda, Pascual de Aranda, Francisco Argandar, José María Becerra, Pedro Celis, José María Cobarrubias, Antonio Elosúa, Carlos Espinoza de los Monteros, Luciano Figueroa, Manuel Flores, Refugio de la Garza, Manuel Ignacio Gutiérrez, José Antonio Gutiérrez de Lara, Martín Inclán, Agustín de Iriarte, Antonio de Iriarte, Manuel López de la Plata, Ambrosio Martínez de Vea, Conde de Miraflores, Antonio Morales de Ibáñez, José Vicente Orrantes, Manuel Ortiz, Francisco Pérez Serrano, Marqués de Rayas. Joaquín Román, Francisco Ruiz, Francisco Uraga, Francisco Velasco, and Tomás Veltranena. Absent: Manuel Álvarez, Pedro Arroyabe, Simón Elías González, José Ignacio Esteva, Luis Mendizábal, Juan Nepomuceno Mier y Altamirano, Salvador Parras, José Francisco Peralta, and Jacinto Rubí, plus candidates. extra candidates. November 2, 1822. November 4, 1822. November 2, 1822. Herrera, Jose Manuel: List of the Delegated Gentlemen designated by S. M. I. so that they compose the Meeting that is to replace the extinguished Congress.... Mexico, Imperial Imprint. 1 l. f. 7-7v. Printed sheet with name of Jacinto Rubí ...
Date: November 2, 1822
Creator: Herrera, José Manuel; Francisco, Juan & Iturbide, Agustin de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Portrait of William Perry Herring McFaddin]

Description: Portrait of William Perry Herring McFaddin as a young man, wearing a suit and bow tie. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "1827 at 21 - as student in Tex Military Academy Austin."
Date: 1827
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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 letter was written at Robbins' Ferry on the Old San Antonio Road at the crossing of the Trinity River (letters went east from there to be carried & put in the US mail system).
Date: April 25, 1835
Creator: Copeland, Nicholas
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Other

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1844-1849]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Alabama, on Augusta Ferry Road.
Date: 1844/1849
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

Speech of Mr. Clayton, of Delaware

Description: Speech of Mr. Clayton, of Delaware delivered at the Whig mass meeting held in Wilmington on the 15th of June, 1844.
Date: 1844
Creator: Clayton, John M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Texas: Its Geography, Natural History and Topography

Description: A reprint of the first part of "Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the republic of Texas."/ Copy of field notes and journal of A. Le Grand, in charge of party surveying grant to New Arkansas and Texas land company: p. 105-115.
Date: 1844
Creator: Kennedy, William
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Buckner, The County Seat of Collin County Texas

Description: Partial plat map of Buckner, Texas, historically the seat of Collin County, Texas. There is a key on the left listing lots and streets and a legal statement handwritten at the bottom. The map is encapsulated and has been framed; printed text at the bottom of the frame says: "Original plat of the first county seat of Collin County---Fort Buckner---drawn by the early surveyor, H. O. Hedgecoxe date 1846."
Date: 1846
Creator: Hedgecoxe, H. O.
Item Type: Map
Partner: North Texas History Center

List of Property lying in Victoria owned by Non Residents.

Description: Ledger containing a list of properties in Victoria, Texas owned by non-residents in 1846. The ledger includes owner names, location and description of property, value, state tax, and county tax.
Date: 1846
Creator: Pridham, P. U.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection