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The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Certificate of Election

Description: Certificate naming Benjamin B. Peck the Clerk of the County Court in Gonzales County, Republic of Texas.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries

How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us

Description: Pamphlet discussing the geography of Texas and some political issues surrounding the annexation of Texas into the United States.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries

Land Grant Deed

Description: Land grant for Mary Gest signed by Sam Houston.
Date: January 1, 1842
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Land Grant Deed

Description: Land Grant
Date: January 1, 1847
Creator: State of Texas
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Land Grant Deed

Description: Land Grant
Date: January 1, 1841
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter to James H. Raymond from Sam Houston, October 1, 1943]

Description: Letter to James H. Raymond requesting payment of $240 to L. Y. Torrey & Brothers from the Executive Contingent Fund (of which Raymond is acting treasurer). An additional note dated several weeks later notes receipt of the money.
Date: {1843-10-01, 1843-10-20}
Creator: Houston, Sam
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of Texas.

Description: Map showing Texas in 1849 with some topographical features. Includes a list of Land Districts containing counties and the towns within each county.
Date: 1849
Creator: R. B. Moody & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of Texas

Description: Hand colored map of Texas circa 1841 showing major rivers, the Old Spanish Road, U.S. Traders Road and some topographical features.
Date: 1841
Creator: Ikin, Arthur
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of Texas and part of Mexico

Description: Map showing Texas and the surrounding areas in the United States and Mexico. Geography and major cities are marked, with relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1846
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries