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North America.

Description: A map of the entire North American continent. The map is color coordinated by countries and territories. Many of the North American landmarks and cities are present on this map.
Date: 1836
Creator: Tanner, Henry Schenck
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Bastrop County, no. 11

Description: Inventory of records of Bastrop County housed in the Bastrop County Courthouse as of 1936 and 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a government organization chart, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justices of the Peace, District Attorney, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Health Officer, County Surveyor, Board of Land Commissioners (Defunct), Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Coroner (Defunct). Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An account of Col. Crockett's tour to the North and down East, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four : his object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country : and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of "The Experiment"

Description: "Object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country; and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of 'The Experiment'"
Date: 1835
Creator: Crockett, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Brown County, no. 25

Description: Inventory of records of Brown County housed in the Brown County Courthouse as of 1936 and 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Inspector of Sheep (Defunct). References laws naming Brown County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.
Date: May 1940
Creator: Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The War in Texas; A Review of Facts and Circumstances, showing that this contest is a Crusade Against Mexico, set on foot by Slaveholders, Land Speculators, &c. In Order to Re-Establish, Extend, and Perpetuate the System of Slavery and the Slave Trade.

Description: Opinion piece describing the history and reasons for the Texas Revolution, including the position that it was intended to support slavery in Texas.
Date: 1837
Creator: Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties.

Description: Book containing a brief overview of the state of Texas and more specific focus on six specific counties, with extensive biographical sketches about persons related to the history of those places. An alphabetical index of persons who are included follows the table of contents at the front of the book.
Date: 1893
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 1.

Description: Volume one of a two-volume set gives a historical overview of slavery and the abolition movement in the U.S., records events leading to secession, and details political and military action early in the Civil War. Chapter XII (pp. 147-177) discusses the annexation of Texas to the United States. Analytical index begins on p. 633.
Date: 1864
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Partner: UNT Libraries