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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
Partner: UNT Libraries

Callahan County, Texas

Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas showing lands owned by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The county is marked to show individual properties; each piece of land is numbered and several are labeled with property owners. Geographic features are also noted on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333 (4000 varas to 1 inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des terres angloises et des Isles Antilles, du cours et des environs de la riviere de Mississippi / dressée sur un grand nombre de memoires principalement sur ceux de Mrs. d'Iberville et le sueur [...] ; par Guillaume del'Isle ; I. Stemmers, senior, sculp.

Description: Hand drawn map showing North America, Mexico and a northern section of Amerique Meridionale in 1722. Place names and topographical features included.
Date: 1722
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cattle Ranges of the Southwest

Description: This book contains information about the use and condition of Texas pastures contemporary with the book. It also gives information about the obstacles in the way of renewing the cattle ranges and how the cattle ranges could possibly be renewed.
Date: 1898
Creator: Bentley, Henry Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries

Clason's Guide: Map of Texas

Description: Map of the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Individual counties are outlined in green and labeled with roads marked in red and railroads marked in black. Geographic features are marked with relief shown by hachures. Along the right side of the map, there is an index to Texas cities and towns.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Clason Map Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

County map of Texas.

Description: Shows counties of 1858. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Inset: "Galveston Bay and vicinity. 30."
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Denton County.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Additionally, some bodies of water and railroad tracks appear to be marked.
Date: October 1871
Creator: Pressler, Chas. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners. A note at the top of the map says, "Lands of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. are colored yellow." Additionally, some bodies of water, roads, railroad tracks, and towns appear to be marked. A small box in the upper-right corner is labeled "Diagram of a Section" and states "1900 Varas square = 640 acres." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 Varas to 1 inch, 1 Vara = 33 1/3 inches).
Date: 1870/1889~
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections