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Reminiscences of reconstruction in Texas ; and, Reminiscences of Texas and Texans fifty years ago

Description: The author's personal recollections of the Reconstruction in Texas. The work is "intended to be illustrative of the conditions existing in Texas, the customs, feelings, and sentiments of the people, that came under the obersvation of the author at that time; and in addition some short sketches of the judges that occupied the bench and the lawyers that practiced in the Third and Thirteenth Judicial Districts fifty years ago, with a few short sketches of some early settlers, clerical and lay"
Date: 1902
Creator: Wood, William D.
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Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893

Description: A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].
Date: 1893
Creator: Leonard Manufacturing Company
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Stephens 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.
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Texas.

Description: Hand drawn map showing counties, cities, roads, rivers and creeks in Texas circa 1893.
Date: [1893]
Creator: Wm. M. Bradley & Co.
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Texas

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. Excludes Texas west of the 101st meridian.
Date: 1857
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Texas.

Description: Insets: Plan of Galveston Bay -- Plan of Sabine Lake. A color coded map of Texas from 1855. The map is color coded by county.
Date: 1855
Creator: Colton, J.H.
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