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Plan of the City of Austin

Description: Photograph of the survey map of the City of Austin 1839. Surveyed by L. J. Pilie and Charles Schoolfield, drawn by L. J. Pilie.
Date: 1839
Item Type: Map

The 2nd State Capitol

Description: Photograph of the 2nd capitol building for the state of Texas. There is a attached to the bottom right hand corner of the photograph a label that reads "The 2nd State Capital [sic]. Located on the site of the present Capital [sic], Burned in 1881." The land in front of the building is terraced and a pathway extends from the entrance down the terraces.
Date: [1853, 1881]
Item Type: Photograph

[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease]

Description: The first of two letters to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease in which she discusses the possible purchase of a house from James B. Shaw. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: April 12, 1859
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Item Type: Letter

[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease]

Description: The second of two letters to E.M. Pease from Lucadia Pease in which she discusses the possible purchase of a house from James B. Shaw. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: April 20, 1859
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Item Type: Letter

[African-American families]

Description: Photograph of a family of African-Americans standing in front of a log cabin. A young girl stands in the open doorway of the cabin and looks on at the family portrait.
Date: [1860..1890]
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion. "The Governor's Mansion after Texas became a state in 1846, and stands today, although much altered and improved. It is still the Governor's Mansion. It was and is located one black SW of the Capitol." is written on back of photograph.
Date: 1860
Item Type: Photograph