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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

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

Land Grant Deed

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

Laws Passed by the Eighth Congress of the Republic of Texas.

Description: This volume includes the text of acts and resolutions passed by the government of the Republic of Texas to become law. The "Abstract of Private Acts and Joint Resolutions" and index start after page 120.
Date: 1844
Creator: Texas (Republic). Eighth Congress.
Item Type: Book

Laws Passed by the Sixth Congress of the Republic of Texas.

Description: This volume includes the text of acts and resolutions passed by the government of the Republic of Texas to become law. The index and "Abstract of Private Acts and Joint Resolutions" start after page 120.
Date: 1842
Creator: Texas (Republic). Sixth Congress.
Item Type: Book

[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

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

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

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