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Thoughts on the proposed annexation of Texas to the United States

Description: A book containing Theodor Sedgwick’s opinions about the annexation of Texas to the United States. The book contains discussions of issues that arise if Texas is annexed to the United States Union. A couple of the issues addressed are slavery and diplomatic relations between Texas and Mexico.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Sedgwick, Theodore
Item Type: Book

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

Texas.

Description: A map of Texas landmarks and territories from 1844.
Date: 1844
Creator: Morse, Sidney Edwards
Item Type: Map

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