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Map of the Mississippi; New Light on Moscoso's Route to Texas.

Description: Map of the approximate course of the Mississippi River through Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The map also identifies areas of overflow; where the Arkansas, Ouachita, and Red Rivers branch off; major cities along the River; and Luis de Moscoso Alvarado's 1542 route to Texas. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Neal, A. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Vicksburg

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Vicksburg, Mississippi, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours, spot heights, and colors, with heights in meters and includes reliability diagram, index to adjoining sheets, index to boundaries, and graded tints in meters and feet. Scale 1:1,000,000
Date: 1956
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Transcript of Letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, October 22, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, on October 22, 1830. Bean has discovered that the government is paying Indians to move west of the Mississippi River, and he wonders if the Indians will attempt to retake their lands in Texas.
Date: October 22, 1830
Creator: Bean, Peter Elias
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking after his attempts to be appointed to the Texan government, and the land grants promised to empresarios. He also briefly discusses his plans to move his family to Texas, and the education of two of his sons.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress, Janurary 15, 1864]

Description: Letter from M. C. (Maud) Fentress to her family regarding the loss of a package of letters that were being brought to her by Captain Hawood and her worries because she has not heard from her son David. Her area has not experience raids for several months, but she expects that to change. She writes about the taking of "Savanah" (Savannah, Georgia). She says that the former slaves continue to leave to join up with the Yankees. She sends an update on family and friends, where they are, what they are doing and their health.
Date: January 15, 1864
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Legett Family Record

Description: Copy of an attachment mailed to Mr. W.R. Nettles, who then mailed it to Mrs. Percy Jones. The attachment includes a history and genealogical record of the Legett family.
Date: February 14, 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Appletons' railway map of the southern states.

Description: Map shows existing and proposed railroad routes for the southeastern United States, including northern Florida, eastern Texas, and eastern "Indian Territory." Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1856..1866]
Creator: D. Appleton and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Reconnaissance exhibiting the country between Washington and New Orleans with the routes examined in reference to a contemplated National Road between these two cities.

Description: Map shows plotting of a national road without regard to terrain directly from Washington to New Orleans; major cities and towns, existing roads, and military posts. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,112,000].
Date: [1812..1832]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century railroads, counties, cities, towns, military posts, swamps, lakes and rivers in Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,670,000].
Date: 1883
Creator: Fisk & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library