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The United States and Spain in 1790

Description: Front cover and spine of a book about the opinions of the members of Washington's cabinet and the chief justice in regard to the attitude to be taken by the United States in the event of war between Spain and Great Britain.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Appointment certificate

Description: Appointment of Bryan Callaghan as Notary Public for Pecos County, Texas; notation on back of document indicates Callaghan was underage and the certificate returned
Date: May 19, 1872
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Land Grant

Description: Blank printed copy of land grant for the Republic of Texas
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Title to Land in the Northwest Territory

Description: Certificate regarding land granted to John Crittendon for military service and signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, and James Madison, Secretary of State.
Date: February 1802
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Presidential Proclamation

Description: Proclamation issued by Lincoln concerning designation of areas in rebellion and emancipation in those areas.
Date: January 2, 1863
Creator: Lincoln, Abraham
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pattern

Description: Pattern draft to weave coverlet, "Rattlesnake in Wilderness". Text written at the bottom says, "The begining [sic] of the Rattle Snake in the Wilderness."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[List of Officers Who Have Resigned]

Description: First page of a list of officers whose resignations were accepted by the President as of January 1865.
Date: January 18, 1865
Creator: United States. War Department. Inspector General's Office.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Treaty of Velasco

Description: 1836 copy of the Treaty of Velasco; negotiated by Sam Houston to achieve peace between Texas and Mexico.
Date: 1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Petition to the State Legislature

Description: Petition by citizens of Harris County to the State Legislature, asking to legalize barbed wire. A logo at the top of the page says, "Glidden's Patent, Steel Barb Fence Wire, Galvanized or Japanned." There is a description of the proposal followed by a list of handwritten signatures. Handwriting on the back of the page says, "Harris Co., Feb. 14/79" with additional notes.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

A Map of the United States of Mexico, As organized and defined by the several Acts of the Congress of that Republic, Constructed from a great variety of Printed and Manuscript Documents by H.S. Tanner.

Description: Front cover and inside front page of a hand-colored engraved pocket map of Texas and Mexico showing major roads, settlements, and empresario grants; insets of statistics, distances, Harbor of Vera Cruz, and roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Resources, Soil, And Climate of Texas

Description: Front and back covers of a pamphlet containing an analysis of the resources of Texas by county.
Date: 1882
Creator: Spaight, A. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas

Description: Official Mexican Broadside tabulating the population of Coahuila and Texas for the 1833 census
Date: January 2, 1834
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Court Order

Description: James B. Miller, administrator for the estate of William Barret Travis, ordered to collect $13.55 from James H. Holt by the County Court of Washington County
Date: July 1, 1847
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum