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[Letter from Eliza Archer to Elizabeth Ann Upshur Teackle Quinby, July 20, 1857]

Description: Letter from Eliza Archer to Elizabeth Ann Upshur Teackle Quinby, celebrating Quinby's move to the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Archer also writes of her two new grandchildren, the death of her husband, and the idea of buying land in Virginia. She does not want to buy a farm, because she cannot afford to buy slaves to work the land.
Date: July 20, 1857
Creator: Archer, Eliza
Partner: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Preliminary chart no. 31 of the seacoast of the United States from Galveston Bay to Matagorda Bay Texas : from a trigonometrical survey.

Description: Map shows islands, settlements, and coastline from Matagorda Bay, along Galveston Island, Bolivar Peninsula, and Galveston Bay. Includes text with information on lighthouses, beacons, light vessels, magnetic needle, tides and winds. Relief shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:200,000].
Date: 1857
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Trinity County

Description: Cadastral map of Trinity County in the Piney Woods region. Geographic features are marked as well as the road to Colthary's Ferry. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 8, 1857
Creator: Baumgarthen, John E.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Abstract of Title

Description: Booklet entitled "Abstract of Title, to One League and Labor of land situated in Runnels County in the name of Rama Christa as appears from the records of Bexar County while Runnels Co. was a part of Bexar, made by Cocke, Hildebrand & Co. for John C. Beasley," containing records about land titles and legal transactions.
Date: June 16, 1857
Creator: Beasley, John C.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Henrietta Chauncey Booth to her cousin, Elizabeth Ann Upshur Teackle Quinby, June 26, 1857]

Description: Letter from Henrietta Chauncey Booth to her cousin, Elizabeth Ann Upshur Teackle Quinby, celebrating Elizabeth's health and success at her new land in Virginia. She also discusses $30 she loaned her cousin. She writes that the Savage family is in Northampton, staying at Eyre Hall, and updates her on other shared acquaintances.
Date: June 26, 1857
Creator: Booth, Henrietta Chauncey
Partner: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Map of Nacogdoches County.

Description: Cadastral map of Nacogdoches County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: November 1, 1857
Creator: Browne, J.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Wood County

Description: Cadastral map of Wood County, Texas in the Piney Woods region. Some boundaries are marked in color. Scale [ca. 1:13,334] (400 varas per inch).
Date: December 7, 1857
Creator: Browne, J.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of the City of New York : with a list of all the streets with reference to the map and views of some of the principal public buildings.

Description: Map shows street names, railroads, wards, parks, piers, ferries, and select buildings. Includes street index, key to select buildings, and illustrations of churches and buildings. Illustrations: "St. Thomas's Church," "St. Patrick's Cathedral," "Merchants' Exchange," "Church of the Messiah," "Synagogue," "New York University," "Astor Library," "Presbyterian Church," "Halls of Justice," "Trinity Church," "Croton Resevoir," "New Bible House," "Crystal Palace," and "View near the Astor House." Sca… more
Date: 1857
Creator: Burr, David H., 1803-1875
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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