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The United States of America

Description: Map of the United States showing the boundaries fixed in 1782, five years before the ratification of the constitution, from a contemporary copy of Benjamin Franklin's red-line map identified in Spain by the Library of Congress at Washington. Includes three insets: Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Monsieur de Vergennes, Letter from El Conde de Aranda to El Conde de Floridablanca, and Nouvelle carte de la Baye d'Hudson (New Map of the Hudson Bay). Scale information indeterminable.
Date: 1938
Creator: Martin, Lawrence
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Die Tochter Tehuan's: oder Texas im vorigen Jahrhundert.

Description: This German text is a work of fiction that paints a historical picture of life in Spanish Texas. The protagonist is a young Spanish immigrant, Don Hesu Navarro, who befriends Tehuan and his family. The action is centered around the San Jose Mission in San Antonio.
Date: 1866
Creator: Hoermann, Alto S. (Alto Sebastian), 1829-1867
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Land Claim by José Fernando Vidaurre]

Description: Land claim made by José Fernando Vidaurre sent to Governor Diego de Lasaga. According to the document this claim is of his uncle, Fernando Vásquez Borrego, and the governor orders an inquiry into the situation.
Date: 1782-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Carte de la Floride et de la Georgie.

Description: Map shows cities, major roads, swamps, and areas of Native American habitation inland and along the coasts of Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina; the Bahama Islands. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:3,500,000].
Date: 1782
Creator: Tardieu, P. F. (Pierre Franðcois), 1757-1822
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Scouting, Volume 28, Number 10, November 1940

Description: Monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. An index appears on page 34.
Date: November 1940
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

[Correspondence Between Domingo Cabello y Robles and Bartolomé Martínez]

Description: Correspondence between Domingo Cabello y Robles and Bartolomé Martínez, asking that José Antonio Queñones be apprehended and held until soldiers are able to retrieve him. According to the text he is guilty of various robberies, and had been captured but escaped; also according to the text he finally was captured two years later.
Date: 1786~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Mappe-monde ou description du globe terrestre: assujettie aux observations astronomiques.

Description: Map shows the eastern and western hemipheres of the globe with six continents and major cities; Australia as "Nouvelle Hollande" with a vague southern coast hoined with [modern-day] Tasmania; hand-drawn sailing route [presumably that of Captain James Cook] is also shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:80 000 000].
Date: 1782
Creator: Janvier, Jean Denis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 105, July 2001 - April, 2002

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 719.
Date: 2001
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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