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Percussion shotgun

Description: A composite gun made from various parts: blacksmith- made trigger guard; copper ramrod holders; wooden ramrod. Stamped on stock at butt: “LEVYON MADE MC LAWS PLANTA. 1841”; lockplate: “GOLCHER”; barrel: “_____PHILAD___”; possibly "slave made”"
Date: 1841
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Canada West.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Ontario, Canada roads, railroads, canals, districts, counties, cities and towns. Inset: [Map of Lake Superior]. Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1841..1849]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New Jersey

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century New Jersey counties, roads, canals, railroads, cities, towns, and marshes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,027,000].
Date: 1841
Creator: Gordon, Thomas, 1778-1848
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Texas

Description: Map of Texas showing major cities, geographic features (with relief shown by hachures), and rivers as well as Cross Timbers, Old Spanish Road, and U.S. Traders Road. Texas is outlined in a pink color and the surrounding area is shown without details.
Date: 1841
Creator: Ikin, Arthur
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amérique Septentrionale.

Description: Map shows Russian America [Alaska], New Britain [modern-day Canada], all of Central America as Guatemala, the United States with its northwestern boundary extending north of its modern-day boundary, northern Mexico encompassing the Southwest, and Texas separate from either Mexico or the U.S.; major cities, military posts, and areas of Native American habitation; printed western border of Texas extending north [from unlabeled Corpus Christi Bay], following Paris 100 degree line of longitude, bending with the Colorado River and then north, and ending at the Red River [San Antonio and the modern-day Texas Panhandle are shown as part of Mexico]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1836..1841]
Creator: Lorrain, N. Père
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century United States geography, states, territories, and cities. Shows disputed Oregon boundary in different colors. Includes explanation of symbols and lists square miles and population of states based on information from 1840. Relief shown by hachures. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Theinert, A.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States.

Description: Map shows state and territorial boundaries of the United States from the Atlantic seaboard to mid-continent; Wisconsin and Iowa are pre-state territories or districts; Missouri and Michigan [with modern-day or near modern-day boundaries]; roads, railroads, canals, military posts, major cities and towns, mineral resources and mining activity. Relief is shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,144,000].
Date: [1838..1841]
Creator: Hall, Sidney, fl. 1817-1860
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Texas

Description: Hand colored map of Texas circa 1841 showing major rivers, the Old Spanish Road, U.S. Traders Road and some topographical features.
Date: 1841
Creator: Ikin, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Caddo Indian documents, 1841-1856]

Description: Documents detailing some relations with the Caddo Indians. The first document is a certified copy stating that Jose Maria is Chief of the Anadacos and attests to his good conduct, signed by Jesse Stern, March 27, 1852. The second document certifies that the foregoing page is a true copy and translation. The third document, dated May 11, 1841, is the commission of Col. Coyote signed by Gen. Mariano Arista placing Coyote in charge of Caddo troops against the "ursurpers of Texas." The fourth document is dated September 26, 1853 by G.W. Hill, Special Agent for Texas Indians, appointing Ti-nah Chief of the Caddo. The fifth document, dated June 29, 1856, affirms the good conduct of Ti-nah.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

North America.

Description: Map shows North America with unusual boundary for Texas as separate entity from Mexico, outlined in orange; boundaries for British Columbia encompassing northwest portion of [modern day] Washington; boundaries of Mexico across [modern day] Southwest; Russian America [Alaska] and British Territory [Canada]; areas of Indian habitation. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:35,000,000].
Date: 1841
Creator: Archer, J.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte spéciale et géographique de la République des États-Unis de L'Amérique du Nord.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century geography, cities, territorial claims, and political borders in the United States and adjoining countries. Includes text in French giving the history of the United States to 1837, statistical information for each of the states and territories, and showing Texas as a republic with the capitol at Austin. Relief shown by hachures. No scale noted.
Date: 1841?
Location Info:
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America

Description: Map shows geography, major cities, and political boundaries within North America. Texas is depicted as independent. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1841
Creator: Lizars, W. H. (William Home), 1788-1859
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library