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Rio Colorado of the West.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century routes of exploration and navigation along the Colorado River. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Scale [ca. 1:380,160].
Date: 1858
Creator: Ives, J. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico en 1858.

Description: Map shows a birds-eye view of the streets and surrounding geography of mid-nineteenth century Mexico City, Mexico. Scale not given.
Date: 1858
Creator: Decaen
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from the Pension Office to John Patterson Osterhout, July 2, 1858]

Description: Letter from the Pension Office to John Patterson Osterhout discussing Lewis Summer's request for a war bounty scrip instead of land. The request was view favorably and sent to the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout Esq."
Date: July 2, 1858
Creator: United States. Pension Bureau.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

Map of North America : engraved to illustrate Mitchell's school and family geography

Description: Map shows "Dr. Kane's" explorations; major cities and physical features for the United States, Russian America [Alaska], British America, Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and Greenland; areas of Native Ameican habitation; Antarctic continent with discovery dates and explorers' names on verso. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:35,000,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States : Engraved to illustrate Mitchell's school & family geography.

Description: Map shows Overland Mail Route, areas of Native American habitation, military posts, gold regions, cities and towns; Washington, Nebraska, "Dacota," Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona territories, Indian Territory; Washington and Nebraska territory boundary meets along the Rocky Mountains; New Mexico Territory lies north of Arizona Territory; Utah [Territory] encompasses much of [modern-day] Nevada; Washington [Territory] encompasses [modern-day] Idaho; Kansas [Territory] extends beyond the Rocky Mountains to the Sierra Madre; western boundary of "Dacota" [Territory] stops at the Missouri River. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:11,500,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States : Engraved to illustrate Mitchell's School & family geography.

Description: Map shows Overland Mail Route, areas of Native American habitation, military posts, gold regions, cities and towns; Washington, "Dacota," Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona territories, Indian Territory; Washington and Dacota territory boundary meets along the Rocky Mountains; Nebraska Territory extends west to 110 degree line of longitude; New Mexico Territory lies north of Arizona Territory; Washington Territory encompasses [modern-day] Idaho. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:11,500,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States and their territories between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean and part of Mexico.

Description: Map shows United States west of the Mississippi River and northern Mexico; military outposts, water resources, treaty boundaries, and western U.S. territories of Washington, Oregon, Nebraska, Minnesota, Utah, Kansas, and New Mexico [Oklahoma/Indian Territory unlabeled]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:6,000,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Jekyll, Thomas
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amérique du Nord.

Description: Map shows major cities, roads, eastern state boundaries in the United States, ocean currents, shipping routes, and areas of Native American habitation. Inset: Carte supplémentaire des Iles N.E. de l'Amérique. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:12,334,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Dufour, A.-H. (Auguste-Henri), 1798-1865
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Ohio railroads, canals, post roads, counties, township grid, and notable physical features; limestone and conglomerate geological formations across the state. Includes illustration, table, "Census of the state of Ohio," and references. Scale [ca. 1:760,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mapa general de la republica de Salvador.

Description: Map shows roads, railroads, cities and towns, mining activity and mills. Includes "explicacion"and note. Insets: "Plano de Nueva San Salvador," "Corte del camino de Acajutla por Santa Ana y Metapam hasta el Pueblo Brujo," "Corte del camino del Puerto de Libertad para Petacas a Rio Sumpul," "Altura de los volcanes y ciudades principales de la Republica de Salvador," and "Corte del camino real de la union hasta el Rio Paz." Relief shown by hachures and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:363,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Sonnenstern, Maximilian von
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Oregon Territory west of the Cascade Mountains.

Description: Map shows township grid, existing settlements, and Indian reservation in mid-nineteenth century western Oregon. Relief indicated by hachures. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1858.
Creator: United States Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Military Map of West Texas.

Description: Military map of a portion of Texas, showing counties and the Territories of Young and Bexar. The map includes towns and forts, roads, railroads, bodies and water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (10 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Patton, Don & Buttery, Lewis M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from William D. Shrewsbury to H. A. Hamner, Novemer 25, 1858]

Description: Letter from William D.Shrewsbury to H.A. Hamner regarding Salt Springs in Jack County and the "Galveston News." Shrewsbury then asks 12 questions regarding the Salt Springs. Shrewsbury showed interest in salt production and in Kanawha Salines Virginia.
Date: November 25, 1858
Creator: Shrewsbury, William D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, March 4, 1858]

Description: Transcript of a letter to David W. Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing the receipt of his letter and his arrival at Prairie Lea; a request for Frank to write a letter informing Maud of his travels; a discussion of sending information and gifts; a brief discussion about marriage and gifts;a dialogue concerning "Episcopacy or Pickett"; news about the weather; the affect of the weather on the planting of crops; a discussion of real estate; a brief mention of Maud's health; a request for information on "how the presents went" and if pictures were received; a discussion requesting a visit from David's "Aunt", "Uncle", as well as from Tom and Frank; an ending statement requesting letters from David, Clara, and Frank.
Date: March 4, 1858
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Raising a Boy]

Description: The author congratulates raising a boy. He hopes that the boy will become a farmer.
Date: 1858
Creator: Biggs, Tim
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Oregon Territory west of the Cascade Mountains.

Description: Map shows township grid, existing settlements, and Indian reservation in mid-nineteenth century western Oregon. Relief indicated by hachures. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States. Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of the Great West.

Description: Map shows major roads into the West, state and territory boundary lines, areas of Native American habitation, mineral resources, major cities and towns, and military posts; counties for Wisconsin and Iowa; territories of Minnesota, Nebraska, and Kansas. Includes some dates and notes of exploration, such as General Kearney's route in 1846. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:4,610,000].
Date: [1854..1858]
Creator: Beadle, Erastus Flavel, 1821-1894
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library