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Richardson's map of the city of Galveston in 1859 from Sandusky's survey made in 1845.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Galveston, Texas block numbers, street names, and land ownership. Insets show Galveston railroads. Inset: "Map of Galveston Bay from the U. S. Coast Survey," "Division of block into lots between 29th and 33rd streets," and "Division of block into lots." Includes table of "references." Map comes from W. & D. Richardson's Galveston Directory for 1859-60. Scale [1:600,000].
Date: 1859
Creator: Douglas, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mapa de la Republica de Nicaragua.

Description: Map shows roads, mines, fortifications, ruins, haciendas, walls, cities, towns, and notable physical features; street layouts and keys to buildings on insets for Leon and Granada; plat for colonization of Viejo Leon. Insets: "Plano de Leon," "Plano de Granada," "Plano de la Colonia Projectada de Viejo Leon," and "Section No. 1, 2, 3, and 4." Relief shown by hachures and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:687,000].
Date: 1859
Creator: Sonnenstern, Maximilian von
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's New Jersey.

Description: Map shows New Jersey counties, roads, railroads, marshlands, cities and towns during the mid-nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:760,320].
Date: [1859..1862]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884.
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, and mining activity; points of anchorage, ports, and islands along Pacific coast. Includes legend, notes, key to points in city of San Salvador, and mountain profiles. 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. 1:371,000].
Date: 1859
Creator: Sonnenstern, Maximilian von
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - May 16, 1859 ]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends.
Date: May 16, 1859
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 6, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter is from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: sending Kate off to school in Nashville,Maud's feelings about her children growing up, receiving Mary Tate's letter from White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, a dialogue about her stolen chickens,a conversation about Sallie starting school with Miss Hunt as her teacher and information about Jimmie and Willie's schooling, news about the weather,news about 'Aunt Mag' and her trip to Austin,a discussion about receiving no information on Wallace and his safe arrival,a dialogue about 'the babies dress and bonnets', and town news from Bolivar.
Date: September 6, 1859
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Triplicate Warrant and Receipt, 1857]

Description: Triplicate warrant and receipt from Kindred Watkins, Anderson County Texas, paid to cover taxes for 1857. The document was filed March 17, 1859.
Date: March 17, 1859
Creator: Johns, Clement R.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, May 16, 1859]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: agricultural updates on the success or failure of crops; an update on Mr. Miller's travel to Texas and a discussion about his finances; a discussion to purchase a servant; a discussion to sell Sally; a discussion about Till McDowel's plans to travel to Texas; a dialogue about Mary Tate; a conversation about William's boys; a discussion about Frank that includes a dialogue about a financial agreement between Frank and David as well as a financial agreement between Maud and Frank; an update on Kate and Sallie; news about the health of family and friends; and updates on family and friends.
Date: May 16, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H.W. Raglin to A.D. Kennard Jr., October 15, 1859]

Description: Letter from H. W. Raglin to A. D. Kennard Jr. regarding the service requests of both M. (Michael) Kennard and A.D. Kennard and how those requests are doing. He also mentions prices on food and transportation.
Date: 1859-10-15~
Creator: Raglin, H. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Josephus C. Moore, July 10, 1859]

Description: Letter to Josephus C. Moore from Elvira Moore concerning her time at school, the local news, and when she will be making her trip home. At the end of the letter, Elvira mentions her impression of nearby slave owners and fights involving slaves.
Date: July 10, 1859
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 29, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee which includes: Maud's health and the health of Anne and Sallie; home improvements made to Maud's house; a horse purchased by Maud; the health of the cattle and the hogs as well as the death of a cow from "black tongue" and the death of ten hogs from cholera; news of David's baby, it's growth and health, and it's appearance; news of the weather; a dialogue about Jimmie and Mary as well as details on their whereabouts; a discussion about how lucky Maud is to have "so good a daughter-in-law and two such nice daughters-in-law; a request for David to send the ten dollars in interest, though not by mail; a dialogue about sending David's letter to Neely; news about John Wood's marriage to Miss Guy; a discussion about Frank's eligibility for marriage; and a dialogue regarding Mary Tate, Jimmie, and "Old Pitner."
Date: August 29, 1859
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections