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Map of the upper geyser basin, Yellowstone National Park.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Yellowstone National Park springs, geysers, pools, and notable formations, along a section of the Firehole River and its tributaries. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Scale [ca. 1:5,900].
Date: 1878
Creator: Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Ohio [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows late nineteenth century Ohio counties, railroads, canals, cities, towns, and notable physical features.
Date: 1878
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

W. Rose's revised chart of the Comstock Mines and Sutro Tunnel, State of Nevada.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century mining claims in Storey and Lyon counties in Nevada. Details include the location of mineral veins, roads, flumes, railroad lines, and the Sutro Tunnel; towns or settlements of Silver City, American Flat, Gold Hill Town, Virginia City, and Flowery Ridge; buildings, structures, roads, and mountain peaks in views. Includes two birdseye views and notes. Insets: [View of the area above] "Sutro Tunnel," and [View of] "The Mouth of Sutro Tunnel." Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:14,400].
Date: 1878
Creator: Rose, W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park.

Description: Map shows roads and location of geysers, springs, and other features for the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Includes numbers on individual features but number key is not on the map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:9,840].
Date: 1878
Creator: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Ohio.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Ohio counties, railroads, canals, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,300,000].
Date: 1878
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Republican Ticket]

Description: Republican Ticket for 1878. Includes Govenor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, Comptroller, Commissioner Gen'l Land Office, Chief Justice, Associate Justice, Congress, Senator 12th District, Representative, Floater, County Judge, Sheriff, County Attorney, District Clerk, County Clerk, Tax Collector, Tax Assessor, County Treasurer, COunty Surveyor, Justice of the Peace, Constable, County Commissioner, and a vote on the stock law. This item has hand written notes.
Date: 1878
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Republican Ticket]

Description: Republican Ticket for 1878. Includes Govenor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, Comptroller, Commissioner Gen'l Land Office, Chief Justice, Associate Justice, Congress, Senator 12th District, Representative, Floater, County Judge, Sheriff, County Attorney, District Clerk, County Clerk, Tax Collector, Tax Assessor, County Treasurer, COunty Surveyor, Justice of the Peace, Constable, County Commissioner, and a vote on the stock law.
Date: 1878
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt from R Cook, to W.A. Morris, December 4, 1878]

Description: Receipt from R. Cook, JP to W.A. "Bud" Morris for $6.75 for all court costs paid to R. Cook and J.M Wyatt in the case of the State of Texas vs. G.M. Frieze.
Date: December 4, 1878
Creator: Cook, R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, November 1878]

Description: She hopes everyone is doing well and Abe and Bettie are almost over their chills. Bettie wrote to them last week. The weather is not very good for the wheat or rye, with no rain in several weeks. Deck Dobbins is not expected to live long with paralysis. Melissa Sego arrived at Dick Wilson's a few days ago, Dick says to marry one of her daughters. Dinky's children are still in school and Willie can read and Sissy a little. They made cider the last for the year and she asks that she write back soon. Mr. Donnell is still not doing well. The weather has been dry and cold, hurting the wheat and rye. He talks about sowing and hogs.
Date: November 1878
Creator: Dodd, William & Dodd, Matilda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Yellowstone National Park.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Yellowstone National Park continental watershed, roads, trails, springs, lakes, and other notable features. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:126,720].
Date: 1878
Creator: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Letter to Cromwell Anson Jones, 27 November 1878

Description: Letter from R. Gaston Ashe, husband of Mary Jones's daughter Sallie S. Mary Jones was the wife of the last president of the Republic of Texas.
Date: November 27, 1878
Creator: Ashe, R. Gaston
Item Type: Letter
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Pennsylvania.

Description: Map shows major roads, canals, railroads, counties, cities, towns, township boundaries; railroads for the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia areas on insets. Relief shown by shading. Relief shown by shading. Scale [ca. 1:1,375,000].
Date: [1878..1898]
Creator: Walker, Emery, Sir, 1851-1933
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sissie and Bettie, May 30, 1878]

Description: She says that she has been visiting people and that they are all doing well. Tobe brought over a mower and was cutting clovers. She saw the Moore's and they were quite stylish. She hasn't seen Bettie Franklin or Jack Wallace. She is going to start Willie and Sissie in Sunday school. Henry has been helping Mr. Cambell with his wheat and next week help cut theirs. Their chickens are too small to eat and they have some peas, but really good irish potatoes. They should also have good corn with the weather holding up. She wants to send them apples. Mr. Summers is also looking like he won't live long. There is going to be a ball in town and Tobe asked her to go with him, but she didn't have a dress. She asks about Abe and how he is doing with the chills and how they are enjoying Texas. She mentions that the raspberries and blackberries will make good jam and she wishes they were here to make some. She asks about Bill and if he is married. She wants them to save her some wildflower seeds. She sends love and some small request from others. She ends with telling them to write soon.
Date: May 30, 1878
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Dinkie McGee to Sissie and Bettie, June 28, 1878]

Description: She was going to write back sooner but did not have any paper. She is doing well and hasn't visited her mother in a week. She feels bad that Sissie has a sore hand and that Bettie has the chills again. They have had warm weather and it is raining. She has a lot of beans and cucumbers that they have been eating for the last 5 weeks. She also has a lot of apples. She is waiting for tomatoes and rosemary to ripen. They have had blackberry pie that Willie and Sissie picked. Bob Wilson is in Fort Worth. She went to visit her mother and Bettie Moore, Mrs. Donnell and Aunt Nancy were there. Henry has not shed his wheat because he has been plowing and hauling hay. Sissie wants Uncle Charlie to send another name for the calves. She wants to make them jam. Tobe cut his fingers on the blade when grinding. Willie and Sissie are going to Sunday school where they memorize verses. She got a new dress and shirt. She sends love and asks them to write back soon.
Date: June 28, 1878
Creator: McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bettie Franklin and William Dodd to their Sister and Mr. Moore, October 25, 1878]

Description: They are doing well, she had a slight chill and Abe is getting over his cold with medicine given to him from Dr. Woodson. Her and her mother went to see Mr. Donnell and he doesn't look like he has long to live. MRs. Summers looks well. She and Mrs. Montgomery would like to see her. Mollie Love, Mary, and the children visited. They went to edgefield and didn't have to stay the night because the train was behind schedule. They were at her parent's place but her parent's did not realize they were there until they went out to meet them. The children have gotten bigger and are now in school everyday. They are waiting for their boxes to arrive, her father says there is too much fright on the road. Abe is going to town to get more information. She wants to purchase land to start a home but Abe hasn't said anything. She also wants to be together. Her father and mother wrote postal cards and she asks that they write back soon.
Date: October 25, 1878
Creator: Franklin, Bettie & Dodd, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections