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[Transcript of Petition from Sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, July 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a petition from sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, in which Joseph, Prentiss, Davis, and Thompson describe their efforts to meet every requirement and follow every rule of the Mexican government regarding their colonization grants. The petitioners also describe their investment in infrastructure as preparation for the arrival of colonists.
Date: July 25, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Nova Designatio Insulæ Jamaicae ex Antillanis Americae Septentrion: non postremae Secundum Gubernationes fuas accuratas aeri incisa et publici juris facta.

Description: Map shows early eighteenth century Jamaican "precinct" or parish boundaries, harbors, pastures, churches, settlements, and notable physical features. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1731..1751]
Creator: Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas H. Brenan to Stephen F. Austin, March 23, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas H. Brenan to Stephen F. Austin, in which Brenan requests Austin's opinion regarding a petition for more land (in addition to their settlement league) for settlers who now have colonist status. Brenan also requests Austin's assistance in obtaining the necessary paperwork to present the case the Commissioner and the Empresario.
Date: March 23, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Map of Fisher & Miller's colony: Made from the records in the office of the district surveyor of Bexar: Comprising also all the recent surveys.

Description: Map shows districts of land, by name and number with individual tract numbers, and military posts, which lie between and along the Colorado, San Saba, and Llano rivers in central Texas. Includes distances from Fort Mason to German settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:266,667].
Date: 1855
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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[News Clip: Chinatown]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: November 28, 1981, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 48 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Peters' Colony Flyer]

Description: Flyer from the Texan Emigration and Land Company addressing a raid of its offices that occurred in July of 1852. The flyer attempts to assuage the colonists' fears that the company plans to invalidate their claims. It also condemns the raiders who stole the colonists' claim paperwork.
Date: 1852
Creator: Texan Emigration and Land Company
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Historic plaque on grounds of Martin Co. Courthouse: Marienfeld

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque in Stanton, Texas. It reads: "Marienfeld. Former name of Stanton. Begun as German colony by 5 German Catholics from Kansas, who pitched tents here, near new Texas & Pacific Railroad in 1881. The site - with a water tank, section house, telegraph office - bore name Grelton, but settlers had it changed to Marienfeld - German for "Field of Mary". County was created 1876 and named for Wylie Martin, senator in Republic of Texas. When the county organized, town became county seat. First commissioners court met here December 13, 1884. Through Protestant influence, town was renamed Stanton, 1890. (1970)"
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from Ferdinand Louis Huth to J. H. Illies & Co., October 6, 1846]

Description: Letter from [Ferdinand Louis Huth] to J. H. Illies & Co. informing him that Castro has arrived and taken over the colonization business. He also discusses provisions and finances. Also included second letter to same recipient dated 1846/10/16 asking them to use the most recent prices for his bill since some items have decreased. Page 237 of letter book.
Date: October 6, 1846
Creator: Huth, Louis
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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