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The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries

The cabin book: or, sketches of life in Texas

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864 & Mersch, Ch. Fr.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Texian Loan Agreement

Description: Certificate issued to Robert Triplett acknowledging the first installment of a payment on a loan from the Government of Texas, with details about the loan agreement.
Date: January 11, 1836
Creator: Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Transcript of Invoice of Sundry Merchandise Tools, etc., Sent to Illinois for the Account of S. and M. Austin [1800]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from invoice for merchandise tools and other items for the account of Moses and Stephen F. Austin, which contains an itemized list of items, quantities ordered, the value of the items represented in Virginia currency and the conversion of the value of those items to silver. A sampling of items from the invoice include: blankets, nails, chisels, keys, scales, and drying pans.
Date: 1800
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Resolution from the General Council of the Provisional Government to Stephen F. Austin, Decemeber 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a resolution from General Council of the Provisional Government to Stephen F. Austin, in which the council resolves to acknowledge Austin's repeated sacrifices on behalf of Texas and wish him well in his recently appointed role as Commissioner to the United States.
Date: December 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument, Colonists Forced the Mexican Authorities

Description: Photograph of an engraved frieze on the San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas. It says: "In June, 1832, the colonists forced the Mexican authorities at Anahuac to release Wm. B. Travis and other from unjust imprisonment, the battle of Velasco, June 26, and the Battle of Nacogdoches, August 2, followed; in both the Texans were victorious. Stephen Fuller Austin, "Father of Texas," was arrested January 3, 1834, and held in Mexico without trial until July, 1835. The Texans formed an army, and on November 12, 1835, established a provisional government."
Date: May 2, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829; In Virtue of Which, Col. Stephen F. Austin Introduced and Settled Foreign Emigrants in Texas. With an Explanatory Introduction.

Description: This document includes an Introduction and an Advertisement written by Stephen F. Austin giving a brief introduction of the history of Austin's Colony and background about the printed translations of the emigration laws, decrees, and contracts on colonization as well as correspondence between the Mexican government and Austin.
Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: UNT Libraries

Heritage, Volume 11, Number 3, Summer 1993

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Summer 1993
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Texas Heritage, Volume 19, Number 1, Winter 2001

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas. The theme for this issue is "Mapping Our Past: A Study of Historic Texas Cartography."
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Letter from Frank Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from Frank N. Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala with typed copy of Captain R.M. Potter's account of Zavala's life taken from a paper furnished by Captain Potter himself. This biography of Zavala that Potter sketches deals mostly with his political life.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Johnson, Frank N. & Potter, Robert M.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Frank Johnson to Julia Zavala, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from Frank N. Johnson to Julia Zavala with handwritten copy of Captain R.M. Potter's account of Zavala's life taken from a paper furnished by Captain Potter himself. This biography of Zavala that Potter sketches deals mostly with his political life.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Johnson, Frank N. & Potter, Robert M.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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