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[Transcript of minutes for a meeting held by the citizens of Lexington, Texas, April 23, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes of a meeting held by the citizens of Lexington, Texas to discuss the ongoing revolution. The minutes also include a draft of a statement to be forwarded to the United States Congress, as well as a statement written by Sam Houston regarding military affairs.
Date: April 23, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Surveying Contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, February 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for surveying contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on the extent of the area that Hadley be responsible for surveying. Also agreed upon is the amount that Hadley will be paid per league and per quarter league, as well as, Wightman's responsibilities to plot and transcribe the notes and make reports to the central office.
Date: February 26, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Hansen Allsberry to Stephen F. Austin, December, 29, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Hansen Allsberry to Stephen F. Austin, in which Allsberry asks Austin to speak with his mother about sending one of Allsberry's brothers to visit him. Allsberry is interested in providing increased financial support to his mother and siblings living in Austin's colony.
Date: December 29, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Harris County

Description: Map of the Gulf Coast region covering Harris County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 1893
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Montgomery County

Description: Cadastral map of Montgomery County, Texas in the Piney Woods region. The center of the county is marked on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1871
Creator: Pressler, Charles W. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Walker County

Description: Cadastral map of Walker County, Texas in the Piney Woods region. Notes are made in different colors. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: January 1872
Creator: Klappenbach, Louis & Lungkwitz, Herman
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Walker County

Description: Cadastral map of Walker County, Texas in the Piney Woods region. Some boundaries and features are marked in color. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 1858
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Montgomery County

Description: Map of Montgomery County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. The center of Montgomery County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1871
Creator: Pressler, Charles W. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Montgomery County

Description: Map of Montgomery County, Texas, including the Piney Woods region. The center of Montgomery County, Texas, is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1901
Creator: Newcome
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Chambers County

Description: Map of Chambers County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. There is a drawing of soldier with knapsack and rifle in the upper right corner of map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1862
Partner: Texas General Land Office