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Fayette County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Fayette County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1840
Creator: Sandusky, W. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Fayette County, Texas

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Fayette County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A list of references on the west side of the Colorado River is included in the lower-left corner. A list of references on the east side of the Colorado River is included in the lower-right corner of the map. No scale information is given.
Date: 1840
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fayette County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Fayette County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1843
Creator: Upshur, Horace L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Correspondence/petition to Governor E.M. Pease]

Description: A letter/petition to Governor E.M. Pease from citizens of La Grange on behalf of Dr. John S. Lewellen, a local citizen who had been convicted and fined for betting on an election. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter/petition.
Date: March 30, 1856
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, January 17, 1859]

Description: Letter from Maud C.Fentress to her son David discussing the length of time between his letters; a dialogue about David receiving a visit from an "Uncle";Clara Fentress' recovery from illness; news of a birth; the business partnership between Doctor Neely and Coleman; the construction of a "Livary" stable and the improbability of David selling his lot; church news; the departure of Frank for La Grange; town gossip; a dialogue requesting David to write frequently; a discussion about Peters who returned with "his wife's big fortune," his purchase of slaves, and an estimation of his remaining fortune.
Date: January 17, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections