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Thoughts on the proposed annexation of Texas to the United States

Description: A book containing Theodor Sedgwick’s opinions about the annexation of Texas to the United States. The book contains discussions of issues that arise if Texas is annexed to the United States Union. A couple of the issues addressed are slavery and diplomatic relations between Texas and Mexico.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Sedgwick, Theodore
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Unidentified Image of Man]

Description: Tin Type image of an unidentified man found among the papers of the Conaway family that was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Campaign ribbon

Description: James K. Polk/George M. Dallas campaign ribbon; political campaign in which annexation of Texas was an issue
Date: 1844~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Notice of sale of "printing press type labels cases" for the paper "Texian & Brasos Farmer" and the "National Vindicator" for payment of two promissory notes executed by Thomas Johnson for benefit of G.H. Harrison
Date: 1846
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us

Description: Pamphlet discussing the geography of Texas and some political issues surrounding the annexation of Texas into the United States.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries

Battles of Mexico : Survey of the line of operations of the U.S. Army, under command of Major General Winfield Scott, on the 19th & 20th August & on the 8th, 12th & 13th September, 1847.

Description: Map shows positions and routes of troops by brigade, division, battalions, and batteries; location of fortifications, buildings, roads, streets, ranches, and terrain for Mexico City and the vicinity to the south and east. Includes key to symbols and casualty statistics for the battles of Contreras, Churubusco, Molino del Rey, and Chapultepec. Inset: "Part of the Valley of Mexico." Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:31,680].
Date: 1848
Creator: McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Battles of Mexico : Line of operations of the U.S. army under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th and 20th of August, 1847.

Description: Map shows position and route of troops, towns, roads, structures and fortifications, farmlands, lava field, and the Churubusco River. Includes notes and key to symbols. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 15,840].
Date: 1847
Creator: Hardcastle, E. L. F. (Edmund Lafayette), 1824-1899
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Mexico, including Yucatan and Upper California exhibiting the chief cities and towns, the principal travelling routes, &c., 1847.

Description: Map shows Mexican boundaries including California [Old Southwest] and Texas as a separate entity with extended boundaries. Locations of Mexican War battlefields, provinces, major cities, geography, layout of city of Monterrey on inset. Ancilliary map: "Map of the principal roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to the City of Mexico, including the Valley of Mexico, mountains, plains, volcanoes, lakes, &c." Insets: "Battle Field of Monterey" and "Profile of the Road between Mexico City and Vera Cruz." Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: 1847
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Battles of Mexico : Line of operations of the U.S. army under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th and 20th of August, 1847.

Description: Map shows position and route of troops, towns, roads, structures and fortifications, farmlands, lava field, and the Churubusco River. Includes notes and key to symbols. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 15,840].
Date: 1847
Creator: Hardcastle, E. L. F. (Edmund Lafayette), 1824-1899
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library