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[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Mateo Ahumada, September 10, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Mateo Ahumada, on September 10, 1825, discussing how several tribes of Native Americans may be rebelling even though other members of those tribes have already made peaceful overtures to the American settlers.
Date: September 10, 1825
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. E. Savage to Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, January 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. E. Savage to Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, on January 18, 1836, informing them that he intends to look for new settlers for Texaswhile in England, as long as he is accorded a higher rank in the army.
Date: January 18, 1836
Creator: Savage, J. E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning Slavery]

Description: Copy of transcript for two letters. The first is to the American colonists in Texas, discussing the sale of slave and the effect of American Indian raids on the colonies. The second letter, to the City Hall, explains the necessity of new colonists, who emigrate during the summer, to sell their slaves in order to survive until the fall.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña, discussing the author's joy at receiving people from all over the world to colonize Mexican Texas, as well as his excitement at receiving a letter from the Mexican president. He also discusses the Catholicism of the incoming settlers, and their need for a priest who understands English.
Date: unknown
Creator: Peña, Juan Nepomuceno
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Advertisement, August 1899]

Description: Advertisement by E. P. Rutherford, the editor of the Clarksville News, asking for stories about early settlers. He intended to include information about Confederate soldiers. The back of the ad is covered with numbers, equations, and a list of names.
Date: August 1899
Creator: Rutherford, E. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

From Sweden to America

Description: Genealogical account of the Steelhammer family, covering the descendants of John Albert Steelhammer. Each page of the document covers the history of a particular family member.
Date: {2013-10-19..2013-10-20}
Creator: Steelhammer, Gilbert
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

The Journey from Sweden to America

Description: Booklet discussing the history of the Blomstrom family from their time in Sweden to their arrival in America. It includes photographs and illustrations of the family, as well as the coat of arms for Laurentz Blomstom; also included are genealogy lists and family histories.
Date: 2005~
Creator: Blomstrom, Helen Spiers
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

Portrait of Jacob Routh

Description: Copy photograph of an illustration of Jacob Routh, an early settler, minister, and businessman. He is wearing suit jacket; text below the image says "Jacob Routh." He was born December 22, 1818, in Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee; he died April 30, 1879, near Plano, Collin County, Texas, and was buried in Jacob Routh Cemetery in Richardson, Texas. He married Lodemia Anne Campbell on October 30, 1853 in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Norwegian Settlements in Bosque County, Texas

Description: Book discussing the immigration and settlement of Norwegian settlers in Bosque County, Texas; it covers families and their settlements once they arrived here. Bibliography begins on page 50.
Date: 1979
Creator: Pierson, Oris Emerald, 1889-1977.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

[A description of settler life in North Texas]

Description: Clipping, undated, that has the reminiscences of Taylor Allen on one side. Mr. Allen talks about growing up in the North Texas area and the changes that development and progress have brought. The opposite side has short news items from Dallas and Cameron, Texas.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Allen, Taylor
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wood County, 1850-1900

Description: This text gives an overview of Wood County, Texas from roughly 1850 to 1900. It includes historical sketches of various aspects of life in the county as well as anecdotes. Genealogical information and documentation are also included for pioneer families in the area.
Date: 2017
Creator: Wood County Historical Society
Partner: UNT Libraries

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 01, Number 02, Fall, 1989

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it."
Date: 1989
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library

The Early Settlers Life in Texas

Description: This book describes the early history of Hill County, located in Texas, including the author's trip to Texas, information about the first settlers, prominent men, Native American massacres, government, and the general organization of the county.
Date: 1963
Creator: Kirkpatrick, A. Y.
Partner: UNT Libraries