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Embroidered sampler

Description: Very delicate sampler stitched on fine linen with embroidered verse, trees, birds, building, floral designs, geometric designs, and "Watnall School"; stretched on wooden frame and nailed with rusty handmade tacks
Date: 1804
Creator: Allcock, Mary
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of Account for John F. Merieult Payable to Moses Austin and Co. for the Years 1803 and 1804, undated]

Description: Copy of transcript for an account for John F. Merieult payable to Moses Austin and Co. for the years 1803 and 1804. The document describes changes in Merieult's account over time, including changes to accrued interest, merchandise unaccounted for, and adjusted balances.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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


Description: Photograph of an unidentified monument, dated 1812, with elaborately carved figures on the top, at the base, and on the accompanying low walls projecting from the base.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

North America : performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood [Sheet 4].

Description: Map shows provinces, cities, towns, forts, Native American villages, tribal territory, shoals, banks, and other details along the coast of Mexico. Includes text of historical and descriptive notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].
Date: 1752
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Le Vieux Mexique, ou, Nouvelle Espagne avec les costes de la Floride

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Countries are outlined in color; major cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially) as well as colored symbols that appear to mark churches or missions. Dotted lines mark territories within Mexico. A color illustration of native people is in the lower left corner, near the text boxes containing the title and other information.
Date: 1705
Creator: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Indian tribes of colonial North America]

Description: This map shows the eastern portion of the United States split in halves that are outlined in color and labeled Louisiana (west of the Mississippi River) and Virginia [and] Carolina (east of the Mississippi River). Names and locations of Native American Indian tribes are marked as well as various settlements, bodies of water, and geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).
Date: unknown
Creator: Gibson, J. (John)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Spanish North America.

Description: Map shows provinces of New Spain, cities, settlements, and areas of Native American habitation. Appears in Thomson's New general atlas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,300,000].
Date: 1814
Creator: Thomson, John, 19th cent.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library