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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
Partner: UNT Libraries

Verein zum Schutze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas

Description: Promotional pamphlet discussing promises of Texas as a new land to settle Germans in and the logistical requirements for a prospective emigrant to move there with the Adelsverein. The pamphlet also details exactly what support the society will give immigrants in travel and supplies.
Date: February 7, 1846
Creator: Verein zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Partner: Southwestern University

The Farmer's Tale

Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections