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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

Vortrag die Beschaffung der Fonds Betr

Description: Report on the condition of funds, which the General Agent Bene submitted on Jan 22, 1850, for partial provision of the Adelsverein in Texas.
Date: 1850~
Creator: Verein zum Schutze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Partner: Southwestern University

Ubersetzung

Description: Letter from the governor of Texas, P.H. Bell translated into German regarding the landholdings of the Adelsverein
Date: February 11, 1850
Creator: Bell, P.H.
Partner: Southwestern University

Beilage zu no. 41 des herzoglich rassischen Allgemeinen Intelligenzblatts

Description: Resolution of the passed petition by the Adelsverein to change certain statutes. The appendix to the society's statutes replacing the ones originally written in 1844 are then listed.
Date: October 12, 1850
Creator: Ducal Rassauian Interior Ministry Department
Partner: Southwestern University

Denkschrift

Description: Memorandum discussing the state of things in Texas including obstacles they had overcome as well as the promise of future immigration.
Date: May 12, 1851
Creator: Hermann, Prince of Wied
Partner: Southwestern University

[Peters' Colony Flyer]

Description: Flyer from the Texan Emigration and Land Company addressing a raid of its offices that occurred in July of 1852. The flyer attempts to assuage the colonists' fears that the company plans to invalidate their claims. It also condemns the raiders who stole the colonists' claim paperwork.
Date: 1852
Creator: Texan Emigration and Land Company
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Constitution and By-Laws of Galveston Hook & Ladder Co., No. 1

Description: Constitution and By-Laws of Galveston Hook and Ladder Co., No. 1; this particular version was revised in June, 1869. This pamphlet contains the history of the department, a preamble, and the different articles of the actual document stating the rules and guidelines of the company.
Date: June 1869
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

Indian Affairs: Speech of Hon. Edward Degener, of Texas, delivered in the House of Representatives, January 21, 1871.

Description: Text of a speech by a Texas Representative to the U.S. House of Representatives regarding acts committed by Indians against people living in certain counties of Texas, including the number of persons killed, injured, or kidnapped, and property stolen. The speech references a bill drafted to address the issue, titled "A bill for the better protection of the frontiers of Texas" and includes some dialogue with other Representatives.
Date: 1871
Creator: Degener, Edward, 1809-1890
Partner: Austin College

Indian Affairs: Speech of Hon. Edward Degener, of Texas, delivered in the House of Representatives, January 21, 1871.

Description: Text of a speech by a Texas Representative to the U.S. House of Representatives regarding acts committed by Indians against people living in certain counties of Texas, including the number of persons killed, injured, or kidnapped, and property stolen. The speech references a bill drafted to address the issue, titled "A bill for the better protection of the frontiers of Texas" and includes some dialogue with other Representatives.
Date: 1871
Creator: Degener, Edward, 1809-1890
Partner: Austin College

Minutes of the Leon River Baptist Association, 1871

Description: Minutes of the annual meeting of the Leon River Baptist Association in Texas include accounts of proceedings at the session, committee reports, statistics regarding Baptist churches in Texas, and other relevant notes and commentaries.
Date: 1871
Creator: Leon River Baptist Association (Tex.)
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Charter, Rules and By-Laws of the San Antonio Board of Trade

Description: Pamphlet detailing the Charter, Rules and By-Laws of the San Antonio Board of Trade. Included are the Articles of Incorporation and names of board officers.
Date: 1872
Creator: San Antonio Board of Trade
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Texas, the Home for the Emigrant, From Everywhere.

Description: Pamphlet describing various parts of Texas -- including geography, climate, natural resources, industries, and other information -- with the intention of encouraging immigration to the state.
Date: 1875
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Immigration.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Hand-Book of Northern Texas

Description: Overview of the north Texas region encompassing Collin, Denton, Fannin, and Grayson Counties for potential visitors, including information about the landscape and climate, the farming and ranching industries, notable persons and businesses, and other information about the area.
Date: 1886
Creator: C.S. Burch Publishing Company
Partner: Denton Public Library

Nineteenth Annual Report of the Mission Board of the Baptist General Association of Texas, 1886

Description: Annual report of the Baptist General Association of Texas Mission Board, containing an account of work done throughout the year (missionaries employed, sermons preached, miles traveled, work that had been done, etc.) and accounting summaries. This report, presented to the Baptist General Convention of Texas was the last annual report due to lack of monetary and staff resources.
Date: 1886
Creator: Baptist General Association of Texas. Mission Board.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

S. D. Myres Saddle Company Catalog: 1888-1937, Officers' Equipment

Description: Catalog published by the S.D. Myres Saddle Company featuring items used by military and law enforcement officers, such as gun holsters, belts, knife sheaths, and bags. Each item has a description and price, with representative photos. At the start of the catalog, there is a brief article titled "Gunplay" and a series of biographical sketches featuring law enforcement men who are pictured with Myres accessories.
Date: 1888~
Creator: S. D. Myres Saddle Company
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Nebengesetze der unentwegt Loge No. 160

Description: This short pamphlet constitutes the bylaws of the O. D. H. S. steadfast lodge number 160, a chapter of the Order of the Sons of Hermann which was devoted to the preservation of German heritage and culture. The document describes rules for calling meetings, intake of new members, collecting membership dues, electing officers, attendance at member funerals, and making changes to the bylaws. The last page lists the officers of the lodge at the time the bylaws were approved.
Date: 1890~
Creator: O. D. H. S.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Denton Business Review and Directory

Description: This Denton business review was published as a guide for the farmers and residents of Denton county outside of the city. The directory includes descriptions of Denton's agricultural resources, commercial advantages, and business institutions.
Date: May 1890
Partner: Denton Public Library