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Texas: Its Geography, Natural History and Topography

Description: Reprint of statements by William Kennedy (in an English edition) regarding his experiences and opinions on the Republic of Texas. It also includes a copy of the field notes and survey journals kept by A. Le Grand (pp. 105-115) to provide additional context.
Date: 1844
Creator: Kennedy, William, 1799-1849
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Karankawa Indians, The Coast People of Texas.

Description: Book describing the history and customs of the Karankawa Indians. Index starts on page 101.
Date: 1891
Creator: Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers

Description: From the title page: "Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers. Some unwritten history and facts in the thrilling experiences of frontier life. The battle and death of Big Foot, the noted Kiowa chief. The mortally wounding and dying confession of "Old Jape." The Comanchie, the most noted and bloodthirsty savages that ever depredated on the frontier of Texas. By one of the Nine, a member of Company "E" Texas Rangers."
Date: 1906
Creator: Maltby, William Jeff
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Condition of Texas. Message from the President of the United States, Upon the subject of the political, military, and civil condition of Texas.

Description: This booklet includes the text of an address by President Andrew Jackson to Congress regarding the independence of Texas as well as various letters written by Henry M. Morfit who went to Texas in order to report about the conditions to the Secretary of State.
Date: December 22, 1836
Creator: Jackson, Andrew & Morfit, Henry M.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Common Errors in Cotton Production

Description: Pamphlet published by the U.S.D.A. about problems that cotton-growers may encounter and ways to avoid or fix them. Contents (from page 1): Mistakes that interfere with progress -- Causes of deterioration -- General measures of improvement: - Changing the method of buying cotton - Organizing 1-variety communities -- Some causes of inferior cotton: - Planting poor seed, Planting on price conjectures - Changing the seed - Planting too many varieties - Failure to test varieties - Misleading claims for varieties - Propagating hybrids - Planting unsuitable land - Planting too early - Thinning too early - Spacing too wide - Picking too late - Breeding weevils in the fall - Mixing seed at public gins - Ginning too close - Ginning too wet or too dry.
Date: January 1932
Creator: Cook, O. F.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Allenfarm Acala Cotton

Description: This pamphlet describes the qualities of John D. Rogers' "Allenfarm Acala" with photos of the business.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rogers, John D.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Biographical sketch of General Mirabeau B. Lamar

Description: Manuscript (reproduction) about Mirabeau B. Lamar, written by Edward Fontaine his personal secretary. Original manuscript dates from 1857.
Date: 1900
Creator: Fontaine, Edward
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The capitalist, or, The city of Fort Worth : a parody on the Mikado

Description: City of Fort Worth.; Texas Mikado. Fort Worth facts in footnote area of each page of text of play./ Subtitle on cover: The Texas Mikado./ Folded colored map inserted at front./ Advertising matter on leaves before and after numbered pages.
Date: 1888
Creator: Smith, Ed. J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Texas, the Lone Star State

Description: Real estate brochure for sale of lands in Montgomery County.
Date: 1893
Creator: Daugherty, J.S.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

R.H. Leetch & Bros. Cash Book, Brazos Santiago

Description: Handwritten cash ledger from the business, R.H. Leetch & Brothers. Brazos Santiago, February 24, 1849. It includes a list of customers and their purchases.
Date: February 24, 1849
Creator: R.H. Leetch & Brothers
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co. Directory of the City of Waco, 1902-1903

Description: City directory for Waco, 1902-3. Embracing a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc.
Date: 1902
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum