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A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere on a projection. The entire map is round with the upper and lower halves formed by inter-connected partial circles. North and Central America (and the northern part of South America) are shown in the top half, and South America is shown in the bottom half. Island chains are shown in left and right wedges. The portion on the left is labeled "Bahama or Lucayos Islands" and the one on the right is labeled "Antilles Leeward or Caribbee I.
Date: May 1, 1776
Creator: Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Section of Diary of Carlos Maria Bustamente

Description: Reference to: The Azayo (Azago) expedition to Guatemala; Battle of Plan del Río; banking house of Martoroell y Pla[]; bravery of the Yucatecans; project to buy cannon from the English; capture of Francisco Dita(?) in Chalco; Consejo de Guerra appointed; entrance into Alvarado; election of Archbishop of Baltimore; freemasonry; heresies; imprisonment at San Sebastián de Aparicio; inflation caused by paper money; money received by Herrera in New Orleans from Congress of Chilpancingo; money sent to New Orleans by Iturbide; Oaxacan grain exports to Europe; Oraculo de la Pitihia(?); Plan de Veracruz; proclamation of Guadalupe Victoria; prohibition of Bullfights; rebels in Totolapam; revolt in Tampico; Spanish agents in San Juan de Ulúa; troop movements to Córdoba; troops moved from Acapulco to Perote; tyranny of Iturbide; Consejero Almanza; Melchor Álvarez in Alvarado; Juan Pablo Anaya; Martín Andrade in San Luis Potosí; Arévalo; Padre Arias; Brigadier Armijo; Ignacio Arriaga of Otumba; Lic. Ascarate; Barbén; Manuel Basconcelos; Barragán; Lieutenant Barrera; Bataller; Nicolás Bravo; Víctor Bravo; Anastacio Bustamante; José Cadena; Joaquín Canedo; José María Carrera; General Cartuchera; Carrillo; José María Castrejón, Marqués de Bodegón; Colonel Castro; Eugenio Cortes; Dávila; José María Durán; Ignacio Esteva; Echávarri; Lic. Espinosa de los Monteses; Diego García Conde; Captain Garmendia; Gómez Navarrete; Toribio González; capture of Guerrero by Alférez José María Plazo at Temamatla; Brigadier Herrera; Joaquín de Herrera; Iriarte; Luis Iturribarria; Padre José, Mercedario Regente de Estudios de Belem; Labaqui; Lic. Lebrija; Juan León; defeat of Lobato; imprisonment of Luis Lozano; Pío Marcha; capture of Padre Marchena; Matiauda; Mayorga of Chiapa; Medellín; Mendiola; Mier; Matías Monteagudo; Navarrete; Lic. Olaez; Agustín Pardiñas; Sisto Paredes; Joaquín Parres; Lic. Peña y Peña; Ministro Quintana; Ignacio Rayón; Ramón Rayón; Colonel Riveiro; José Sulvaran Rufian; Conde de San Pedro del Álamo; arrest of Salvatierra; Santa Ana; Fray Manuel de Santa María; Lic. Sosaya (envoy ...
Date: January 1, 1823
Creator: Bustamente, Carlos Maria
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin and Samuel M. Williams to Horatio Chrisman, April 1, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin and Samuel M. Williams to Horatio Chrisman, on April 1, 1825, discussing the sighting of three escaped prisoners at a house, and asking that militia be sent to reclaim them.
Date: April 1, 1825
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. & Williams, Samuel May
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to José Antonio Saucedo, June 1, 1827]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to José Antonio Saucedo, on June 1, 1827, discussing the hiring of lamp lighters in several Mexican states, and going into detail about the process of hiring men who are currently involved in a court case.
Date: June 1, 1827
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History