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Map of Taylor County

Description: Cadastral map of Taylor County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Some boundaries and notes are marked in color. This copy appears to have red ink spilled across the right half of the map. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 30, 1859
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Callahan County

Description: Map of Callahan County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The old and new centers of Callahan County are marked on map. Asylum Lands are also marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 18, 1859
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jones County

Description: Map of Jones County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 5, 1859
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress - August 4, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David Fentress discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a marriage between Jimmie and Mary Tate which would take place on August 25, 1859, the couple's plans for their honeymoon, and their plans to board with Maude; a discussion of gifts made by Maude for her granddaughter (David's daughter); reports of the weather and its affect on the crops; a discussion about David's delayed visit; a discussion about the health of Eva Polk's infant; a brief recap of the most recent happenings in town.
Date: August 4, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 29, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee which includes: Maud's health and the health of Anne and Sallie; home improvements made to Maud's house; a horse purchased by Maud; the health of the cattle and the hogs as well as the death of a cow from "black tongue" and the death of ten hogs from cholera; news of David's baby, it's growth and health, and it's appearance; news of the weather; a dialogue about Jimmie and Mary as well as details on their whereabouts; a discussion about how lucky Maud is to have "so good a daughter-in-law and two such nice daughters-in-law; a request for David to send the ten dollars in interest, though not by mail; a dialogue about sending David's letter to Neely; news about John Wood's marriage to Miss Guy; a discussion about Frank's eligibility for marriage; and a dialogue regarding Mary Tate, Jimmie, and "Old Pitner."
Date: August 29, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections