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Amérique Septentrionale.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century geography, cities, and political boundaries in North America. Twelve national flags are also shown [Republic of Texas is included]. Inset: "District de St. Thomas." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:23,394,000].
Date: 1845
Creator: Vandermaelen, Philippe, 1795-1869
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library


Description: Map shows districts, counties, lakes, rivers, canals, Indian territory, major cities and towns for "Upper or Western Canada" and "Lower or Eastern Canada"; "Territory of the Hudson Bay Company." Scale [ca. 1:5,070,000].
Date: [1845..1860]
Creator: Gellatly, John (c. 1802 - 1859)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte générale des Îles Antilles : des îles et Bancs de Bahama, des États-Unis de L'Amérique-Centrale, de La Mer du Mexique &a.

Description: Map shows administrative division for Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba; the political divisions in Central America; the northern coast of Colombia; lettering for Mexico includes Texas, map coloring excludes Texas from Mexico at the Nueces River. Includes historical notes and volcano elevations. Insets: "Détails des Îles Vierges," "La Martinique d'apres les Cartes de M.M. Monnier et Bourgon Duperré," and "La Guadelupe et Iles adjacentes." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not noted.
Date: 1845
Creator: Brué, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Costumed Men and Women Posing for Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a group of costumed men and women posing for a portrait. Four women stand behind two men and a woman sitting in chairs decorated with spirals. Two more men recline on the ground in the foreground. The men are wearing dark clothes with fringe and frills. The people are identified on the reverse side of the photo.
Date: [1845..1890]
Creator: W. J. Blair Portraits
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Deposition from Jose M. Cameros]

Description: Deposition from Jose M. Cameros, attempting to legitimize his daughter so she may be his heir. This document is signed by numerous Laredo officials including the alcalde and justice of the peace.
Date: 1845-01~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Document regarding the founding of Castroville]

Description: Document regarding the founding of Castroville on the banks of the Medina in the province of San Antonio de Bexar. Gives potential emigrants information about price of passage, cost of farm animals in Texas, and lists items emigrating families should bring with them, including kitchen utensils, farming implements, seeds and other items.
Date: 1845
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Ensign's travellers' guide and map of the United States: Containing the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c.

Description: Map shows major cities and towns, state and territorial boundaries, and major roads for the Eastern United States from the Atlantic coast west to the Rio Grande and Rocky Mountains; areas of Indian habitation; Missouri Territory; pre-state boundaries for Iowa. Includes explanation, text notes, charts, and illustrations. Insets: "North part of Maine," "Vicinity of New York," "Vicinity of Philadelphia," "Vicinity of Boston," "Vicinity of Baltimore," "Vicinity of New Orleans," "Vicinity of Mobile," "Vicinity of Cincinnati," "Vicinity of St. Louis," "South part of Florida," "Vicinity of Charleston," "Vicinity of Pittsburgh," "Vicinity of Chicago," "Vicinity of Detroit," "Vicinity of Washington," "The Chief Rivers," "The World," and "Principal Mountains." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,991,000].
Date: 1845
Creator: Phelps & Ensign
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library