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Alabama Land Deed with President Buchanan's Signature

Description: Photograph of a Alabama land deed for 220 acres belonging to Garrison Deens. it is signed by President James Buchanan on November 1, 1858. Mr. Deens sold this land to James O. Sellers in 1859 or 1860. Mr. Sellers was Ethel Bryant's grandfather. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: November 1, 1858
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Amérique du Nord.

Description: Map shows major cities, roads, eastern state boundaries in the United States, ocean currents, shipping routes, and areas of Native American habitation. Inset: Carte supplémentaire des Iles N.E. de l'Amérique. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:12,334,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: Dufour, A.-H. (Auguste-Henri), 1798-1865
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Bellville Town Meeting Minutes, January 18, 1858]

Description: Minutes of the Bellville, Texas Town Meeting on January 18, 1858, which was called in memory of the recently deceased Thomas Bell, "the father of Bellville," who arrived in Texas in 1822 and settled in Austin's Colony and served under Ben Milam during the Texas Revolution.
Date: January 18, 1858
Creator: Fular, A. W.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center