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[Manuscript Leaf from 13th Century, Germany?]

Description: 13th-century German manuscript leaf. Double column, transitional Caroline/gothic hand. Text from a Lectionary(Matthew 13:15 - 13:21, in which Christ explains to his disciples why he speaks in parables). Written by an accomplished scribe, with capitals, ampersands, ligatures, and fishtail-like terminations at the top of ascenders indicate that the script is transitional, from the late Caroline to the early gothic. Recovered from a bound book.
Date: [1201..1300]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Manuscript Leaf from 15th Century, Germany]

Description: A manuscript leaf from 15th Century, Germany. The manuscript leaf is laid out with two (2) columns and scribed in late Gothic script. There are musical neums on 4-line staff (by the 16th-century the 5-line staff became more standardized) Breviary. The manuscript leaf was created on vellum parchment and used both red, blue, and black gall ink for the script. The leaf is labelled as page twenty-one (21).
Date: [1401..1500]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Leaf from a Book of Sermons, 15th Century, Germany]

Description: A leaf from a book of sermons, (Germany, 15th century) on paper, with watermark just barely visible (type uncertain: possibly "Etoile" type of Briquet 6067-6071, dated variously from 1422 to 1477 (see: C.M. Briquet, Les Filigranes, 1907, reprinted 1967, vol. 3), or handwritten.
Date: [1422..1477]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Map of Europe as queen]

Description: Map shows a stylized Europe in the form of a woman. [Spain] is her head and [Gaul], [Germany], [Denmark], [Poland], [Hungary], [Greece], [Bulgaria], [Macedonia], and Scythia are the remainder of her body. Europe is shown surrounded by Africa, [England], [Scotland], [Scandinavia], and Asia. Includes text in lower margin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1550..1570]
Creator: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Collection of Travel Maps]

Description: Nine maps depicting the travels of the author to accompany his journals. The first map shows routes through parts of the Middle East and Asia with references to the Orenburgh Expedition. The second map shows routes in Northern Europe and parts of Russia, including towns in Prussia, Germany, and the Netherlands. The third map shows various portions of the Volga River in four separate, overlapping insets with nearby towns noted. The fourth map shows an area around the Eastern Ocean including present-day Saudi Arabia and India; regions and towns are noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially). The fifth map shows land around the Caspian Sea including routes of the Russian Embassy, towns, and geographic features (with relief shown pictorially). The sixth map shows a portion of Russia depicting the Orenburgh Expedition as well as towns, landmarks, and geographic features which are marked pictorially. The seventh map shows the Caspian Sea with surrounding regions and geographic features (with relief marked pictorially). The eighth map shows Europe and some surrounding areas including routes taken by the Russia Company, cities, and geographic features. The final (ninth) map is of Siberia and bordering areas; regions and landmarks are noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).
Date: 1762
Creator: Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bogel Brothers]

Description: This photograph is a portrait of the four Bogel brothers in Germany. All four are wearing suits with bowties including vests and watch chains. In the center of the photograph, there is a decorative end table with books and other objects on top of it. Two of the brothers are standing behind the table, leaning on some of the items, and the other two are sitting in ornate chairs to either side of the table. They are standing in front of a wall with decorative moulding. A related source names them from left to right: Theodore, Gustave, August, and William (father of William Woodwoorth Bogel).
Date: 1835~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, December 1, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on December 1, 1836, impressing upon him the necessity for a newspaper that is sympathetic to the Texan cause, and asking that Austin help to revive the Correo Atlántico in New Orleans.
Date: December 1, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843]

Description: Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hy. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843.
Date: October 5, 1843
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843, Copy 2]

Description: Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hr. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843. Copy 2.
Date: October 5, 1843
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document describing an agreement between Henri Castro, Ferdinand Louis Huth, and Huth & Co., October 5, 1843, English translation]

Description: Agreement between Henri Castro in Paris, Ferdinand Louis Huth and Huth & Co. in Neufreystaedt, in which they set forth the terms of their joint venture. Namely, that Ferdinand Louis Huth will travel to Texas and conduct trade business there for at least two years. Signed by Hr. Castro, Huth & Co. and Louis Huth, Jr. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 5, 1843. Written in English.
Date: October 5, 1843
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document putting forth the agreement made between Henri Castro of Paris and Louis Huth, Sr. of Neufreystaedt, October 7, 1843]

Description: Document putting forth the agreement made between Henri Castro of Paris and Louis Huth, Sr. of Neufreystaedt regarding the purchase and distribution of land in Texas. Signed by Louis Huth, Sr. and Hr. Castro. in Paris and Neufreystaedt on October 7, 1843.
Date: October 7, 1843
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Document concerning Slasi Albrecht's travel to Texas, October 9 and October 26, 1843]

Description: Document describing how Slasi Albrecht will have to pawn his goods for the 45 francs given him as an advance to help pay his expense for travel to Texas. Signed Slasi Albrecht in Neufreystaedt on October 9, 1843. Receipt of francs acknowledge below and signed by Albrecht in Antwerp on October 26, 1843.
Date: 1843-10-09/1843-10-26
Creator: Albrecht, Slasi
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, December 26, 1843]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding business and colonization matters. He instructs Louis to make sure to purchase long staple cotton and informs him that a third expedition will take place, provided the weather is good. Short note at end by August [Huth].
Date: December 26, 1843
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letters from Ludwig and August Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 21, 1844 and April 12, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding Casette's refusal to marry. He also tells him that he is sending Philipp Schneider, a gardener, at his own expense and that he is to work Huth's land until his passage is repaid. Mr. Reigert is taking grape sprouts to Texas and hopes to make wine. At the end is a short letter from August [Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding two boxes of wicker and that Maas has gotten married.
Date: 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 10, 1844]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] regarding Schneider and enclosing the agreement with him that he will work the land in Texas in order to pay off his passage. He also mentions Kramp and his emigrants and the current expedition of 21 Swiss emigrants. Postscript states that Schneider can shear sheep.
Date: March 10, 1844
Creator: Huth, Ludwig
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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