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[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, May 7, 1817]

Description: Copy of a transcript of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to F. Douglass, J. Connor, and I. Rector, on May 7, 1817, addressing their request that he suspend his business with a Mr. Filcken for four or five days, saying that he will do so because of a recent injury to his eye.
Date: May 7, 1817
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Tercera hoja que comprende la parte de las costa de Tierra Firme islas adyacentes : entre los meridianos de 63 [grados] 30ʹ y 68 [grados] 44ʹ al ocidental de Cadiz.

Description: Map shows coastline details from the Rio Grande de Magadalena to the Peninsula de Paraguana, including islands, bays and peninsulas along the the Gulf of Maracaibo. Includes "Nota" about soundings. Inset: "Rio Grande de la Magdalena, desde su desembocadura á el mar hasta la ysla del Escribano" [Rio Grande de la Magdalena, from where it flows into the sea to the island of the author]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. Scale not given.
Date: 1817
Creator: Dirección de Hidrografía.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Lakes of Mexico.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth or very early nineteenth century geography and settlements in or near "Lake Tezcuco" [Lake Texcoco], "Lake Chalco," and smaller bodies of water in the Valley of Mexico. No scale indicated. This map, engraved by Alexander Lawson, appeared in the book 'The History Of Mexico. Collected From Spanish And Mexican Historians' by Francesco Saverio Clavijero.
Date: 1817
Creator: Lawson, A.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Teackle Family Bible with birth dates of family members]

Description: Several pages from the family bible of the Teackle family inscribed with birth dates of both family members and several enslaved people in their household, some who were later emancipated. It was inscribed by John Teackle (1753-1817). Names include: Abram, Viner, Adam Morris, Jacob, Sarah, Charles, Nanna, Mary, Silvia, Howe, Isaac, Elijah, Tomas, Peter, Hannah, Rose, George, Joshua, Betty, Ezekiel, Leah Planter, Bob, Robert Planter, Lelia Harmon, Jack Harmon, Littleton Dennis Teackle, Henrietta… more
Date: 1817
Creator: Teackle, John, 1756-1817
Partner: Somerset County Historical Society

Chart of the world on Mercator's projection.

Description: Map shows six continents, Australia as "New Holland," the "Russian Empire," "Chinese Tartary," major cities, dates and names for geographic discoveries, and areas of Native American habitation in North America. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1817..1837]
Creator: Wyld, James, 1790-1836
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Correspondence between Santos Pérez de Dayton and Tomás García Davila]

Description: Four documents of correspondence between Santos Pérez de Dayton and Tomás García Davila. de Dayton asks for justice against Vicente Rivero, who mistreated him; the following messages say the case has been heard, and a decision handed down. After each break in the correspondence there are signatures from numerous individuals acknowledging the previous message.
Date: {1817-08-26..1817-11-04}
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
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