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Embroidered sampler

Description: Very delicate sampler stitched on fine linen with embroidered verse, trees, birds, building, floral designs, geometric designs, and "Watnall School"; stretched on wooden frame and nailed with rusty handmade tacks
Date: 1804
Creator: Allcock, Mary
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 1844
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 183u
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexico

Description: Hand-colored map of southern United States and Mexico to Guatimala. Mexican states and other regions are outlined in color. Towns, roads and geographic features are marked with topography shown by hachures. There is an inset in the lower-left corner of the map with a portion of Mexico including Mexico City and surrounding areas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

United States

Description: Hand-colored engraving of the eastern United States showing settlements, roads and topography.
Date: unknown
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Prairie Wolf

Description: Colored lithograph by John James Audubon; No. 15, Plate LXXI from Audubon’s “The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America”.
Date: unknown
Creator: Audubon, John James
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Embroidered sampler

Description: Plain weave sampler with silk embroidery, floral border, floral motifs, and poem. Text: "In Sharon's lovely Rose, Immortal beauties/ shine; Its sweet refreshing fragrance shows;/ Its origin divine./ Pleasure is a Rose, near which there ever grows/ the thorn of evil; It is wisdom's work so carefully/ to cull the Rose, as to avoid the thorn, and let its/ rich perfume exhale to heaven in grateful adoration/ of Him who gave the Rose to blow./ Mary Louise Brown, November 2nd 1829."
Date: November 2, 1829
Creator: Brown, Mary Louisa
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Distances & number of men.

Description: Sketch of military posts along the California coast between Sacramento and La Paz with inset detailing distances between each post and number of men at each one
Date: June 19, 1847
Creator: California. Adjutant's Office.
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Partner: Star of the Republic Museum