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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.


Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Cromwell Franklin papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01508
Abstract The papers of Benjamin Cromwell Franklin, attorney, judge, legislator, and soldier concern Franklin's duties as a soldier in the Texas Revolution (1836); the first judge in the Republic of Texas; a member of Supreme Court of the Republic; and a representative in the third, fifth, and eighth legislatures. The papers include correspondence, deeds, decrees, land grants, promissory notes, legal papers, memoranda, land surveys, wills, clippings, printed material, plats, and literary...
Dates: 1805 - 1915

Frontier protection records

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02135

Composed of typescripts and photostats of correspondence and resolutions, the Frontier Protection Records, 1857-1865, document the efforts of government and military officials to raise and maintain a regiment of Texas mounted volunteers to protect the western frontiers of Texas.

Dates: 1857 - 1865

H. H. Goodman essay

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02809

The H. H. Goodman Essay, 1918, is a master’s thesis entitled “Presidential Elections of the Republic of Texas.”

Dates: 1918

Mary Gowen papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.03101

A diary, with partial transcript, correspondence, marriage license, inaugural address, Bible, genealogy, and a hand painted photograph inside a union case comprise the Mary Gowen Papers, 1838-1869, documenting Mary Gowen’s ancestry, and a personal account of being a prisoner-of-war.

Dates: 1838 - 1869

Thomas Jefferson Green papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01523

Correspondence, financial papers, and commission of Thomas Jefferson Green (1802-1863), soldier, legislator, and planter. Thomas Green organized the Texas Land Company and moved to Texas in 1836 but abandoned the colonization project to serve in the Texas army. After being commissioned brigadier general, he returned to the United States to raise volunteers, money, and ammunition for the Texas cause.

Dates: 1835 - 1838

Jesse Grimes papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02171

Photostats and transcripts of letters comprise the Jesse Grimes Papers, 1834-1854, which document Grimes’ military and political career in Texas.

Dates: 1834 - 1854

Jeff Hamilton interview

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01529

Transcript of an interview with Jeff Hamilton, former servant to Sam Houston.

Dates: 1938

Garet S. Hardcastle letter

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01625

The Garet S. Hardcastle Letter (1841) pertains to politics in the Republic of Texas during 1841.

Dates: 1841

Madge Williams Hearne collection

Identifier: camh-arc-004161

The Madge Williams Hearne collection contains letters, legal documents, resolutions, appointments, and proclamations related to Texas statesman Sam Houston. It mostly consists of letters written to Sam Houston and others by important historical figures, especially during the Revolutionary period in Texas (1835-1836) and the years of the Republic of Texas (1836-1846).

Dates: 1817 - 1853

Sam Houston Hearne collection

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00099

Collection of Sam Houston Hearne, great-grandson of Sam Houston, consists primarily of Houston family correspondence, letters sent and received by Houston during and directly after the Texas Revolution and during his Texas presidency, and correspondence between Houston and Guy M. Bryan concerning Stephen F. Austin.

Dates: 1820 - 1929

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