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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.


Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

James Pinckney Henderson family papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01543

Correspondence, diary, cards, petitions, and sermons relating to aspects of the career of James Pinckney Henderson, lawyer, soldier, politician, diplomat, and governor of Texas; including military activities while a soldier in Mexican war and commander of 2nd Texas Regiment at Battle of Monterrey; and including receipt of petitions from settlers in Texas seeking protection from hostile Indians while Henderson was governor.

Dates: 1837 - 1881

John Hunter Herndon papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01258

Correspondence, diary, legal documents, and military documents relating to John Hunter Herndon (1813-1878), and his journey from Kentucky to Texas in 1837-1838.

Dates: 1814 - 1872

Caryl Clyde Hill papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01780

Caryl Clyde Hill was an avid collector of materials documenting the early history of the Republic of Texas, government and military affairs, and biographies and histories of famous Texas leaders.

Dates: 1823; 1832 - 1916; 1958

Alexander Horton reminiscences

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01790

An autobiography and a biographical sketch of Alexander Horton comprise the Alexander Horton Reminiscences, 1891, and document Horton’s activities as a soldier and civic leader.

Dates: 1891

Eliza Houston narrative

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02852

Comprising newspaper clippings and a photocopy of a letter, the Eliza Houston Narrative, 1962, undated, chronicles the brief marriage and separation of Eliza and Sam Houston.

Dates: 1962; undated

Sam Houston papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00005

Papers document the life of Sam Houston, including military service, as congressman from and governor of Tennessee, as commander-in-chief of the army in the Texas Revolution, as president of the Republic of Texas, as United States senator from and governor of the state of Texas. Many important state and national figures, especially Andrew Jackson, are represented, as well as personal friends and family members.

Dates: 1814 - 1957; undated

Samuel Houston, Jr., papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01794

Samuel Houston, Jr., a physician, soldier, and author, was the eldest of eight children of Sam and Margaret Moffette (Lea) Houston. The papers are comprised of a literary production by Houston as well as a pencil and ink drawing.

Dates: 1862; 1886

Thomas Byers Huling papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01462

Thomas Byers Huling (1804-1865), landowner, postmaster, politician, congressman, judge, and speculator, came to Texas in 1834 and acquired a land grant on the Angelina River in what was to become Jasper County. His papers primarily concern his political and commercial activities in Texas from 1826 until 1901.

Dates: 1826; 1831 - 1881; 1901

Robert Hancock Hunter diary

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01797

Robert Hancock Hunter served during the Texas Revolution, participating in the Grass Fight and the siege of Bexar in both Captain James Franklin Perry’s volunteer company and Captain John Bird’s company. The diary contains reminiscences of Hunter related to his service with Captain Bird’s company, the Battle of San Jacinto, Runaway Scrape, and the Grass Fight, and includes appended notes by Mrs. Beulah Gayle Greene of Edna, Texas.

Dates: 1813 - 1892

James R. and Ewing B. Irion Sam Houston and Anna Raguet papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00018

Papers consist chiefly of twelve letters (dated 1837-1839) from Sam Houston to Anna W. Raguet.

Dates: 1826 - 1938

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