James R. and Ewing B. Irion Sam Houston and Anna Raguet papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists notably of twelve letters (dated 1837-1839) from Sam Houston to Anna W. Raguet, whom he sought to marry, but without success.
The collection includes a few letters and documents of Robert A. Irion and miscellaneous others.
- Creation: 1826 - 1938
- Houston, Sam, 1793-1863. (Person)
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Sam Houston (1793-1863) was the first President of the Republic of Texas from 1836-1838.
Anna Raguet (1819-1883) was the daughter of Henry Raguet, businessman from Cincinnati, Ohio, who Sam Houston persuaded to move to Texas in 1833.
Sam Houston sought for some time to marry Anna Raguet, who eventually (in 1840) married Robert Anderson Irion (1806-1861), Houston's Secretary of State for the Republic of Texas.
3 inches (1 container)
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Papers consist chiefly of twelve letters (dated 1837-1839) from Sam Houston to Anna W. Raguet.
- James R. and Ewing B. Irion Sam Houston and Anna Raguet Papers
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