Robert Harris Archer family papers
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Correspondence and genealogical materials relate to the Robert H. Archer family. The bulk is letters from family members in Texas to parents and siblings in Maryland, describing their journey to the New Braunfels area, living and farming conditions in central and south Texas, encounters with Indians, and surveying activities in Texas and New Mexico.
- Creation: 1846 - 1871
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Robert Harris Archer was a physician in Maryland. He and his wife Mary Stump Archer had seven children, two of whom, John and Stevenson, emigrated to Texas in 1846, along with John's wife Ann and their eight children. John farmed and raised sheep in Texas, while Stevenson became a surveyor in Texas and New Mexico, where he also acquired an interest in a silver mine.
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Robert Harris Archer was a physician in Maryland. Correspondence and genealogical materials relate to the Robert H. Archer family.
- Archer (Family : Archer, Robert Harris, 1775-1857) (Family)
- Archer, John, 1806-1889 (Person)
- Archer, Robert Harris, 1775-1857 (Person)
- Archer, Stevenson, 1819-1901 (Person)
- Robert Harris Archer Family Papers, 1846-1871
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