Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
An address, in a bound typescript volume, comprises the Knights of the Golden Circle Address, 1860, given at a general convention of the KGC in Raleigh, North Carolina.
William Wallace Mills (1836–1913) was a soldier, businessman, customs collector, consul, and El Paso pioneer. Papers include correspondence, literary productions, legal and financial documents, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs, and relate to the career of Mills.
Consisting of a letter from Governor Moore to North Carolina Governor John W. Ellis, the Andrew B. Moore Letter, 1860, introduces his representative, Robert H. Smith, and proposes urgent discussion concerning the southern reaction to the possible election of Abraham Lincoln to the U.S. presidency.
A secessionist and staunch believer in slavery and the chivalric code, Louis Trezevant Wigfall was active in Texas politics, taking part in the Galveston County Democratic convention, 1848, and serving in the Texas House of Representatives, 1850-1857. Photostats and transcripts of correspondence, a speech, legal documents, genealogy and family history, newspaper accounts, and literary productions comprise the papers.