Republic of Texas
Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:
The H. H. Goodman Essay, 1918, is a master’s thesis entitled “Presidential Elections of the Republic of Texas.”
Photostats and transcripts of letters comprise the Jesse Grimes Papers, 1834-1854, which document Grimes’ military and political career in Texas.
Correspondence and memoranda of James Hamilton, governor of South Carolina and a financial agent of the Republic of Texas.
The Garet S. Hardcastle Letter (1841) pertains to politics in the Republic of Texas during 1841.
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).
The Sterling Brown Hendricks Reminiscences, 1842, is an original handwritten account, entitled
Account of the Texian Campaign of 1842-1843.
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.
Correspondence, diary, notes and literary productions relate to Mary Austin Holley's life in Connecticut, Louisiana, Kentucky and Texas, and the history of Texas. Also included is the last will and testament of Stephen F. Austin, 1833.
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.
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.