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Republic of Texas

Subject Source: Local Historical Placenames

Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:

Land grants

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02900

Composed of legal papers, the Land Grants, 1769-1918, document the settlement of Texas during the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries, especially during the Republic.

Dates: 1769 - 1918

Louis Lenz collection

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01578

Materials collected by Lenz after his retirement concern the early history of Texas and its settlement, particularly by the Canary Islanders in San Antonio and the Germans in South Texas; the Texas Revolution; and the Texas Republic. Louis Lenz (1885-1967) was a civil engineer and Texana collector.

Dates: 1688 - 1966

Edward T. Manton papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02931

Comprising correspondence, legal documents, financial records, reminiscences, and genealogical materials, the Edward T. Manton Papers, 1818-1891, chronicle his activities in Rhode Island and Texas as well as his imprisonment in Mexico.

Dates: 1818 - 1891

James S. Mayfield letter

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02301

Comprising a transcript, the James S. Mayfield Letter, 1840, documents Mayfield’s concerns about moving the Texas capital.

Dates: 1840

Ben and Henry Eustace McCulloch family papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00126

Papers of Ben McCulloch and his brother, Henry Eustace McCulloch include materials relating to their parents, siblings and descendants, including letters, journals, rosters and military communications, geneologies and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1798 - 1961

James B. Miller letter

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01921

The James B. Miller Letter, 1844, consists of one letter written by Dr. James B. Miller to Charles Elliot, the British minister stationed in Texas. Miller wrote the letter on June 10, 1844, to obtain British papers for Reuben Potter, who the Texas Congress charged with carrying money to Mexico for the relief of the Mier Expedition prisoners.

Dates: 1844

Isaac Millsaps papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02948

Composed of photocopies of a letter and legal document, the Isaac Millsaps Papers, 1836-1838, document Millsaps’ activities in the Texas Revolution.

Dates: 1836 - 1838

Ike Moore papers

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02959

Two drafts of the biography, Life and Diary of Reading W. Black, and a letter composes the Ike Moore Papers, 1850-1867, documenting the history of the upper Nueces region and its development by Reading Wood Black, a pioneer settler, land developer, and entrepreneur.

Dates: 1850 - 1867

William H. Morrow collection

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02768
Abstract Comprising correspondence, legal and financial documents, printed material, publications, photographs, maps, posters, and newspaper clippings, the William H. Morrow Collection, 1764-1997, documents the collecting activities of Morrow as well as the social and business experiences of early pioneers and historical figures of Texas and the American South, including Sam Houston, Gail Borden, J. W. E. Jim Airey, Armond Soubie, and A. M. Morisund. The collection primarily...
Dates: 1764 - 1997

Samuel F. B. Morse letters

Identifier: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02313

The Samuel F. B. Morse Letters, 1839, 1860, include an 1839 letter offering the Republic of Texas sponsorship of Morse’s wire telegraph and an 1860 letter withdrawing the previous offer.

Dates: 1839; 1860