Republic of Texas
Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:
A typescript containing correspondence, diary excerpts, reminiscences, petitions, and newspaper clippings composes the William Stuart Red Papers, 1926-1927, documenting Red’s research on 19th century Texas history, specifically Washington-on-the-Brazos as the capitol of Texas.
The Israel B. Richardson Texas annexation letter, 1845, includes a two-page letter written by Israel B. Richardson in Fort Jesup, LA to his father in Vermont. The letter describes the impending movement of his unit, under command of General Taylor, into Texas upon the approval of the annexation of Texas by the Texas convention.
Correspondence, legal documents, military orders, a pardon, receipts, and broadsides comprise the Sterling Clack Robertson Family Papers, 1824-1865, chiefly documenting Robertson’s life and career as a plantation owner, soldier, and early settler of Texas.
The Samuel C. A. Rogers reminiscences describe his childhood, his military service in the Texas Revolution, and battles with the Commanche at Plum Creek.
Correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, notes, photographs and printed materials gathered by Helen Julia Hoskins Rugeley relative to Thomas Moore Harwood, Thomas Franklin Harwood, Reuben Ross and others.
Papers document the life of Thomas Jefferson Rusk as a participant in the Texas Revolution, Chief Justice of the first Texas Supreme Court, major general in army campaigns against the Native Americans, president of the Convention of 1845, and one of Texas' first two U.S. Senators.
The San Jacinto Descendant’s Records, 1965-2009, are comprised of organizational records and membership files.
Henry Smith was the first governor of Texas. The papers include correspondence, deeds, land grants, land surveys, powers-of-attorney, certificates, petitions, summons, depositions, receipts of sale, receipts of taxes, a bill, a suit, and photographs.
Correspondence, receipts, financial papers, plats, field notes, memoranda, notebooks, speeches, and newspaper clippings comprise the papers of George Washington Smyth and his family.
Photostats, microfilm, and transcripts of official records of the Adelsverein, also known as the Verein zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas (Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas), a society formed in 1842 by German noblemen to promote German emigration to Texas, resulting primarily in settlements in New Braunfels and Fredericksburg, Texas.