Battle of San Jacinto (Texas : 1836)
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Lorenzo de Zavala, Mexican liberal statesman, later settled in Texas, became involved in the Texas Revolution and served briefly as ad interim Vice-President of the Republic of Texas. Papers consist chiefly of correspondence to Zavala from Santa Anna, Mexía, other prominent Mexicans and others, as well as some of Zavala's correspondence and later materials about Zavala and his family.
Collection aquired from Edward Eberstadt & Sons, booksellers, that includes source materials related to the early history of Texas and the Southwest.
Typescript copies of correspondence, legal charges, and commissary accounts comprise the John Forbes Papers, 1835-1861, and document Forbes’ career as a soldier and commissary general of the Texas army.
The John Forbes vs. Nicholas Labadie Transcript, 1858-1866, is one of these transcripts and concerns a John Forbes’ libel suit against Nicholas Labadie relating to statements Labadie made about Forbes in his reminiscences.
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.
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.
A typed transcript of letters, reminiscences, biographies, and a literary effort composing the James Monroe Hill Papers, 1833-1930, document the military service and biographies of Hill and his family.
An autobiography and a biographical sketch of Alexander Horton comprise the Alexander Horton Reminiscences, 1891, and document Horton’s activities as a soldier and civic leader.
Comprising a speech transcript, the Hal C. Horton Speech, undated, describes the fifty days of the Texas Revolution between the signing of the Declaration of Texas Independence and the Battle of San Jacinto.
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.