Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836)
Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, legal and financial records, photographs, memoirs, and printed items comprise the Adams-Gilmore Family Papers, [ca. 1840s-1900s], documenting the business and social activities of Harvey A. Adams, George Gilmore, and members of their families, particularly in Texas.
Photostats of family correspondence include William B. Aldridge's discussion of the Texas Revolution and his impressions of cultural affairs, government, military affairs, politics and social affairs in Texas. Letters related to Marion (East Columbia), Texas, and were writtten to William's brother Alexander Aldridge of Stony Creek, Virginia, and his sister Anne Jackson of Petersburg, Virginia.
Samuel Tabor Allen was active in pre-Republic of Texas politics and was a major landholder. The papers document Allen's personal, business, and political activities in Texas during the pre-Republic and Revolutionary period, as well as the affairs of some of his family members.
Memoirs of the era of the Texas Revolution and the Republic of Texas by Mrs. Ames, then the wife of Robert Potter, Secretary of the Texas Navy. Microfilm holdings include Samuel K. Lewis and Edward McGinnis v. Charles Ames and Harriet Ames.
Pedro de Ampudia, 1803-1868, Mexican military officer, fought in the Texas Revolution and the Mexican War. Letter from Ampudia, May 2, 1836, commander of retreating Mexican forces, to Erasmo Sequin, with reply May 3, from Juan Sequin, advance commander of the Texas forces.
Henry Austin came to Texas at the urging of his cousin, Stephen F. Austin. Papers of Henry Austin (1782-1853) and members of his family concern the Austin family, the colonization of Texas, and the governmental and political affairs of the republic of Texas.
The Austin Papers are composed primarily of the collected personal and official records of Moses Austin and Stephen F. Austin, documenting an era in Texas history marked by increased Anglo colonization, strained relations with the Mexican government, the Texas Revolution, and eventually the founding of the Republic of Texas.