Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836)
Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:
The General Council Records, 1835, undated, contain meeting minutes from November 24, 1835, and undated meeting minutes with a copy of a letter from Governor Henry Smith. Each document discusses bills proposed by certain committees to be approved by the General Council.
B. F. Gholson Reminiscences, 1832-1860, are comprised of the recollections of Benjamin Franklin Gholson, Texas Ranger and pioneer.
This collection contains a copy of the will of Dr. James Grant, a Scottish physician and Texas revolutionary. It also contains correspondence from the 20th century relating to the history of his family.
Correspondence, financial papers, and commission of Thomas Jefferson Green (1802-1863), soldier, legislator, and planter. Thomas Green organized the Texas Land Company and moved to Texas in 1836 but abandoned the colonization project to serve in the Texas army. After being commissioned brigadier general, he returned to the United States to raise volunteers, money, and ammunition for the Texas cause.
Photostats and transcripts of letters comprise the Jesse Grimes Papers, 1834-1854, which document Grimes’ military and political career in Texas.
The collection consists of original manuscript letters mostly written by brothers Alfred and John Guild describing their travels and experiences in Texas.
The Philip Smith Hale Papers, 1836, 1855, consist of two letters to Hale in Rogersville, Tennessee, from family members, discussing the Texas Revolution and describing West Texas.
Transcripts of various correspondences comprise the Edward Harden Letters, 1836-1855. In an 1836 letter from Thomas J. Rusk of Nachogdoches, Texas, Rusk urgently asks Harden for military assistance for the Texian Army and to spread support for the Texas Revolution.
Comprised of correspondence, photocopies of newspaper clippings and journal articles, research notes, genealogical materials, and photographs, the Marilouise Harkins Papers, [ca. 1987], document Harkins’ research for her publication Elijah Stapp, Texas: His Ancestors and Descendants.