Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836)
Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Composed of a speech and two copies of a book review, the Temple Lea Houston Papers, 1880, document Houston’s interest in Texas history.
The diary documents Benjamin Franklin Hughes life as a soldier and seaman, 1835-1875, and relates Hughes’ experiences at the Battles of Refugio and Caleto, the Goliad Massacre, in the Texas and U. S. navies, and in the Mexican War.
Thomas Byers Huling (1804-1865), landowner, postmaster, politician, congressman, judge, and speculator, came to Texas in 1834 and acquired a land grant on the Angelina River in what was to become Jasper County. His papers primarily concern his political and commercial activities in Texas from 1826 until 1901.
Robert Hancock Hunter served during the Texas Revolution, participating in the Grass Fight and the siege of Bexar in both Captain James Franklin Perry’s volunteer company and Captain John Bird’s company. The diary contains reminiscences of Hunter related to his service with Captain Bird’s company, the Battle of San Jacinto, Runaway Scrape, and the Grass Fight, and includes appended notes by Mrs. Beulah Gayle Greene of Edna, Texas.
Historical narratives comprise the Hobart Huson Papers, 1836, 1935, 1938, 1943, concerning the history of Refugio County and 19th century Texas.
The John Holland Jenkins reminiscences, 1828-1890, include personal reminiscences of Texas History relating to Bastrop County as well as reminiscences from Texas History.
The Francis White Johnson Papers, 1810-1880, are comprised of autobiographical statements, narratives, and notes relating to the history of Texas and to the career of Francis White Johnson
Correspondence, diaries, speeches, memoranda, calendar of correspondence, scrapbook, official documents, legal documents, day books, account book, and clippings concern the family and career of Anson Jones. Papers relate to Anson Jones’s political career and views, to Mary Jones's family activities and work with organizations, and to C. Anson Jones's career.