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Printed document with 1 map, 251 pp. Reid, Samuel C. (Samuel Chester). The scouting expeditions of McCullochs Texas Rangers, or, The summer and fall campaign of the Army of the United States in Mexico, 1846: including skirmishes with the Mexicans, and an accurate detail of the storming of Monterey: also, the daring scouts at Buena Vista: together with anecdotes, incidents, descriptions of country, and sketches of...
Annotated typescript of biography of Galveston founder Michel Branamour Menard. The contents include a sketch on Menard from the Galveston Directory for 1866-1867, a discussion of Menard from Early Issues of Capital Stock, a sketch of Menard from the Galveston Daily News, and a memorandum by Sue Menard McCaleb. 38 page typescript biography of Michel Branamour Menard, annotated by Houston Wade.
The personal diary of Elizabeth Craw (1819-ca.1909) records her journey from Ohio to see her soldier fiancé in Texas, and her experiences there. Craw’s fiancé fought and died at the Battle of the Alamo, 1836. 40 page handwritten diary. Circa 60 completely blank pages at the end of the diary were not included in this digital representation. Travellers and explorers Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)--Siege...
1 page handwritten contract between the school in Bellville, Texas and J.P. Osterhout. He taught spelling, reading and writing, geography, grammar, and arithmetic, and philosophy and Higher Branches.
List of names and claims of veterans of the Republic of Texas (handwritten)
Medical log. 148 page handwritten medical record book describing Dr. Stewarts patients, their treatments, and fees. Among the patients is Mirabeau B. Lamar. Area includes Brazoria County and elsewhere in Texas.
26 pages of an address by Judge Peter Grey on the African slave trade and alludes to leaving the Union, if necessary, near the end of the address. Speech delivered May 30th, 1859 and;published by several gentlemen who heard it.
Handwritten 4 page letter, torn in portions of fold. Written in 1837 from Houston, Forrest writes at length to his wife about Houston, and the illness of their son ;discusses the possible outbreak of war with Mexico ;talks of the Texas Congress meeting. This four-page letter gives an early look at life in the Republic of Texas.
Treasury Warrant to pay William Stewart $41.47 for the protection of the frontier and service rendered in Capt. Dalrymple's Texas Rangers. Appropriation no. 13-0. Signed on reverse by Sam Houston as Governor, Clement R. Johns as Comptroller.
Discussing the possible annexation of Texas to the United States, especially as regards slavery. Printed document, 16 pp. Document attributed to Edward Everett Hale.
Constitution of the State of Texas (1845)-joining the US.
Constitution of the Republic of Texas (1836).
Unanimous Declaration of Independence by the Delegates of the People of Texas.
Declaration of the People of Texas in General Convention assembled.