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Justices of Texas 1836-1986This digital library describes the 160 individuals who, as members of the Texas Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals from 1836 to 1986, shaped the rights of Texas citizens. Justices of Texas includes, for each justice, a portrait, a biography, citations to opinions, and links to resources with additional information. 
Using the wartime diary of Alexander Hobbs, this module explores how teachers and scholars can approach the Civil War on the Gulf Coast.
Orders to pay. Drawn by Treasurer of the County of Galveston, R.H. Howards, attested to by Oscar Farish, clerk. To pay $40 to F.M. Joseph for removal of the safe.
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...
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.
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.
This General Order was issued by the Headquarters, District of Texas, at Galveston, Texas, July 22, 1865, signed by F.W. Emery, Major, Asst. Adjutant General. Orders military records.
Discussing the possible annexation of Texas to the United States, especially as regards slavery. Printed document, 16 pp. Document attributed to Edward Everett Hale.
Diary describes the authors volunteer service during the U.S. Civil War, including the Battle of Galveston, a prison stay in Houston, and patrol duty in New Orleans, 87 page handwritten diary, online with a full transcription.
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.
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