Law & legal affairs; Orphans; Children; Republic of Texas;
1835 court decision handed down by Judge A. Hotchkiss naming Bailey Anderson, Jr. and Samuel McFadine as "Tutrix" or female guardian of four orphaned minors, Wade H. Shoat, Nancy Shoat, Luiza Shoat and Stoakley Shoat, children of Kit Shoat,...
1835 document acknowledging receipt of a ten dollar donation for the U.S. volunteers, made by William Loyd on behalf of the Committee of Vigilance & Safety, Nacogdoches, Texas. Received by J. Porter and H. H. Edwards.
Carts & wagons; Pack animals; Packtrains; Republic of Texas
1839 receipt to H. J. Offett for the hire of wagon and animals to carry supplies to the Sabine River for the army of the Republic of Texas. Signed by John S. Roberts, Quarter Master, and William G. Cook, Quarter Master General.
Transportation; Military mobilizations; Republic of Texas
An 1836 receipt of a loan for $25, from Joseph Rowe to the Texas Republic, to be used in transporting military volunteers to headquarters. Signed by D. Watson, Asst. Quarter Master, San Augustine, Texas, July 24, 1836.
An 1838 warranty deed, conveying land along King's Highway in Nacogdoches County, Texas, from Jose Ma. Mora to John Walling. Signed by Jesse Walling, John Pattillo; George Humphries; Jose Ma. Mora and O. L. Holmes, December 8, 1838.
Debt; Paying bills; Public debt; Armies; Cattle; Beef cattle; Animal feeding; Republic of Texas
An account of beef cattle and fodder provided to the Army of Texas by Jesse Walberg, in the amount of $207.75, less the amount of $33.00 for three small cattle. Signed by K. H. Douglass and J. Roberts.
Militias; Military discharges; Military service; Republic of Texas;
Certification of honorable discharge for Raburn Haley, of Shelby County, Texas, from the Mounted Gunmen, 2nd Company of the 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade of the Texas Militia. Signed by Captain G. W. Hooper and Colonel N. H. Landrum.
Militias; Military discharges; Military service; Republic of Texas
Honorable Discharge, given to Shelby County, Texas resident Rolly Reigns, from the Company of Volunteers of Mounted Gunmen in the Third Company of the Third Regiment, Third Brigade of Texas Militia. Signed by Capt. George W. Hanks and Lieut. Col....
Law & legal affairs; Horses; Republic of Texas; Debt
Legal claim by J. Rogers for the recovery of $75 owed by the Republic of Texas for the purchase of a horse by J. Sowell, Quarter Master, and Lieutenant D. Montague of the 2nd Regiment of Fannin County. Witnessed by Mabel Gilbert.
Letter to Capt. Hamilton, directing him to sell his horse for fifty dollars to Mr. Smith, and charge the amount to the Nacogdoches Committee of Vigilance and Safety. Signed by K. H. Douglass, Henry Raguet and H. Edwards.
Marriage license issued in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to Benjamin Thomas and Martha Engledone, sworn to by Rev. Littleton Fowler, Minister of the Gospel of the Methodist Episcopal Church, filed January 17, 1839.