War; Recruiting & enlistment; Republic of Texas; Military service;
Enlistment paper of Samuel B. Nixon of Tennessee into the Army of the Republic of Texas for the duration of the war. He swore the oath at Randolph on January 28, 1837. Name may also be Mixon or Mixen. May have been used in a court case because...
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.
Taxes; Republic of Texas; Livestock;Taxes; Cattle; Horses; Livestock; Land;
Republic of Texas property tax form listing for 320 acres of land valued at $820.00 and one poll tax, in Nacogdoches County and 7 head of horses and mules valued at $280.00, 40 head of cattle valued at $402.00, 30 hogs valued at $54.00 for a total...
Revolutions; Ammunition; Gunpowder; Rangers; Republic of Texas;
Order requesting that William Smith forward lead and gunpowder to the Texas Rangers under the command of Captain Silas and charge the cost to the government of Texas. Signed by Henry Millard, Committee Chair, San Felipe, Texas.
A 5'' x 7'' photograph of an older woman, appears to be reprint of older image, in a dark cloak and crossed hands, enclosed in a greenish pressed paper frame with a flower and classical urn decorative border. "Rogers Photo Dallas" is on the bottom...
9 ½ x 6 ¾ inches
Black and white photograph of an elderly woman. She is sitting with her hands folded in her lap, and her expression is very stern. The woman wears a dark colored cape over a dark colored, long-sleeved dress with a bonnet on her...
Paying bills; Alcoholic beverages; Militias; Republic of Texas;
Order to pay D. F. Ford for 30.5 gallons of whiskey at $1.62 per gallon, destroyed on the orders of H. McLeod, Adjutant General, approved and signed by Major J. S. Roberts, Quarter Master in Nacogdoches on August 30, 1838.
Militias; Military officers; Political elections; Republic of Texas
Republic of Texas document signed by Chief Justice of Nacogdoches County Charles S. Taylor authorizing Judge William Roark to hold local militia elections on April 6, 1839 for a captain and two lieutenants.
Militias; Military discharges; Military service; Republic of Texas;
Certificate No. 43 dated August 26, 1838 at the headquarters in Nacogdoches for honorable discharge of Raburn Haley, of Shelby County, Texas, who joined the the Mounted Gunmen, 2nd Company of the 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade of the Texas Militia on...
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....
Military rations; Militias; Coffeepots; Commerce; Business & finance; Republic of Texas;
Receipt dated 13 September 1838 for a coffee pot and forty-pounds of "cantings" purchased for the use of the military in the field by Major John S. Roberts, Quartermaster from Smith & Watkins. Purchase for a total of $11.50