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
Carts & wagons; Pack animals; Packtrains; Republic of Texas
July 24, 1839 receipt made in Nacogdoches to H. J. Offett for the $150.00 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,...
Land grants; Republic of Texas; Surveyors; Land; Land tenure;
Three page document signed by the alcalde, or magistrate, of Nacogdoches, Radford Berry, recognizing Lancelott Smithers as the legal representative of Louis Carbajal of Bexar. Mr. Smither is to locate and measure two sites of land in the...
Law & legal affairs; Witnesses; Judicial proceedings; Republic of Texas;
Summons on July 9, 1839 for Alexander Loyd and A. F. Gray to appear on September 1, 1839 and give evidence in the case of Charles Richards vs. Edmond Hyde and James Perkins. Signed by C. Deen, San Augustine County, Texas District Clerk.
Law & legal affairs; Witnesses; Debt; Trials, litigation, etc.;
Interrogatory answers from witnesses pertaining to C. R. Patton about delivery to Josiah H. Bell's landing, Henry Horn deceased $1154.28 note due January 1, 1838 signed by Thompson amounts, potential benefits or conflicts, boats of William H....
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.
Law & legal affairs; Judicial proceedings; Trials, litigation, etc.; Evidence (Law); Republic of Texas;
Republic of Texas, San Augustine County, subpoena dated September 11, 1839 for Sheriff Rhoddy Anthony to summon David Barbee and T. F. Smith to appear before the grand jury and give evidence. Signed by C. Deen, District Clerk.
Land; Measured drawings; Surveying; Republic of Texas;
Survey of 640 acres of land in Nacogdoches County, Texas, for Harry M. Lucas, Certificate No. 1199 2nd class issued by the bond of land commissioners for the County of San Augustine and thoroughly described by legal description. The survey was...
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...
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.
December 21, 1839 Republic of Texas land deed recorded in Book F pages 162 and 163, from John Walling to John Hall, signed by Daniel Lacey, Nacogdoches County Clerk, John Walling, Jesse Walling, Bartlet M. Hall, Claiborne Chisum, Thomas Chisum. ...