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.
Judicial proceedings; Actions & defenses; Witnesses; Republic of Texas
1843 Republic of Texas order for the sheriff of San Augustine County to summon Joseph Broyles to appear in District Court to give evidence in the case of K. L. Anderson, Custom Collector, vs. B. R. Wallace, et al. Signed by J. B. Johnson, Clerk.
Working class; Men; Grain elevators; Silos; Historic buildings;
A 3.5'' x 3.5'' black and white photograph of three men at work near a grain silo. One of the men is hanging off the ladder of a silo while the other two men are feeding grain onto a belt. The silo looks like the one located off 259, coming into...
A condolence letter sent to the Thomases dated September 12, 1936. It reads "In Sympathy, and "I am sending you a few lines in sympathy of the passing away of your mother in Nacogdoches this week. We know your loss is Heaven's gain, and you have...
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.