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.
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.
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.
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....
Land; Measured drawings; Surveying; Republic of Texas;
Survey of land in Nacogdoches County,
Texas, for Harry M. Lucas by Thomas D. Brooks, Deputy Surveyor of Nacogdoches County. Signed by Thomas J. Petty, I. M. Mannaring, and certified by W. A. Ferris, County Surveyor.
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.
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.
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.