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.
1843 Republic of Texas order for the sheriff of Nacogdoches County, David Rusk, to collect five dollars and fifty cents from Jacob Garrett, Jr, for court costs in San Augustine County. Signed by J. B. Johnson, San Augustine County Clerk.
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.
A letter sent to Albert Thomas from the Settegast-Kopf Co. explaining the funeral arrangments and costs for the funeral for Albert's father, James Nelson Thomas III. The letter included the statement and explanation of discounts provided. It also...
A life insurance booklet detailing how much life insurance one will receive according to age, plan, etc. Small black booklet about the size of a hand. Pages lined in red. There is a foldout page attached to front cover. The booklet is 161 pages....
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.