Receipt certifying one wagon and two yoke of oxen were left by Don Pedro Vila in the care of Mr. Perry, for the use of the Army of Texas, at Lynn's Landing, Texas. Signed by John Forbes, Commissary General.
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 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...
Law & legal affairs; Horses; Republic of Texas; Debt
1839 legal claim by J. Rogers of Fannin County to appoint James A. Calwell of Fannin County as lawful attorney to make the claim for the recovery of $75 owed by the Republic of Texas for the purchase of a horse by J. Sowell, Quarter Master of the...
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
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,...
Receipt from the Pacific Express Co. for the shipping of three boxes from Nacogdoches, Texas, to Wells, Texas. Receipt for tuition and firewood for two pupils from George Clevenger to T. A. Nickerson, Nacogdoches, Texas.
State of Texas treasury warrant no. 2891, issued on January 13, 1862 to John T. Flint, in the amount of five dollars, for civil service. Signed by C. Randolph, Treasurer, and Clem R. Johns, Comptroller.
Treasuries; Money; Wages; Military service; Civil War;
State of Texas treasury warrant no. 65063, issued to George Pfeiffer (Pfueffer), for five dollars for military service by C. R. Johns, Comptroller. There is a picture of George Washington printed on the document.
News clipping and sworn statement, publishing notice of the settlement of the estate of Mary Burk, deceased. Signed by James O. Ray, publisher of the Nacogdoches News, and W. Hillenkamp, District Court Clerk of Nacogdoches County.
Checks; Banks; Banking; Bank notes; Cheering; Railroads;
Check no. 12134 from the Citizens Savings Bank in Jefferson, Texas for twenty-five dollars. Paid to J. N. Hughes and signed by Jno. M. Sims. Payable by the Bank of Commerce, St. Louis, Mo. The check has several decorative images including a woman...
Payment of one dollar to G. W. Womac, drawn on the San Augustine County, Texas court as payment for one day of jury duty in two court cases in June 1884. Signed by J. Polk for W. H. Crouch, San Augustine County Court Clerk. The slip was printed...
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....