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.
A 5.75'' x 7.75'' photograph on card board. The photograph is stamped "C. H. Cagle Photographer Nacogdoches, Tex." Shows a boy and a girl seated on a chair, a boy standing next to the chair, and a woman standing behind the three children.
An 1860 deed of transfer for a tract of land in Stanford, Connecticut and two slave children (George and Eliza), between Joseph F. Palmer and Fenetta M. Baker, wife of Ameziah E. Baker. Witnessed by J. J. Roberts and S. W. Blount, Notary Public,...
An 1865 inventory and appraisal of property belonging to Henry C. Hancock (Confederate Captain killed in 1864). Includes lands, buildings, slaves, furniture and household items, books, and personal possessions. Filed on January 19, 1865. Signed...
Debt; Paying bills; Public debt; Armies; Cattle; Beef cattle; Animal feeding; Republic of Texas
An account of beef cattle and fodder provided to the Army of Texas by Jesse Walberg, in the amount of $207.75, less the amount of $33.00 for three small cattle. Signed by K. H. Douglass and J. Roberts.
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.
Letter to Capt. Hamilton, directing him to sell his horse for fifty dollars to Mr. Smith, and charge the amount to the Nacogdoches Committee of Vigilance and Safety. Signed by K. H. Douglass, Henry Raguet and H. Edwards.
Law & legal affairs; Judicial proceedings; Republic of Texas;
Nacogdoches District Court case 439: Alexander Phillips vs. John S. Roberts, Frederick T. Phillips and George Allen. Recorded by Richard Parmalee, County Clerk. Part of judgment collected in Galveston County, signed by Y. P. Davis, George P. Imus,...