Committees; Meetings; Grand juries; Judicial proceedings; Sectionalism (United States); Politics & government; State rights; Republic of Texas;
Printed invitation to attend a public dinner in Columbus, Georgia to discuss "mode and measure of redress" in reaction to the Federal government's treatment of Southern states. August 15, 1832. Names of senders: James W. Fannin, Jr., Nicholas...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Law & legal affairs; Judicial proceedings; Trials, litigation, etc.
Republic of Texas, County of San Augustine, order to the sheriff, William Kimbro, to summon John Patterson, G. H. Payne, and Thomas Richardson to appear before the Court and give evidence. Issued by J. B. Johnson.
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,...
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,...
Transfer of deed for 800 acres land in Nacogdoches County, North of the Stage Road between Nacogdoches and Chireno, for the sum of five dollars, from Joseph F. Palmer to his sister, Fenetta M. Baker both of San Augustine County. Witnessed by Wm....
Law & legal affairs; Actions & defenses; Republic of Texas;
Republic of Texas writ, issued in San Augustine County for Nelson H. Manger, ordering the county sheriff to collect on a judgment against Patrick J. Griffin. Signed by San Augustine Court Clerk R. W. Martin.
Judicial proceedings; Trials, litigation, etc.; Cotton; Republic of Texas;
Record of interrogatory for a trial regarding bales of cotton from Galveston County, Texas, District Court, in the case of Arnold Thomason versus Henry M. Smyth to be answered before the Chief Justice of Nacogdoches County. Names included are:...