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.
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.
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,...
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.
Land; Land grants; Trials, litigation, etc.; Law & legal affairs
Description of lands in a lawsuit, once held by Robert A. Irion and passed to Austin Closs. Names mentioned include: Mosley Baker, Gibson Kuykendall, Radford Berry (Alcalde of Nacogdoches), Charles Gill, Vital Flores (Constitutional Alcalde of...
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.
Letter to Messrs. Fowler & Wells regarding a publication, from Thomas J. Rusk, while in Washington on the Brazos, Texas. For more information on Orson Squire Fowler visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orson_Squire_Fowler
Nacogdoches District Court case 440, Alexander Phillips vs. J. S. Roberts, Frederick T Phillips and George Allen, judgment for the plaintiff. Signed by Richard Parmalee, County Clerk, and B. R. Hotchiss, Deputy. Sheriff Ruskin Nacogdoches County...