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 for the army of the Republic of Texas. Signed by John S. Roberts, Quarter Master, and William G. Cook, Quarter Master General.
Letter to Messrs. Fowler & Wells regarding a publication, from Thomas J. Rusk, while in Washington on the Brazos. For more info. on Orson Squire Fowler visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orson_Squire_Fowler
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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, San...
Survey of land in Nacogdoches County for Harry M. Lucas, by Thomas D. Brooks, Deputy Surveyor of Nacogdoches County. Signed by Thomas J. Petty, I. M. Mannaring, and certified by W. A. Ferris, County Surveyor.