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.
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