Land; Land grants; Law & legal affairs; Republic of Texas; Land tenure; Ranchers; Ranches; Grazing;
Request for formal possession of a farm known as El Loco by Manuel de Los Santos Coy, inhabitant of Nacogdoches and his plantation situated on the Crazy Creek, Arroyo el Loco. 12 bits paid for the years 1827 and 1828 to the honorable chief of the...
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.
Land grants; Republic of Texas; Surveyors; Land; Land tenure;
Three page document signed by the alcalde, or magistrate, of Nacogdoches, Radford Berry, recognizing Lancelott Smithers as the legal representative of Louis Carbajal of Bexar. Mr. Smither is to locate and measure two sites of land in the...
Committees; Horses; Militias; Republic of Texas; Military service;
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. [Hayden] Edwards, Secretary. This...
Debt; Business & finance; Republic of Texas; Letterheads;
Promise to pay Vital Flores 35 pesos, signed by J. E. Mayfield, witnessed by James Quenisett, Damian Cordova, and John W. Adams. Document with official stationary of Coahuila y Tejas government 1834-1835 with an eagle and the all-seeing eye.
Militias; Military discharges; Military service; Republic of Texas;
Certificate No. 43 dated August 26, 1838 at the headquarters in Nacogdoches for honorable discharge of Raburn Haley, of Shelby County, Texas, who joined the the Mounted Gunmen, 2nd Company of the 3rd Regiment, 3rd Brigade of the Texas Militia on...
Militias; Military discharges; Military service; Republic of Texas
Honorable Discharge, given to Shelby County, Texas resident Rolly Reigns, from the Company of Volunteers of Mounted Gunmen in the Third Company of the Third Regiment, Third Brigade of Texas Militia. Signed by Capt. George W. Hanks and Lieut. Col....
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