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...
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.
Revolutions; Ammunition; Gunpowder; Rangers; Republic of Texas;
Order requesting that William Smith forward lead and gunpowder to the Texas Rangers under the command of Captain Silas and charge the cost to the government of Texas. Signed by Henry Millard, Committee Chair, San Felipe, Texas.
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...
Transportation; Military mobilizations; Republic of Texas
An 1836 receipt of a loan for $25, from Joseph Rowe to the Texas Republic, to be used in transporting military volunteers to headquarters. Signed by D. Watson, Asst. Quarter Master, San Augustine, Texas, July 24, 1836.
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.
Receipt certifying one wagon and two yoke of oxen were left by Don Pedro Vila in the care of Mr. Perry, for the use of the Army of Texas, at Lynn's Landing, Texas. Signed by John Forbes, Commissary General.