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,...
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.
Judicial proceedings; Actions & defenses; Witnesses; Republic of Texas
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.
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.
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,...
Document reviewing account owed to Amaziah E Baker & Son by the deceased, Miss Leannah Horton, for purchases of soap and fabric, in the amount of two dollars in San Augustine County, Texas. S. W. Blount, Notary Public.
Mrs. Lera Thomas sent two letters (three sheets total) to her daughter, Anne. The stationery is printed with "Mrs. Albert Thomas, 2901 Thirty-fourth Street NW, Washington D.C." The letter deals with bills, collect calls, clothing, and Anne moving...
Law & legal affairs; Trials, litigation, etc.; Republic of Texas;
Order for the Sheriff of San Augustine County to execute a judgment in the case of Edmond Hyde and James Perkins versus James S. Richards, administrator for the Estate of Charles Richards. Signed by J. B. Johnson, District Court Clerk, and T....
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.
Receipt for One-thousand, nine-hundred, thirty-four dollars, paid by Amaziah E. Baker, to S. W. Blount, to pay off a mortgage held by him for a tract of land which was part of the Chireno Grant. Witnessed by Frank B. Sublett and Henry Lewis.
Law & legal affairs; Actions & defenses; Republic of Texas;
Republic of Texas writ, issued in San Augustine County for Nelson H. Manger, ordering the county sheriff to collect on a judgment against Patrick J. Griffin. Signed by San Augustine Court Clerk R. W. Martin.