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 River for the army of the Republic of Texas. Signed by John S. Roberts, Quarter Master, and William G. Cook, Quarter Master General.
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.
A card titled "heartfelt sympathy." Inside the card it reads: "Since clouds hang low/ and sorrow hides/ The sunlight from your view,/ Each true and friendly/ heart goes out/ In Sympathy to you!" Signed by Kittie Dunagan, Everett Dunagan, and Eugene...
A letter sent from Oklahoma City and postmarked June 26, 1934. The card reads "There are always stars/ To shine through night/ When dark is deepest/ Dawn brings light/ Clouds will break/ And the sun shine though/ In God's time/ To comfort you, it...
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 1838 warranty deed, conveying land along King's Highway in Nacogdoches County, Texas, from Jose Ma. Mora to John Walling. Signed by Jesse Walling, John Pattillo; George Humphries; Jose Ma. Mora and O. L. Holmes, December 8, 1838.
An 1865 inventory and appraisal of property belonging to Henry C. Hancock (Confederate Captain killed in 1864). Includes lands, buildings, slaves, furniture and household items, books, and personal possessions. Filed on January 19, 1865. Signed...