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    • 1829 Meeting Minutes

    • Politics & government; Meetings; Government officials;
    • 1829 document lists minutes of Coahuila y Tejas government meeting in Nacogdoches, written in Spanish. Juan Bautista Valdes and Pedro Am de Ernal are two men mentioned in the document.
    • Cason Letter to Thomas Family 1934

    • Correspondence; Health; Education; Children; Universities & colleges;
    • A letter from Maurine M. Cason to the Thomas family. The envelope is postmarked Beaumont, July 3, 1934 and has a 3-cent George Washington stamp and is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Thomas, 2208 Isabella, Houston, Texas. Cason writes about being...
    • Newspaper Article Covering Lera Thomas's Asia Trip

    • Newspaper headlines; Newspapers; Vietnam War; Travel; Politicians; Politics & government; Political issues; Military inspections; Military life; Military assistance;
    • A newspaper article in the Houston Chronicle, published Sunday, January 15, 1967, by Lera Thomas traveling to the Far East to visit Japan, Korea, Thailand, and South Vietnam. She met with frontline troops and villagers in South Vietnam and examined...
    • 1848 Sale of Land for Taxes

    • Taxes; State government; County government; Land
    • A preprinted form for the sale of land owned by Jose Marine, at auction, for non-payment of taxes totaling $2.73 assessed in 1846 and attempted to be collected by Andrew Caddell, assessor and collector for Nacogdoches County on January 2, 1847 for...
    • 1870 Texas Pension Act Notice

    • Government policy; Veterans; Pensions; Texas Revolution; Republic of Texas;
    • A State of Texas Act granting pensions to the surviving veterans of the Texas Revolution with a notation by A. Bledsoe, Texas Comptroller. To receive the pension, the veterance had to have served prior to the battle of San Jacinto and those who...
    • 8th District Correspondence Envelope

    • Envelopes; Correspondence; Legislators; Politics & government; Politicians;
    • Brown envelope with a stamp in the upper lefthand corner reading "House of Representatives U.S., Part of Congressional Record, Free." M.C. is stamped in the upper right corner. Across the top in blue reads "Misc: D." Also in blue in the middle:...
    • Biography of Thomas J. Rusk

    • Politicians; Politics & government; Military leadership; Republic of Texas; State government; Statehood; Suicides;
    • Clipped newspaper biography of Thomas J. Rusk pasted to a letter-sized piece of paper with handwritten notes on paper in the upper sections.
    • Thomas and Eakins, February 1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Correspondence; Employment; Road construction; Occupations; Government officials; Presidents; Politicians; Politics & government; Newspapers; Clippings; Political patronage; Pensions; Construction; Traffic...
    • Correspondence between Albert Thomas and Chas. S. Eakins in February 1938. Eakins wrote to Thomas about getting a position on the new Houston traffic survey approved by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Eakins includes a newspaper clipping about...
    • Thomas and Parsons August 1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Family; Friendship; Government officials; Hospitals; Employment; Childhood & youth; Animal feeding; Animals; Farms; Political patronage; Politicians; Schools;
    • Correspondence between Albert Thomas and his aunt Hattie Thomas Parsons of Nacogdoches, Texas in August 1938. Parsons writes reminscing on Thomas' childhood. She also asks Thomas to help her friend Gene Lynch secure a job. Thomas responds saying he...
    • Thomas and Terry Correspondence, Feb. and March 1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Radio industry; Radio stations; Government officials; Correspondence; Politicians; Politics & government; Political elections; Political activity; Constituents;
    • Correspondence between Albert Thomas and Roy G. Terry in February and March of 1938. Terry, owner of several radio facilities in Texas, wrote Thomas to request a summary of Thomas' political activities since being elected into Congress. Thomas...
    • Petition for Pay Increase

    • Petitions; County government; Seals (Impressions); Postal service employees;
    • Document from San Augustine County, Texas petitioning citizens for a pay increase to cover expenses made by Postmaster Amaziah E. Baker. The previous pay was $77.00 per year. Signers included F. H. Dixon, S. W. Blount, I. C. Rohte, J. J. Hale, M....
    • Thomas and Evans, April 1937

    • Letters; Correspondence; Government officials; Legislators; Political posters; Politicians; Politics & government; Political organizations; Political conventions; Political activity; Women; Women's suffrage; Hotels; Donkeys; Cartoons (Working...
    • Exchange of typed correspondence between Albert Thomas and Mrs. May Thompson Evans, the Assistant Director of the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee. The exchange occurred in April 1937. Evans writes to Thomas regarding the...
    • Aiken to Thomas 09-22-1936

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Correspondence; Committees; Government officials; Political organizations; Politicians; Politics & government; Political parties; Political campaigns;
    • In this typed letter dated September 22, 1936, Paul C. Aiken, Director of the Speakers’ Bureau of the Democratic National Congressional Committee, thanks Thomas for returning the completed questionnaire for the Speakers’ Bureau and states that...
    • S. 2697 Notes and Amendments

    • Political issues; Politics & government; Legislators; Legislation; Agriculture; Cotton; Cotton industry; Surplus commodities; Warehouses; Political issues; Price lists; Prices; Committees; Commodity exchanges; Letterheads;
    • Notes and Amendment to Senate Act 2697. The Act deals with the "exchange of surplus agricultural commodities" from the U.S. for "reserve stocks of strategic and critical materials produced abroad." The first few notes are about the cost and...
    • 1835 Order for Ammunition

    • 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.
    • 1832 Invitation to a Public Dinner

    • Committees; Meetings; Grand juries; Judicial proceedings; Sectionalism (United States); Politics & government; State rights;
    • Printed invitation to attend a public dinner in Columbus, Georgia to discuss "mode and measure of redress" in reaction to the Federal government's treatment of Southern states. August 15, 1832. Names of senders: James W. Fannin, Jr., Nicholas...

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