GRANT. To: Jeremiah WORSHAM, August 1, 1845. From: Sam HOUSTON, President, Republic of Texas. Granting land in Montgomery County. No. 164, Vol. 2, 1st Class, Signed SAM HOUSTON, also, T. W. WARD, Commissioner. 2pp. 15 x 12 1/2
Thirty documents represents original papers signed by a number of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300"[among the earliest Anglo settlers]. They were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.
Britton Hispanic Texana Collection, 1546-1877
GUERRERO, VICENTE. Broadside, Mexico, September 15, 1829. In a landmark decree, unknown to Streeter, Mexico abolishes slavery and becomes the first Western Hemisphere state to do so. 1...
Carvajal, Jose Maria Jesus; Mexico; Texas; Patriotism
(CARVAJAL, JOSE MARIA JESUS) Texas patriot who published the Mexican Laws in English and Spanish. El Mosquito Mexicano, Mexico, January 21, 1840. An account of Sr. Carvajal's abortive efforts to establish an independent Mexican...
This collection contains pieces printed by Samuel Bangs, generally recognized as the first printer in Texas whose work survives. Most of these were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.