Tornel, Jose Maria y Mendivil; Generals; Mexico; Texas
Britton Hispanic Texana Collection, 1546-1877
THE TORNEL PAPERS. A collection of documents from the archive of General Jose Maria Tornel, Mexican Minister of War during the Texas Revolution, TEXT IN SPANISH, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF...
GRANT. To: S. T. ROBB, October 13, 1882. From: O. M. ROBERTS, Governor of the State of Texas. Granting land in Trinity County. No. 596, Vol.2. Signed O. M. ROBERTS, also, W. C. MARSH, Commissioner. 2pp. 13 x 10 3/4
GRANT. To: Samuel FRENCH , 16 April 1821. From: James MONROE, President of the United States of America. Land in the territory of Arkansas. Signed, JAMES MONROE, also Josiah Meigs, Commissioner. 1pp. 10 1/2 X 9
GRANT. To: Burrell E. PREWITT (for land in Trinity county), 19 November 1860. From: Sam HOUSTON, Governor of the State of Texas. No. 601, Vol. 25. Signed, SAM HOUSTON, also Francis M. WHITE, Commissioner. 2pp. 13 1/2 x 10 3/4
PRE-EMPTION CERTIFICATE. To: Nehemiah PAGE, November 28, 1860. From: Sam HOUSTON, Governor of the State of Texas. No. 378. Signed, SAM HOUSTON, Governor, also Francis M. WHITE, Commissioner. 2pp. 13 x 10 3/4
BOUNTY WARRANT. To: J. J. WOODSON (atty. [?] of ) John B. GAINES. June 21, 1887. From: L. S. ROSS, Governor of the State of Texas. Granting land in Trinity County. No. 423, Vol. 16. Signed, L.S. ROSS, Governor, also R. M. HALL,...
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.