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
CANALIZO, VALENTIN, Reglamento del Estado Mayor del Ejercito que debe operar sobre Tejas; formado por el Sr. General D. Lino J. Alcorta y aprobado por el Supremo Gobierno de la...
(c) Letter dated October 22, 1842, Washington, D. C. 1p. 8x 9 From: Joseph MAPLES, Acting Secretary of State for Texas To: Isaac VAN ZANDT, Charge D'Affaires, Texas to the United States Re: Cover note for a communication from George W....
Houston, Samuel; Correspondence; Republic of Texas
(i) Fragment of letter, n. d., n. p. 4 pp. 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 From ? To: General Sam HOUSTON, President of Texas (by inference from content) Re: Military confrontation between Captain James COOKE of U. S. Dragoons and Colonel Jacob SNIVELY of Texas....
TREASURY DEPARTMENT of the Government of Texas promises to pay the Bearer in one year from date the sum of Ten Dollars and interest thereon... signed SAM HOUSTON, President, Houston, Texas, November 1, 1838, #1677. Also signed by Henry...
SAM HOUSTON, Treasury Warrant No. 494 for $95.62, pay to the order of William Dikeman, for protection of the frontier, Captain Herron's company. February 3rd, 1860, signed by Sam Houston. Also signed by C. H. Randolph. 2pp. 3 1/2 x 8
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
(d) Letter dated December 24, 1842, Washington City [D. C.] From: Isaac VAN ZANDT, Charge D'Affaires, Texas to the United States To: SAM HOUSTON in Washington, Texas Re: Detailed report of the progress and possibilities of Texas'...
January 16th 1870 Letter from Margaret Thornton and F. D. Thornton to her cousins Harry and Emma Shaw describing Christmas in Huntsville and relating how members of her church raised money to pay off the church's debt by the first of...
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: 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
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