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: 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
June 28th, 1878 Letter from Margaret Thornton to her cousin Maria Wolstenhome describing loss of the family's home and belongings to the fire in May. She relates that friends have helped and that they have lumber to build a house...
License for Henderson YOAKUM to practice law in Republic of Texas, dated December 2, 1845. Signed by M. P. NORTON, Judge of the Sixth Judicial District and witnessed by L. E. DOWNES, Clerk of District Court. 1p. 15 x 12 1/2
[CIVIL WAR] Guy M. Bryan, printed address to the people of the state of Texas urging that the legislature be called into special session and criticizing Governor Houston for not having done so. Printed at Galveston, December 29th,...
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
E.M. PEASE, Hartford, January 15, 1834, letter addressed to Major Gideon WELLES, Washington City. Discusses Connecticut politics and family life, in addition to interesting passage relating to Daniel Webster. 4pp. 8 x 12
John FORSYTH, [U.S. Secretary of State 1834-1841], Washington, 21 April1838, letter to of introduction Andrew STEVENSON, Esq., for Francis O.J. SMITH, Esq., member of the House of Representatives of the United States from Maine. 1p. 10...
Thomas RUSK, original Senator from Texas, dateline Washington, April 14, 1854, to Colonel J.D. GRAHAM (James Duncan Graham, 1799-1865), asking about the location of line for a railroad. 2pp. 10 x 7 1/2
William S. PETERS, [Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania], in a letter March 5, 1847, describes, in great detail, the location and merits of PETERS COLONY and Texas, to Robert OWEN, the English socialist. 2pp. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2
David G. BURNET, Acting Secretary of State, Department of State, Houston, May 29, 1839, letter to the County Surveyor or his Deputy of the County of Bexar, instructing him to locate and survey land for the establishment of an education...