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
P.H. BELL, Washington, May 23, 1856, to Major BOWMAN, requesting that Lieutenant Walter H. STEVENS of the Engineer Corps, recently assigned coast survey duty in California, be allowed to go on with his performance in Texas. 1p. 10 x 7...
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