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
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
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...
LAND SCRIPT, Republic of Texas, No. 778, for 320 acres of land, issued to Thomas TOBY from Sam HOUSTON, President, December 20, 1836. Verso, transferred to David Fay of Brooklyn, New York, his legal representative, signed, Sam C. Reid....
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
TEXIAN LOAN, Certificate #120, $320, received of Robert TRIPLETT, City of New Orleans, January 11, 1836, signed by S.F. AUSTIN, B.T. ARCHER, William H. WHARTON. One way Texas financed the war for independence was by accepting loans from...
LOYALTY OATH. To: W. T. ROBINSON, Merchant of Walker County, at Galveston, Texas, July 12, 1865. From: H. (?) BEARD, Captain and Provost Marshal. This post-Civil War document attests that the signatory "will support, protect, and...
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