Proclamation "TO THE PEOPLE OF TEXAS" announcing the results ("We have dissolved your connection with the Government known as the United States of America...") of the Secession Convention, Austin, April 6, 1861. An addendum is printed...
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
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.