Charles IV, King of Spain, 1748-1819; Texas; Mexico; popes
Britton Hispanic Texana Collection, 1546-1877
CHARLES IV, Spanish King who ruled over the New World provinces including Texas, Document signed, Aranjuez, January 22, 1804. A Royal decree issued by Charles seeking to strengthen his...
Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
CARTWRIGHT, R.G., DS, San Augustine, April 26, 1842. Inventory of slaves in the state of William P. King and receipt for "one negro fellow named Dudly aged about 45 years."...
This collection contains pieces printed by Samuel Bangs, generally recognized as the first printer in Texas whose work survives. Most of these were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.