Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
YERGER, SAMUEL, ADS, Galveston, June 16, 1847. Petition for the recovery of slaves "named George and John who... were fraudulently and clandestinely removed...from...
TREASURY DEPARTMENT of the Government of Texas promises to pay the Bearer in one year from date the sum of Ten Dollars and interest thereon... signed SAM HOUSTON, President, Houston, Texas, November 1, 1838, #1677. Also signed by Henry...
TEXIAN LOAN SCRIP, No. 225, for 640 acres of land, signed by SAM HOUSTON, President of the Republic of Texas, City of Houston, June 20, 1838, issued to Thomas D. CARNEAL, Cincinnati, Ohio. Also signed by Henry SMITH, Secretary of the...
September 23, 1861 (Shaw brothers) Letter written by Samuel Shaw to his brother [Harry] from Sandy Creek, Australia. Wages are low and he gets a some work on the reef. He and his brother Edwin are thinking of going to New Zealand to...
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.
SAM HOUSTON, Treasury Warrant No. 603 for $654.97, pay to the order of Peter TUMLINSON, attorney for 11 men, Protection of the frontier. Also signed by CH. RANDOLPH and Clement R. JOHNS. February 3rd, 1860, signed by Sam Houston. 2pp....
SAM HOUSTON, Treasury Warrant No. 494 for $95.62, pay to the order of William Dikeman, for protection of the frontier, Captain Herron's company. February 3rd, 1860, signed by Sam Houston. Also signed by C. H. Randolph. 2pp. 3 1/2 x 8
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
(n) Letter of welcome, Memphis, [Tennessee] June 3, 1845, 3pp. 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 From: Citizens of Memphis (26 names listed, including the Mayor) To: Samuel HOUSTON Re: Houston's projected visit to Tennessee to " take a final farewell of...
(d) Letter dated December 24, 1842, Washington City [D. C.] From: Isaac VAN ZANDT, Charge D'Affaires, Texas to the United States To: SAM HOUSTON in Washington, Texas Re: Detailed report of the progress and possibilities of Texas'...
Houston, Samuel; Republic of Texas; correspondence
(a) Letter (copy) - dated June 1, 1838, Houston ,Texas 1p. 8 x 9 1/2 From: SAM HOUSTON, President of the Republic of Texas To: William M. SHEPHERD, Secretary of the [Texas] Navy Re: President Houston upbraids his Secretary of the...
Correspondence; Republic of Texas; Houston, Samuel
(g) Lengthy private letter dated March 4, [1843?] , Washington City, heavily damaged with some loss of text, 8pp. 9 1/2 x 16 1/2 From: Isaac VAN ZANDT To: Gen. Sam HOUSTON , president of the Republic of Texas Re: Pessimistic view of...
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: Jeremiah WORSHAM, August 1, 1845. From: Sam HOUSTON, President, Republic of Texas. Granting land in Montgomery County. No. 164, Vol. 2, 1st Class, Signed SAM HOUSTON, also, T. W. WARD, Commissioner. 2pp. 15 x 12 1/2
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