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.
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.
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...