Letter from " your friend, HANCHETT" to Col YOAKUM dated December 30, 1847 from Austin, and dealing with several legal and political matters of note before ending humorously. 2pp. x 15 3/4 x 10.
January 5th 1879 Letter from Margaret Thornton to her cousin Harrie Shaw thanking him for the newspapers and a box he sent. She also describes how cold it can get in east Texas, having to "thaw the ink". She comments on world affairs...
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....
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