Britton Hispanic Texana Collection, 1546-1877
DE LEON, MARTIN, Mexican Empresario and founder of Victoria, Texas. Document signed, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Jesus Victoria, November 27, 1826. An original De Leon grant for land at...
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.
Thomas RUSK, original Senator from Texas, dateline Washington, April 14, 1854, to Colonel J.D. GRAHAM (James Duncan Graham, 1799-1865), asking about the location of line for a railroad. 2pp. 10 x 7 1/2