Personal papers of Sam Houston 1832-1868 (Bulk: 1841-1863)


Personal papers of Sam Houston 1832-1868 (Bulk: 1841-1863)

Correspondence, reports, a few financial documents and one legal record comprise the Personal Papers of Sam Houston (1841-1868).



SNAC Resource ID: 6639557

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Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 (person)

Texas politician, soldier, and frontier hero. He was the first president of the Republic of Texas and served as a United States Senator for that state. From the description of Letter, ca. 1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699442 From the description of Letter, 1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435304 Sam Houston's colorful public life began with his heroic action during the war of 1812. He served as congressman and governor of Tennessee, spent years amon...

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Johnson, M. T., 1810-1866 (person)

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Sherman, Sidney, 1805-1873 (person)

Born in Marlboro, Massachusetts, Sidney Sherman (1805-1873) was one of ten children of Micah Sherman and Susanna Frost. Orphaned at the age of 12, Sherman began working as a clerk in a Boston mercantile house four years later. After five years in New York City, he moved in 1831 to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he founded a cotton bagging company. In 1835, Sherman became captain of a volunteer militia company and sold his business in order to equip fifty-two soldiers to fight in the Texas ...

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Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1803-1857 (person)

U.S. senator from Texas, legislator of the Texas (Republic), jurist, and army officer. From the description of Petition of Thomas J. Rusk, 1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015419 Army officer, jurist, Texas legislator, and U.S. senator. From the description of Thomas J. Rusk letters, 1835-1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70956387 From the description of Thomas J. Rusk collection, 1826-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70956384 Edwar...

Cave, Eber Worthington, 1831-1904 (person)

Stanhope, William, 1819-1869 (person)

Hawkins, James, 1813-1896 (person)

Billingsley, Jesse (person)

Forbes, John, 1797-1880 (person)

Chief justice of Nacogdoches, Tex. From the description of John Forbes letter, 1855 Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70956261 From the description of John Forbes papers, 1836-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70956264 ...

Smith, Ashbel, 1805-1886 (person)

Confederate officer; physician; promoted to colonel and named commander of the 2nd Texas Infantry Regiment. From the description of Civil War letter of Ashbel Smith, 1862 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154690530 Texas diplomat, lawyer, physician, soldier, educator, author, and Surgeon-General of the Republic of Texas. From the description of Correspondence, 1843-1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122608759 A native of Hartford, Connecticut, As...

Texas. Navy (corporateBody)

The Texas Navy was organized in November, 1835, to protect the lines of supply between New Orleans and Texas during the Texas Revolution. It ceased to operate in 1843. From the description of Collection, 1836-1961, (bulk 1836-1856). (University of Texas at Arlington). WorldCat record id: 32048914 ...

McCulloch, Ben, 1811-1862 (person)

Ben and Henry Eustace McCulloch both served as Texas Rangers, Texas legislators, United States marshals, and as brigadier generals in the Confederate Army. From the description of McCulloch, Ben and Henry Eustace, family papers, 1798-1961. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 39540808 ...

Scurry, William Read, 1821-1864 (person)

Potter, Robert, 1799-1842 (person)