J.W. Flanagan collection, 1760-1882, (bulk 1785-1849).

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Flanagan, James W., collector. J.W. Flanagan collection, 1760-1882, (bulk 1785-1849).

J.W. Flanagan collection, 1760-1882, (bulk 1785-1849).

Correspondence, financial and legal documents, printed materials, and autographs (1760-1882) document early United States and Texas history in this collection collected by Colonel J.W. Flanagan. Correspondents include William Pitt, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, E. Greenberg, Daniel Webster, Ashbel Smith, M. Vattenire, G. Brown, Marques Lisboa, Albert Sideny Johnston, L. Thomas, Robert E. Lee, L. Cooper, B.H. Hill, Henry W. Halleck J.W. Throckmorton, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander Gregg, M.I. Townsend, Jefferson Davis, and Robert N. Scott. Financial materials include checks, promissory notes, receipts and sight drafts. Legal documemts include military certificates, certification of John Walling, John Chisum and Jesse Walling as witnesses to a land survey, land grants, bonds, and a reward poster for B.F. Hammond. Subjects include illegal trade by British North American colonists, banking, and nullification.

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