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Box 1

 Container

Contains 225 Collections and/or Records:

Early Letter and Documents, 1821-1828

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1821-1828

Sam Houston's commission as a Major General in the Militia of Tennessee, signed by William Carroll, Governor of Tenneessee, 1821-12-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1821-12-14

Letter from Sam Houston to Hon. John MacLean "This brought about the duel with Col. (or General) White", 1826-05-10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1826-05-10

Letter from Sam Houston concerning the duel with General White, 1826-09-12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1826-09-12

Letter from Sam Houston to Colonel Martin, 1828-10-10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1828-10-10

Military Affairs, 1835-1842

 Sub-Series — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1835-1842

Letter from Sam Houston to Col. James Bowie concerning the expedition into Mexico which Houston opposed (see Writings of Sam Houston, Vol. I, p. 322-323), 1835-12-17

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1835-12-17

Letter from Sam Houston to Col. James W. Fannin ordering that all volunteers should proceed to Copano to encamp (see Writings of Sam Houston, Vol. IV, p. 15), 1835-12-30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1835-12-30

Letter from Gen. Thomas J. Rusk to Sam Houston thanking him for suggesting that he run for President of Texas, but declining, 1836-08-09

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, item: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1836-08-09

Letter from Sam Houston to Col. P. A. Sublette, Capt. Burdett, & Col. Jacob Garrett ordering to enroll the troops at San Augustine and have the election of officers (see Writings of Sam Houston, Vol. IV, p. 24), 1836-09-01

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, item: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains government letters and documents written by Sam Houston, letters to Sam Houston from other government officials, and people seeking favors, and personal materials such as letters to and from family members, and bills. Government and military correspondents include Col. James W. Fannin, James Bowie, Anson Jones, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, James A. Hamilton, Gen. Memucan Hunt, Gen. Albert S. Johnston, Cherokee Chief Bowles, Edward Burleson, Gen. George W. Terrell, John C....
Dates: 1836-09-01