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Republic of Texas

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: TARO subject browse term

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence R. Wharton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 019
Abstract: The Clarence R. Wharton Papers includes Wharton’s papers, correspondence, research files and manuscripts related to Texas history. The correspondence pertains primarily to the preparation and/or publication of his works, such as "Gail Borden, pioneer," "Wharton's History of Fort Bend County," "Remember Goliad," "L'Archeveque," and others. Also included is manuscript material of other authors.
Dates: 1804-1956

David G. Burnet letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 188
Abstract: Letters to and from David Gouverneur Burnet (1788-1870) of the Republic of Texas, in typescript form and as reprinted in the "La Grange Journal."
Dates: 1836 - 1859

Dr. John McNeill Stewart Medical Log

 Collection
Identifier: MS 452
Overview This collection includes medical records of Doctor John McNeil Stewart as he practiced in Brazoria County, Texas from November 1836 to October 1837. The collection also includes a one page history of one his ancestor's journey through wars in Britain to peace in the United States.
Dates: 1836-1837

Groce Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 240
Overview The collection consists of correspondence and land documents related to the personal, business and legal correspondence of the Groce family of Texas and 2 letters regarding the possible donation of an historic letter. Topics include family matters, plantation conditions, legal concerns and land dealings. Most of the letters were written in Texas and are to and from Jared Ellison Groce, Sr. and his sons, Jared, Jr. and Leonard Waller Groce. Highlights include an official transcript of the land...
Dates: 1823 - 1922; Majority of material found within 1826 - 1859

Helen D. Bond diary and autograph book

 Collection
Identifier: MS 225
Overview The diary contains Helen Bond’s poetic notes, apparently from friends, as well as her own thoughts and writings.
Dates: 1831 - 1837

John Wyatt Moody Biographical Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 181
Abstract: This collection includes transcriptions of correspondence between Sam Houston and John Wyatt Moody when Moody was auditor of the Army of the Republic of Texas and then of the Republic of Texas. The folder also contains correspondence between Helen Foster Snow, relative of John Wyatt Moody, and Jean Halden Walker, both genealogists researching the Moody family and its family holdings in Houston.
Dates: 1946 - 1967

Moreau Forrest Letter to Mary Forrest

 Collection
Identifier: MS 002
Abstract: Written in 1837 from Houston, Forrest writes at length to his wife about Houston, and the illness of their son; discusses the possible outbreak of war with Mexico; talks of the Texas Congress meeting. This four-page letter gives an early look at life in the Republic of Texas.
Dates: 1837

Sam Houston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 049
Abstract: Sam Houston was the leader of the Battle of San Jacinto which won Texan independence from Mexico, the first regularly elected president of the Republic of Texas, U.S. Senator from state of Texas, and later Governor of Texas. This collection of letters contains government letters and documents written by Houston, letters to 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...
Dates: 1821 - 1863

Wade biography of Michel B. Menard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 189
Abstract: This collection consists of a biography written by Houston Wade about Michel B. Menard, founder of Galveston. Included are newsclippings about Menard, other Texas personalities, and correspondence to Mr. Wade regarding the Menard family history.
Dates: 1938 - 1939