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David G. Burnet letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0188
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

Jared Ellison Groce biographical manuscript, 1936

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0179
Abstract: Biographical sketch of Jared Ellsion Groce, one of the Old Three Hundred (Austin's first colony), who emigrated to Texas in January 1822. Time period described ranges from 1782-1836.
Dates: 1936

Thomson family of Texas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0288
Abstract: This collection is bound into an 8”x11” spiral binder, and contains typed transcripts of letters and recollections of various members of the Thomson family, describing family business, moves to Texas, general health of Texas colonists, the Mier Expedition, the Texan war for independence. Some accounts are first hand descriptions of participation, such as James Monroe Hill’s account of the Battle of San Jacinto.
Dates: 1832 - 1898