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Texas -- History -- To 1846

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett and Ashbel Smith correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292140]
Identifier: Vault MSS 555
Scope and Contents Three handwritten and signed letters with typescripts of two of them. One item was written by Edward Everett (1794-1865), minister to Great Britain for the United States (1841-1845), on Nov. 23, 1843 in London and was addressed to Ashbel. Everett reports on the negotiations with Great Britain about a loan to the Republic of Texas for the purpose of ending slavery there. Another item was written by Ashbel on June 16, 1843 in London and addressed to William Daingerfield. Ashbel is pleased...
Dates: 1843-1851

History of Baptists in Texas

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342740]
Identifier: MSS 822
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of Baptists in Texas. Walston recounts the history of the early Baptists in Texas including their confrontations with Indians. The history includes typed copies of meeting minutes of various Baptist groups. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

Mary Watson bill of sale

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS302
Dates: 1832 June 9

Samuel Augustus Maverick letter to Waddy Thompson

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292553]
Identifier: Vault MSS 560
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written by Maverick on March 5, 1843 and addressed to Waddy Thompson (1798-1868), United States' minister to Mexico. Maverick wrote the item while in prison in Mexico City. He had been captured by Mexican authorities in 1842. Maverick tells of the poor conditions in prison and urges Thompson to speed negotiations for his release. He was freed in April 1843.

Dates: 1843 March 5

Mary Watson bill of sale

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288619]
Identifier: Vault MSS 302
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed bill of sale in Spanish (1 page). Watson affirms that she has sold a mulatto slave to Frost Thorn, in the "Free State of Coahuila & Texas District of Aise." The item is dated 9 June 1832.

Dates: 1832 June 9