Nacogdoches County (Tex.) -- Records and correspondence
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents There are a wide range of materials in the Hall Family Collection. In the personal and family correspondence there are court records, diary entries, holiday cards, letters, newspaper clippings, notebooks, notes, poetry, postcards, sympathy cards, and telegrams. The business records in the collection often consist of accounts, bills, ledger books, letters, memos, minutes, notes, promissory notes, receipts, and reports. Leisure and travel are most often documented with booklets, brochures,...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of store accounts, receipts, drug store orders, several notes and leters, a stock certificate, and some matchbooks. Researchers might find the receipts in Folder 1 useful for identifying early 20th-century Nacogdoches businesses. The letter in Folder 9 about a slave named Jim trying to buy the freedom of himself and his family is also of research interest.
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection are Nacogdoches Co. deeds for miscellaneous citizens. There are also land documents, promissory notes, field notes, broadsides for land or fugitives from the law, power of attorney and other probate documents, and entrance certificates. Researchers might find the entrance certificates, which are all from 1835 and in Spanish; and a pair of small broadsides from 1890-1891 for fugitives wanted for murder, of particular interest.
Scope and Contents The records in this collection are from the Nacogdoches County civil court and criminal courts. Civil court records include civil cases, tax inventories, lists of taxable property, bonds, Board of Land Commissioner oaths and other records, survey files, receipts for field notes, writs of habeas corpus, land records, naturalization papers, inquest records, estray papers, and audited accounts. There are also personal and business records for A. A. Nelson. Criminal court records are court casess...
Scope and Contents The letter in this collection is a plea from a man named Bob who asks Ruby to go away with him. The letter indicates that Ruby may have been in some sort of danger or possibly a victim of abuse. The letter is not dated and the writer gives only his first name.
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection consists of accounts, bills, advertising circulars, county records, correspondence, notes, postcards, promissory notes, and receipts addressed to David Rusk or his son John Rusk. This collection will have appeal for both the casual observer and the serious historian or researcher. Documents deserving special consideration in the collection include: • Letters (60) between Texas’ first U.S. Senator, Thomas J. Rusk, and his younger brother David...