Texas -- History -- To 1846 -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Clarke-Page Family Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of original manuscript letters, photocopies of official documents, material from published works, explanatory notes and a large number of historic photographs relating to the families. Most of the collection focuses on Samuel H. Page and his descendants.
Dates: 1773-1997; Event: Donated in 1996
Levi Henderson Ashcroft Reminiscences
Scope and Contents This collection contains the reminiscences of Levi Ashcroft (Ashcraft) during the turbulent years from 1838-1855 in Louisiana and East Texas. Ashcroft's reminiscences begin with an account of abuses of the legal system arising from the influx of lawless characters into the Neutral Ground between Texas and Louisiana. He writes of the murder of Joseph G. Goodbread by Charles W. Jackson, who, upon being acquitted of the murder, formed the band of Regulators to suppress crime. When the...
Dates: 1835-1855; Event: Donated in 1925; Event: Addendum donated in 1943
Peter Ellis Bean Collection
Scope and Contents
Original documents, photocopies, typescripts, and newspaper clippings relating to Bean's life and activities. Included in the collection is an agreement to use a Salt Lick in 1835 and an 1835 bond for debts owed.
Samuel Houston Papers
Scope and Contents These papers relate to the activities of Sam Houston mainly while he was governor of Tennessee, President of the Republic of Texas, and U. S. Senator from Texas. Included among the legal documents are photocopies from a lengthy land dispute with James H. Starr. The correspondence includes copies of seven letters to Eber Worthington Cave, mostly written in the last year of Houston's life, as well as one to Adolphus Sterne in 1842. All were omitted from the publication of 'The Writings of Sam...
Found in: East Texas Research Center / Samuel Houston Papers