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 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Col. Nicholas Copeland letter to Martin Bridgman, April 25, 1835]
1835 letter of Col. Nicholas Copeland to his son-in-law Martin Bridgman of Arkansas, enticing him to move to Texas. The letter discusses the price of land and cattle, as well as the profitability of crops such as cotton and corn. Copeland adds a note for Harry Currin, a free African-American, stating that Texas is a safe place to settle. His land grant (settlement & fortification) described in the letter was 25 miles west of the Trinity River just before crossing the Navasota River. This letter was written at Robbins' Ferry on the Old San Antonio Road at the crossing of the Trinity River (letters went east from there to be carried & put in the US mail system). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21088/
Copy of an unsigned letter discussing means to remove Zavala from Mexico State. Iguala. Jan. 8, 1833
Copy of an unsigned letter discussing means to remove Zavala from Mexico State. Iguala. Jan. 8, 1833. From the Carlos García y Arriaga Papers at the Benson Latin American Collection. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6716/
[Decrees of Mexican Government, dated November 2-4, 1822]
Act of installation of the Meeting... according to the imperial decree of 31 of the last Octe. Copy by Antonio de Mier, 6 l.s Signatories: Juan Francisco (Bishop of Durango), Antonio de Mier, and Francisco Velasco. Reference to: Election of Marquess of Castañiza; speech by Iturbide; text of Organic Bases of the National Meeting Instituyente, originally signed by Jose Manuel Herrera and rubric of Iturbide; siege of San Juan de Ulúa; administration of oath of office; text of speech by President; voting for officers; candidates: Castañiza, Juan Bautista de Arispe, José María Bocanegra, Bonifacio Fernández, Toribio González, Miguel Guridi y Alcocer, Pedro Labairu, Miguel Larrainaga, Ramón Martínez de los Ríos, Mariano Mendiola, Isidro Montúfar, Juan José Quiñones, Antonio José Valdez, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, and Lorenzo Zavala; list of members taking oath: José María Abarca, Antonio Aguilar, Mariano Aranda, Pascual de Aranda, Francisco Argandar, José María Becerra, Pedro Celis, José María Cobarrubias, Antonio Elosúa, Carlos Espinoza de los Monteros, Luciano Figueroa, Manuel Flores, Refugio de la Garza, Manuel Ignacio Gutiérrez, José Antonio Gutiérrez de Lara, Martín Inclán, Agustín de Iriarte, Antonio de Iriarte, Manuel López de la Plata, Ambrosio Martínez de Vea, Conde de Miraflores, Antonio Morales de Ibáñez, José Vicente Orrantes, Manuel Ortiz, Francisco Pérez Serrano, Marqués de Rayas. Joaquín Román, Francisco Ruiz, Francisco Uraga, Francisco Velasco, and Tomás Veltranena. Absent: Manuel Álvarez, Pedro Arroyabe, Simón Elías González, José Ignacio Esteva, Luis Mendizábal, Juan Nepomuceno Mier y Altamirano, Salvador Parras, José Francisco Peralta, and Jacinto Rubí, plus candidates. extra candidates. November 2, 1822. November 4, 1822. November 2, 1822. Herrera, Jose Manuel: List of the Delegated Gentlemen designated by S. M. I. so that they compose the Meeting that is to replace the extinguished Congress.... Mexico, Imperial Imprint. 1 l. f. 7-7v. Printed sheet with name of Jacinto Rubí added in MS. Shows list given in No. 1900, showing territorial divisions represented: México, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Valladolid, Oaxaca, Guanajuato, Veracruz, Guadalajara, Durango, Potosí, Zacatecas, Sonora, Sinaloa, Yucatán, Nuevo México, Nuevo Reino de León, Nuevo Santander, Coahuila, Texas, Antigua California, Nueva California, Chiapas, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala. November 1, 1822. Transmission to Iturbide of the names proposed for the offices of its government. Mexico, 2 l. 15 × 21 cm. LS. Also signed Antonio de Mier y Villagómez and Francisco Velasco. Addressed to José Manuel de Herrera. Lists names shown as candidates in No. 1900 above. November 3, 1822. Appointment of President and secretaries of the National Meeting Instituyente: Marqués de Castañiza, Toribio González, Mariano Mendiola, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, Juan José Quiñones, Juan Bautista Arispe, e Isidro Montúfar.] texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6703/
[Home Service Memorial Pamphlet]
This pamphlet describes the memorial service held by the First Baptist Church of Paris, TX to honor the soldiers from Lamar County who were killed during World War I. The front cover features text identifying the event to be held as a Home Service Memorial conducted by the American Red Cross "For the sons of Lamar County who have given their lives in service of their country" at the First Baptist Church of Paris, Texas on March 7th, 1919. The inside of the pamphlet contains a program guide to the memorial events, including a list of hymns to be sung and masses read, as well as an honor roll of the fallen soldiers for whom the memorial was conducted. Jett Falls name on the third page under the list of Honor Roll individuals, tenth from the top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3185/
[Index for the Vore Letter Collection]
Description of a letter collection between I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding the claims of the Texas Cherokees. All of the letters are digitized and online in the Portal to Texas History. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41751/
[Insurance Refund Notification Upon Death of Jett Falls]
A letter written Mr. Soloman Falls of Paris, Texas informing him of his son's (Jett -- Johnny, Jetty --- Falls) insurance benefits upon his death. The letter was issued by the Treasury Department on May 3rd, 1920 and details the amount paid by Mr. Soloman towards Jett Falls War Risk Insurance, and the amount owed to him upon his son's death. The amount owed was determined to be $65.16, and the letter states that future payments will occur in the amount of $57.50 each month. The letter is typed, and was written by R. H. Hallett, the Assistant Director in charge of Compensation and Insurance Claims Division. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3176/
Irving Near Dallas
Advertisement from the Irving Board of Trade, enticing farmers to move to Irving, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3374/
[Legal payment agreement of John B. Denton and John B. Craig]
Legal payment agreement of John B. Denton, John B. Craig, John Morton , and Samuel W. Sims, binding them in an agreement to pay Abel Bland the sum of $600. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9393/
[Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Francisco Pizarro Martinez, June 5, 1836]
Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Francisco Pizarro Martinez, from Velasco, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6700/
[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]
Transmittal of copies of documents in the reform of the Fundación de la Obra Pía; efforts to save the organization from destruction; opposition of “los principales en lo científico” Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan Francisco Azcárate, and Andrés Quintana Roó, directed by Francisco Sánchez de Tagle; mercantile opposition by Lorenzo Carrera; benefits obtained by Lorenzo Zavala for editing the “Decreto sentencia expoliatoria”; financial support given group by Francisco González Agüero; opposition of deputies and senators; provisions of benefactress' will changed; appointment of Patronos; fear of ministry of Lerdo; election of president; fear of spending of all money derived from “tratado pendiente” with the United States; effort to withdraw Jesuits from supervision of the Obra pía; denuncia made by Promotor Robledo; appeal to Pedro Escudero; “El Impreso del S. Vélez”; exclusion of Jesuits from Hacienda pública confirmed by Santa Anna in 1843; limits on amortization. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6701/
[Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I. Scofield, July 26, 1921]
Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I Scofield with condolences on the death of her husband. Judge Scott comments on his 38 years of fellowship with C.I. Scofield. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35124/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. She briefly discusses being unable to meet with John in the morning, because she is not feeling well. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128720/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, April 13 & 14, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. The first part of the letter is dated April 13, 1879, and the second part is dated April 14, 1879. The first part includes an apology from Emma and a discussion about their friendship. The second part discusses mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128712/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, August 16, 1878]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing a time John visited Emma. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128702/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, August 27, 1878]
Letters from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing a conversation they had at a social. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128703/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, August 28, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing a man mistreating John and mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128718/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, December 8, 1878]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing the death of Mrs. James Prim and a social event. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128705/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, February 6, 1876]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing the ballad of "Linnie Dorn." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128701/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, February 14, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. It discusses a song ballad, mutual acquaintances, and school. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128708/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, January 12, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. It includes lines from a poem or song, and discusses a Christmas gift and a New Year's Social. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128706/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, January 26, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing a lost letter and mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128707/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, July 16, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing a trip Emma took and mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128717/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, June 16, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128716/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, March 2, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. It discusses school and mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128709/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, March 16, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing mutual acquaintances and Emma possibly visiting John. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128710/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, March 30, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer. It discusses trip Emma took to the Indian Nation and mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128711/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, May 8, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing mutual acquaintances and predictions about their marriages. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128713/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, May 11, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer including lines from a poem or song. The letter also discusses Emma visiting with John's parents. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128714/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, May 27, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128715/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, November 17, 1878]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing people they are both acquainted with. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128704/
[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, September 1, 1879]
Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer discussing a trip her family is planning, harvesting crops, and mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128719/
Letter from Governor George W. Bush
Letter congratulating First Baptist Church on its 130th Anniversary from Governor George W. Bush. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17450/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.M. Haworth, March 3, 1884]
Letter from I.G. Vore to J.M. Haworth in Washington D.C. States that Vore secured a copy of the Treaty between the Republic of Texas and the Cherokees and their associated bands; hopes Davidson will succeed in getting legislation through Congress to enable him to secure the Cherokees their rights texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41756/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, April 3, 1884]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Vore states he will take all claims presented to him from Potawatomi, Caddo, Anadarko, Ioni, Penateka Comanche, Waco, Towaconie and Keechi. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41763/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, April 29, 1884]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. In matter of relations between Absentee Shawnee and Potawatomi Indians; their removal to Kansas on thirty-square mile tract in Indian Territory, the Potawatomi to purchase 160 acres for each head of family and Shawnee to have theirs as a gift. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41764/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, April 1884]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding claim of the Texas Cherokees and Associated Bands against the State of Texas; Cherokee driven from Texas in 1839 by the Lamar administration; background of claim. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41765/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, January 8, 1883]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding introducing an Act of Congress authorizing Texas Cherokees to sue the State of Texas; sale of Black Bob Shawnee's land in Kansas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41758/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, January 19, 1883]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding claims of Potawatomie and Osage Indians. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41761/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, January 24, 1883]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding claims of absentee Shawnee Indians; 30 mile square tract on which Potawatomie and ab. Shawnee Indians live. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41760/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, January 19th, 1883]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen'l. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding Denver acting with Gore as attorney for various tribes of Indians; affairs of Potawatomie Indians; sale of Osage lands in Kansas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41762/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, July 24, 1882]
Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. In answer to Denver's letter of May 15 in regard to the Texas Cherokee claim. Mentions Chief Fields of the Texas Cherokees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41757/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, March 5, 1884]
Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding the claims of the Texas Cherokees. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41755/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, November 16, 1882]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. Regarding Potawatomi Indians contacting Vore about their land claims - spoilations and railway interests around Chicago and in Kansas; Vore has claims for losses of Ab. Shawnees amounting to $360,000; Otoe Indians want their matters with the government handled; Osages have the largest interests. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41753/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, November 16, 1882]
Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. In regards to Denver being willing to aid in prosecuting the claims of the Texas Cherokee and their associated bands; Absentee and Black Bob Shawnees require assistance in attending to some matters. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41754/
[Letter from I.G. Vore to J.W. Denver, November 29, 1883]
Letter from I.G. Vore to Gen. J.W. Denver in Washington D.C., urging Gen. Denver to try to have Congress pass an act to enable the Texas Cherokees to institute a suit in U.S. Court. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41752/
[Letter from J.W. Denver to Hiram Price, January 30, 1883]
Letter from J.W. Denver in Washington D.C. to Hiram Price, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Regarding condition of affairs in part of Indian Territory occupied by Potawatomie and absentee Shawnee Indians. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41759/
[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, April 21, 1879]
Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis discussing a conversation between the two, and mutual acquaintances. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128731/
[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, April 23, 1879]
Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis discussing an "April Fool" Emma played on John, mutual acquaintances, and the death of Mr. Adams. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128732/
[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, August 9, 1879]
Brief letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis asking if she would accompany him to church that night. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128737/
[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, August 21, 1878]
Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis. He discusses being a gentleman and studying. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128721/
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