Some Early Activities of Americans in the Big Bend Area of Texas

Some Early Activities of Americans in the Big Bend Area of Texas

Date: May 2, 1964
Creator: Barnett, Sammy
Description: This is a research paper written by Sammy Barnett for an American History Class at Marfa High School on May 2, 1964. It describes the early settlers in West Texas, how they arrived and the hardships they faced.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Letter to C. B. Moore, September 14, 1893]

[Letter to C. B. Moore, September 14, 1893]

Date: September 14, 1893
Creator: unknown
Description: He needed Moore's help, but Moore was going to Tennessee. He appreciated the letters Moore sent from Tennessee and the paper as well. Will took them to the wild raspberries. He and Lizzie went hiking in August and were very tired afterward. He helped Will irrigate. He says it is dull and that they keep closing the silver mines. He talks about his own garden.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Heritage, Volume 18, Number 04, Fall 2000

Heritage, Volume 18, Number 04, Fall 2000

Date: 2000
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
[Transcript of Three Letters Concerning a Mine, 1829]

[Transcript of Three Letters Concerning a Mine, 1829]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for three letters written in 1829. The first is from Samuel M. Williams to Joseph White, concerning his attempts to acquire the rights to a silver and lead mine. The second is a receipt from Joseph White, and the third informs Williams of the things he must do to affirm his ownership of the mine.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Three Letters Concerning a Mine, 1829]

[Transcript of Three Letters Concerning a Mine, 1829]

Date: [1829-05-05, 1829-07-03]
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for three letters written in 1829. The first is from Samuel M. Williams to Joseph White, concerning his attempts to acquire the rights to a silver and lead mine. The second is a receipt from Joseph White, and the third, from Pedro Vidaurri, informs Williams of the things he must do to affirm his ownership of the mine.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Letters , 1829]

[Transcript of Letters , 1829]

Date: [1829-05-05, 1829-07-02]
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for several letters written in 1829. In the first letter, John Austin and James Austin asking for the rights to the silver and lead mines. The second is a receipt from Joseph White, and the third informs the Austins that whichever of the men who has claimed the mine, and who successfully creates a well and mines lead or silver, may keep it.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, May 5, 1828]

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, May 5, 1828]

Date: May 5, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on May 5, 1828, discussing the receipt of a document from the government, requiring a report on a silver and lead mine owned by Austin.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Tomas M. Duke, December 9, 1828]

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Tomas M. Duke, December 9, 1828]

Date: December 9, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Tomas M. Duke, on December 9, 1828, announcing that he found a silver and lead mine.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History