Letter to Sam Houston

Description

Four page manuscript letter to Sam Houston from William G. Hill which is accompanied by the Goliad Declaration of Independence, an eight page manuscript, probably Sam Houston's copy, dated December 20, 1835

Physical Description

[12] p. ; 25 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. December 20, 1835.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Star of the Republic Museum Objects and was provided by Star of the Republic Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1822 times , with 33 in the last month . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Star of the Republic Museum

Located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, the Museum's mission is to collect and preserve material culture of the Texas Republic.

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Description

Four page manuscript letter to Sam Houston from William G. Hill which is accompanied by the Goliad Declaration of Independence, an eight page manuscript, probably Sam Houston's copy, dated December 20, 1835

Physical Description

[12] p. ; 25 cm.

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(Width: 19.7 cm x Height: 24.8 cm)

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

From the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, these items (dating from 1700s-1800s) include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

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  • December 20, 1835

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  • Jan. 18, 2008, 12:40 a.m.

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  • March 25, 2009, 12:38 p.m.

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Letter to Sam Houston, letter, December 20, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth30275/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.