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Letter draft (partial) to Mr. Bancroft, 28 March 1889

Description: Partial draft letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: March 28, 1889
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Item Type: Letter
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Letter to W. Richardson, 13 July 1858

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: July 13, 1858
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Item Type: Letter
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Letter to Mary Jones, 8 November 1871

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: November 8, 1871
Creator: Jones, C. Anson
Item Type: Letter
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Letter to Mary Jones, 10 August 1879

Description: Letter from Cromwell Anson Jones, son of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: August 10, 1879
Creator: Jones, C. Anson
Item Type: Letter
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Letter to Appleton & Co., 9 November 1860

Description: Letter from Mary Jones, widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: November 9, 1860
Creator: Jones, Mary Smith McCrory
Item Type: Letter
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Anson Jones. Obituary. 1858

Description: Obituary of the last president of the Republic of Texas includes biography. Newspaper clipping is from the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: January 1, 1858
Item Type: Clipping
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[Letter to James H. Raymond from Sam Houston, October 1, 1943]

Description: Letter to James H. Raymond requesting payment of $240 to L. Y. Torrey & Brothers from the Executive Contingent Fund (of which Raymond is acting treasurer). An additional note dated several weeks later notes receipt of the money.
Date: {1843-10-01, 1843-10-20}
Creator: Houston, Sam
Item Type: Letter
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Certificate of Election

Description: Certificate naming Benjamin B. Peck the Clerk of the County Court in Gonzales County, Republic of Texas.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Legal Document
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Land Grant Deed

Description: Land grant made out to Marshall B. McKeever.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Texas
Item Type: Legal Document
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Land Grant Deed

Description: Land Grant
Date: January 1, 1841
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Text
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Texian Loan Agreement

Description: Certificate issued to Robert Triplett acknowledging the first installment of a payment on a loan from the Government of Texas, with details about the loan agreement.
Date: January 11, 1836
Creator: Texas
Item Type: Text
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Land Grant Deed

Description: Land grant for Mary Gest signed by Sam Houston.
Date: January 1, 1842
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Text
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Land Grant Deed

Description: Land Grant
Date: January 1, 1847
Creator: State of Texas
Item Type: Text
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[Texas Association Certificate]

Description: Certificate of shareholding in "The Texas Association." The text of the document states that the recipient of the document is entitled to one share of stock in "The Texas Association."
Date: January 1, 1844
Item Type: Text
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Thoughts on the proposed annexation of Texas to the United States

Description: A book containing Theodor Sedgwick’s opinions about the annexation of Texas to the United States. The book contains discussions of issues that arise if Texas is annexed to the United States Union. A couple of the issues addressed are slavery and diplomatic relations between Texas and Mexico.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Sedgwick, Theodore
Item Type: Book
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