From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856 - Browse

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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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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 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, 1841
Creator: Republic of Texas
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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Land Grant Deed

Description: Land Grant
Date: January 1, 1847
Creator: State of Texas
Item Type: Text
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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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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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Letter to Mary Jones, 10 February 1870

Description: Letter from Josephine Whiteside to the widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas. The original letter is housed in the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: February 10, 1870
Creator: Whiteside, Josephine
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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Houston Chronicle 31 December 1907

Description: Obituary of the widow of the last president of the Republic of Texas includes biography. Newspaper clipping is from the University of North Texas Archives.
Date: December 31, 1907
Item Type: Clipping
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