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

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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
Date: January 1, 1841
Creator: Republic of 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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Texas and the Massachusetts Resolutions

Description: Pamphlet containing an essay against the annexation of Texas, compiled from a series of newspaper columns.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Adams, Charles Francis
Item Type: Book
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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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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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How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us

Description: Pamphlet discussing the geography of Texas and some political issues surrounding the annexation of Texas into the United States.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909
Item Type: Pamphlet
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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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[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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