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"Correspondence with Texas, on the Subject of Annexation"

Description: Government document concerning the annexation of Texas; 29th Congress, 1st session, [1846]; At head: "Doc. No. 2. [Documents accompanying the President's message at the commencement of the First Session of the Twenty-Ninth Congress.]"
Date: March 20, 1845
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Stock certificate

Description: Printed $500 Certificate of Stock in the Consolidated Fund of Texas to Joseph Eldredge, June 15, 1840
Date: [c. 1840]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Court summons for John M. Brown to appear in Union Bank of Mississippi vs. John M. Brown case.
Date: March 4, 1843
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Court summons for Alanson Ferguson to appear for Samuel K McIlhaney vs. Alanson Ferguson case
Date: February 2, 1845
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Notice of sale of "printing press type labels cases" for the paper "Texian & Brasos Farmer" and the "National Vindicator" for payment of two promissory notes executed by Thomas Johnson for benefit of G.H. Harrison
Date: 1846
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County documents

Description: Transcript of appeal of Thomas Wooldridge against Mississippi Union Bank regarding bank insolvency?
Date: [c. 1847]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Treasury warrant

Description: Treasury warrant for $237.50 from the Republic of Texas to William Ochiltree, Washington, for compensation of Chief Justice and seven associate judges; signed by auditor H.W. Raglin and comptroller James B. Shaw
Date: 1844
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Memorandum of Agreement between Samuel Wilson and Guy Stokes to race horses at Autry's track near Washington following the rules of the Nashville, TN course.
Date: [1847]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Bill of sale from Alex Trotter to George Sneed for receipt of $200 for twelve year old male slave
Date: [1841]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Writ requesting Sheriff to summon Andrew Crawford for court appearance to answer petition of Thomas Reed
Date: September 7, 1841
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from William Grimes to Jesse Grimes, January 1, 1846]

Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter from William Grimes to Jesse Grimes, concerns horse sale and immigration. Mentions F.H. Womack, E.G. Collier, John Dunbar, Albert Grimes, Mrs. Pew, Joseph Black, and Judge Lister.
Date: January 1, 1846
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Memorandum of Agreement

Description: Memorandum of agreement between Secretary of State, Anson Jones, and Sam Whiting, Austin; concerns contract for printing of the laws of the Republic of Texas
Date: 1841
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Bill of sale for slave

Description: Bill from Nancy Lea to Antoinette L. Bledsoe for Negro named Frank; Lea was Sam Houston's mother-in-law
Date: 1844
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum