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"Independence of Texas"

Description: Report from the Committee on Foreign Affairs to the U.S. House, 24th Congress, 1st session, H.R. Doc. #854
Date: July 4, 1836
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Condition of Texas. Message from the President of the United States, Upon the subject of the political, military, and civil condition of Texas.

Description: This booklet includes the text of an address by President Andrew Jackson to Congress regarding the independence of Texas as well as various letters written by Henry M. Morfit who went to Texas in order to report about the conditions to the Secretary of State.
Date: December 22, 1836
Creator: Jackson, Andrew & Morfit, Henry M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Rental agreement of Henny R. Cartmell and Bernard W. Holtzclaw to Philip Ayveritt for tavern house and four lots, containing stable, house used as office, house used as billiard room.
Date: [1837]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Bond from Johnson Hensley to Richard R. Peebles acknowledging sale of 650 acres along the Navasota river for $1200.
Date: [1837]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Independence of Texas

Description: Report from Committee on Foreign Affairs stating that the U.S. government should recognize the independence of Texas.
Date: February 18, 1837
Creator: United States. Congress. House.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Washington County legal documents

Description: Marriage certificate of John Bethea and Mrs. Elizabeth Cummins on May 30th, 1837; and Benjamin W. Robinson and Mrs. Frances Nelson on June 29th, 1837
Date: June 29, 1837
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Marriage License]

Description: Marriage license for Erich Cox and Sarah Scott who married in Washington County, Republic of Texas.;
Date: August 2, 1837
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Field notes

Description: Field notes for survey of land in Nacogdoches County; maps included
Date: 1838
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Land Survey

Description: Land survey of 640 and 1280 acres in Nacogdoches County; signed by B. A. Vansickle, Abraham Gibson, and W. H. Ferris for George H. Wright, Hansel Wright and Michael Snyder
Date: 1838
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum