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Letter to Sam Houston

Description: Four page manuscript letter to Sam Houston from William G. Hill which is accompanied by the Goliad Declaration of Independence, an eight page manuscript, probably Sam Houston's copy, dated December 20, 1835
Date: December 20, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of Letter from Anthony Butler, December 8, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Anthony Butler, on December 8, 1835, explaining the falsehoods that have been spread about money he supposedly owes, and going on to give his reasons for not associating with the man who first began them.
Date: December 8, 1835
Creator: Butler, Anthony
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter to the Editors of the State Journal, December 21, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to the editors of the State Journal, on December 21, 1835, written by a man who was born in America but lived in Mexico all his life, and returned to America. He discusses a newspaper article that was written about him, and decries it as false.
Date: December 21, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

"The Siege of Bexar"

Description: Hand-drawn map depicting the Siege of Bexar. It shows the "Line of attack by the Texans against the Mexican forces occupying Bexar and supported by the Mexican garrison then in the Alamo, from December 5th to 10th, 1835." The river, creek, streets and buildings are identified.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
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

The Age, Volume 3, Number 10, September 1, 1982

Description: Monthly publication containing information related to Chambers County, Texas, including current events of the Chambers County Historical Commission, the Wallisville Heritage Park, and the Chambers County historical and genealogical societies; reprinted newspaper articles about county events and citizens; and historical news and records.
Date: September 1, 1982
Creator: Wallisville Heritage Park (Organization)
Partner: Chambers County Library System