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[News Script: Sam's house]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the home of General Sam Houston deteriorating due to thousands of people visiting the home annually and little money from the state being appropriated for its upkeep.
Date: January 15, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Historic Plaque, Robert M. Coleman

Description: Photograph of a historic plaque in Coleman, Texas. It reads: "County Named in 1857 for Robert M. Coleman (1799-1837). Born in Kentucky. Came to Texas in 1832. Commanded Company of volunteers at siege of Bexar (San Antonio), Dec. 5-10, 1835. Delegate to Constitutional Convention where he signed Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836. Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Sam Houston at Battle of San Jacinto, 1836. Later fought Indians as a Texas Ranger. (1966)"
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person, enclosed with letter to W.E. Hutchison, July 1, 1879]

Description: Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person enclosed with with an additional letter to W.E. Hutchison. The letter addressed to Hutchison describes the mis-handling of the affairs over the estate and property of the deceased Lorenzo de Zavala Sr. The additional letter to unknown person describes his own eye-witness account of the events of the Battle of San Jacinto and his personal endeavors afterwards. Merida, Yucatan, July 1, 1879.
Date: July 1, 1879
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History