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Santa Anna on horseback

Description: Hand colored picture of Santa Anna in 1836 on horseback. Picture (part a); Frame (part b)
Date: unknown
Item Type: Image
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of Letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, November 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, in which Burleson reports that he received Austin's communication regarding the interception of the supply convoy too late to send a detachment last night. Burleson also reports that he sent Maj. Sommerville and seventy men to support Capt. [Fanning]'s efforts, and that Capt. Lockhart has returned to Camp Defiance after being separated from fellow troops near the Medina River.
Date: November 12, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Life of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe

Description: Biographical sketch of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe. Her family lived near the de Zavalas when she was a girl. Citation info: Mary Jane Harris Briscoe Papers, MC056, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.
Date: 1886
Creator: Briscoe, Mary Jane Harris
Item Type: Letter
Partner: San Jacinto Museum of History

True veterans of Texas : an authentic account of the Battle of San Jacinto : a complete list of heroes who fought, bled and died at San Jacinto : doubtful points cleared up

Description: An account of the Battle of San Jacinto written by Sam Houston and sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas. Cover title. "Presented for publication by J.W. Winters, Bigfoot, Texas."
Date: 1890
Creator: Houston, Sam; Burnett, David Gouverneur & Winters, J. W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

[Engraved cane]

Description: Wooden cane with silver handle, engraved, "San Jacinto 21st April 1836 from B.H. Davis" on top; owned by James Billingsley, who fought at San Jacinto.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Military coat

Description: Austin militia officer's coat with gold buttons and gold braid; from the Texas Republic period
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexican Officer's Sword

Description: Mexican naval officer's sword in sheath; reportedly belonged to Santa Anna's naval aide and secretary, Ramon Martinez Caro
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Combat near the "Mission Concepcion," by Colonel James Bowie's Battalion, October 28, 1835.

Description: Map of combat at the Battle of Concepción during the Texas Revolution, showing lines of assault by Mexican infantry, cannon, and dragoons, and lines held by Captain Fannin's and Captain Coleman's companies. The battlefield is surrounded by wooded terrain and lies next to the San Antonio River. No scale indicated. On verso: Photograph of a family making a sandcastle on a beach on the South Coast of England.
Date: 1938?
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

North America.

Description: A map of the entire North American continent. The map is color coordinated by countries and territories. Many of the North American landmarks and cities are present on this map.
Date: 1836
Creator: Tanner, Henry Schenck
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Election Returns

Description: Certification that Lorenzo de Zavala is one of seven Delegates to the Consultation for the Municipality of Harrisburg. Vote for delegates to the 1836 Convention. Includes: Statements of elections held in various houses in the Municipality. A list of voters and votes received (includes de Zavala's name as a voter) Compiled return showing Zavala with 115 votes.
Date: October 8, 1835
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission