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[Correspondence to Governor E.M. Pease from J.A. Corker]

Description: A letter to Governor E.M. Pease from J.A. Corker regarding possession of a slave. Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: March 12, 1857
Creator: Corker, J. A.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from John Emberson to Eldridge and Elizabeth Emberson, February 15, 1857]

Description: Letter to Eldritch and Elizabeth Emberson from John Emberson regarding a sale of land John made and the granting of the power of attorney to Eldritch over the sale. John also wrote about his family and his desire to see Eldritch and Elizabeth.
Date: February 15, 1857
Creator: Emberson, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A. Klappenbach to Mr. Ls. Huth, April 21, 1857]

Description: Letter from A. Klappenbach to Mr. Ls. Huth regarding a shipment of rafter and wood for sheathing. Dated April 21, 1857 from Castroville. Signed A. Klappenbach of James Montel & Co.
Date: April 21, 1857
Creator: Klappenbach, A.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, November 18, 1857]

Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing his work at the mill in Texas, attempts to sell a house and lots and a buggy, a recent trip to Paris, his latest business dealings, and the wildlife around the mill.
Date: November 18, 1857
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his Brother, January 18, 1857]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother regarding his time in Bellville, Texas. He was appreciative of his brother sending him news from home and told him about a real estate sale that had happened recently. People from the U.S., Germany, and Bohemia were in attendance and alcohol was passed around. Money has been short in Bellville because of the cotton and corn crops failing. John needed to borrow money and requested a loan from his brother or anyone else in the family. He requested that his brother write again soon with more news from home.
Date: January 18, 1857
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from P. M. Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, March 18, 1857]

Description: Letter from P. M. Osterhout to his brother, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing news from home and slavery. After providing John with updates from those at home, he told his brother he was unsure whether or not he would want to receive something from the black Republican in Pennsylvania. He then went on to write about his opinion on slavery and he hoped his brother was not beginning to view it as a blessing.
Date: March 18, 1857
Creator: Osterhout, P. M.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

Description: Transmittal of copies of documents in the reform of the Fundación de la Obra Pía; efforts to save the organization from destruction; opposition of “los principales en lo científico” Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan Francisco Azcárate, and Andrés Quintana Roó, directed by Francisco Sánchez de Tagle; mercantile opposition by Lorenzo Carrera; benefits obtained by Lorenzo Zavala for editing the “Decreto sentencia expoliatoria”; financial support given group by Francisco González Agüero; opposition of deputies and senators; provisions of benefactress' will changed; appointment of Patronos; fear of ministry of Lerdo; election of president; fear of spending of all money derived from “tratado pendiente” with the United States; effort to withdraw Jesuits from supervision of the Obra pía; denuncia made by Promotor Robledo; appeal to Pedro Escudero; “El Impreso del S. Vélez”; exclusion of Jesuits from Hacienda pública confirmed by Santa Anna in 1843; limits on amortization.
Date: March 13, 1857
Creator: Sanchez, Atilano
Partner: UNT Libraries

1857 Petition by Heirs

Description: Petition by the heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala for payment of his salary as Vice President
Date: 1857
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Election Results for 1858]

Description: Document containing election results in Laredo for the year 1858.
Date: December 15, 1857
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Letter to Jesse Grimes, October 31, 1857]

Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter from Jesse Grimes concerning trip to Austin, has Congressional seal in top left corner.
Date: October 31, 1857
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore, November 18, 1857]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles B. Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing his work at the mill in Texas, attempts to sell a house and lots and a buggy, a recent trip to Paris, his latest business dealings, and the wildlife around the mill. Page three of the transcript is missing.
Date: November 18, 1857
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections