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[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Sam Houston to Charles Sims, August 12, 1838]

Description: Letter with orders from Sam Houston to Charles Sims instructing him to proceed to various Indian tribes to assure them that they will have peace. The text reads: Nacogdoches, Texas 12th Aug, 1838 to Charles Sims, Sir, You will proceed to the various Tribes of Indians, and assure them them [sic], that no harm is in=tended towards them, but that the Treaty shall be [...] with them, and that they shall have their homes and their lands, and Peace will be kept with them; Tell them my words shall not perish= Let them remain at peace! It is said that whitemen [sic] intend to march against the Indians this is false! no such thing has even been thought of. Bad men may say so, but good men will not! Good men will [...]. Your Salary will be at the rate of five dollas a day. I am [...] Sam Houston.
Date: August 12, 1838
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to John from his Uncle V. Metcalfe, September 30, 1858]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to John [?] from his uncle V. Metcalfe emphasizing the importance of his education and chastising him for carelessness in a previous letter
Date: September 30, 1858
Creator: Metcalfe, V.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to Laura Baylor from her cousin, May 12, 1877]

Description: Unsigned letter to Laura Baylor, niece of Judge R.E.B. Baylor, from her cousin in Gainestsown, AL regarding genealogy of Armistead family; last page or more missing
Date: May 12, 1877
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to "cousin" in Texas from Burlington ]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Unsigned letter to "cousin" in Texas regarding hunting, fishing, and mutual friends; from Burlington (no state), dated March 13 (no year)
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle regarding election of Lincoln and secession
Date: unknown
Creator: Battle, N. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to Sam Houston from P. Clayton, January 26, 1853]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter to Sam Houston from P. Clayton regarding claims by Baylor for bounty land, a horse killed in battle, and forage and rations during the Mexican War
Date: January 26, 1853
Creator: Clayton, P.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from Rufus C. Burleson]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from Rufus C. Burleson, president of Baylor University, regarding Mr. Shephard and Judge Wheeler
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to nephew from Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, October 2, 1866]

Description: Letter to nephew from R.E.B. Baylor regarding coming to Texas, bringing negro employees, condition of negroes in Independence, and family matters. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers.
Date: October 1866
Creator: Baylor, R. E. B. (Robert Emmett Bledsoe), 1793-1873
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum