Box 1

 Container

Contains 33 Collections and/or Records:

Chance, Joseph L., Texas jurist born in Tennessee July 4, 1800. Washington County. September 25, 1837. Petition for letters of Administration for Estates of Ewing and Young Caruthers who fell "in the massacre of Mayor Ward's Battalion in the spring of 1836." A delegate to the 1833 Convention, Chance was a Captain of Texas Volunteers during the Texas Revolution.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: 1817 - 1924

Tennessee. Speeches of Mr. White of Tennessee, delivered in the Senate of the U.S., June 1832 on the Bill to re-charter the Bank of the United States. Washington, 1832

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: 1832

U. S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., H.R. 960. A Bill for the Relief of Isaac Justis, of Tennessee, placed on the roll of invalid pensioners by the Secretary of War., January 2, 1839

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: January 2, 1839

Confederate Soldiers Broadside - tinted, n.d.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: n.d.

Treasury Department Memminger, C. G., Secretary of Treasury Confederate States of America

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: 1817 - 1924

Richmond During the Evacuation Broadside - black and white, 1897

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: 1897

Treasury Circular, No. 10 Memminger, C. G., Secretary of Treasury Confederate States of America, Treasury Department Richmond, June 7, 1861

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: June 7, 1861

Confederate and Union Soldiers Broadside - black and white, n.d.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: n.d.

Treasury Circular, No. 11 Memminger, C. G., Secretary of Treasury Confederate States of America, Treasury Department Richmond, August 8, 1861

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: August 8, 1861

Grant's Attack on Fort Donelson Broadside - black and white, n.d.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: n.d.

Treasury Circular, No. 12 Mimminger, C. G., Secretary of Treasury Confederate States of America, Treasury Department Richmond, September 21, 1861

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: September 21, 1861

W. T. Sherman Broadside - black and white, n.d.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: n.d.

The Causes of the American Civil War Pamphlet - by John Lothrop Motley, 1861

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: 1861

The Cavalry Fight at Brandy Station Broadside - black and white, 1897

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: 1897

Treasury Circular Memminger, C. G., Secretary of Treasury Confederate State of America, Treasury Department, February 6, 1862

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: February 6, 1862

General Grant Reconnoitering in the Rain at Belmont Broadside - black and white, n.d

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: n.d

The War: Its Cause and Cure Speech of Hon. William M. Davis, of Penn., In the House of Representatives, March 6, 1862

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: March 6, 1862

The Battle of Atlanta Broadside - black and white, n.d.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: n.d.

The Rebellion: Its Origin, and the Means of Suppressing It Speech of Hon. Jno. T. Nixon, of New Jersey In the House of Representatives, April 11, 1862

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: April 11, 1862

Grant's Arrival on the Battlefield Broadside - black and white, n.d.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This .42 linear feet collection is divided into four series: Series I contains documents related of the Republic of Texas. These include writs, petitions, and briefs from 1837-1845 regarding persons originally from the State of Tennessee who played a key role in Texas history. The files are alphabetical. Series II contains pamphlets relating to the history of Tennessee from 1817-1862. Topics are varied by...
Dates: n.d.

 

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