Box 1

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gant, William W., Texas jurist born in Tennessee in January 1809. Washington, Texas, February 1840. Signed as attorney. Receipt to Shubal Marsh for legal fee for writing petition for "prolongation of time." Gant fought at San Jacinto and served in the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Congresses. He was killed by Indians in 1840 and the first memorial of the Texas Bar was published in his honor.

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
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. Letter of the Hon. Hugh L. White to the Legislature of Tennessee on declining to obey certain of their Resolutions of Instruction, and Resigning the Office of Senator of the United States. Washington 1840., 1840

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
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: 1840

U. S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., H.R. 966. A Bill for the Relief of William Smith, of Lincoln County, Tennessee, placed on the roll of revolutionary pensioners by the Secretary., January 2, 1839

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
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

 

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