Box 1

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Oldham, Williamson Simpson, Arkansas jurist and legislator born in Franklin County, Tennessee on July 19, 1813. Washington County, July 1842. Petition, as executor for extension of time in settling the Estate of James Bowie, who was killed in the Alamo. Oldham, a fire brand secessionist and enemy of Sam Houston, represented Texas in the Confederate Congress. In 1859 he published "A Digest of the General Statute Laws of the State of Texas."

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
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. Speech of Hon. H. L. Turney, of Tennessee on the Tennessee Resolutions delivered in the Senate of the United States, February 18, 1846

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
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 18, 1846

U. S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., H.R. 558. A Bill for the Benefit of Joseph Craigmiles, of the State of Tennessee, placed on the invalid pensioner's roll by the Secretary of War., January 28, 1845

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
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 28, 1845

 

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