Samuel Houston papers, 1827-1975

Houston, Sam, 1793-1863


195 items.
Chiefly photocopies and transcripts of correspondence, legal documents, biographical and genealogical materials, and other papers. Includes legal documents relating to land dispute with James H. Starr, of Nacogdoches, Tex.; letters written by Houston to Eber Worthington Cave relating to politics, the Civil War, and family matters; biographical material pertaining to Houston's first marriage to Eliza Allen; and material on stamps, museums, portraits, and other memorial tributes to Houston. Other persons represented included Houston's second wife, Margaret Lea Houston, Stephen F. Austin, Thomas J. Rusk, Zachary Taylor, John Tyler, and Civil War leaders.
U.S. representative and governor of Tennessee, president of the Republic of Texas, and U.S. senator and governor of Texas.
This record replaces NUCMC entry MS 1315.

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