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Giants of Texas History
Indian Relations
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The Texas Constitution



What's New?

11/23/2005 - Added the following new topics:

The Turtle Bayou Resolutions

- Manuscript with signatures

The Mier Expedition

- Page from list compiled in Perote Prison showing fate of Fisher's command

- Samuel Hamilton Walker, first-hand account

The 1919 Ranger Investigation


12/18/2003 - Added the following new topics:

Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle

- Nicolas La Salle Journal, 1682 Expedition

Election return from the Alamo, February 1836

4/9/2003 - Added the following new topics:

Stephen F. Austin

- Commentary on Mexico's independence from Spain, 1823

- Letter about the frustrations of starting his colony, 1824

- Military address on putting down the Fredonian rebellion, 1827

- Letter on his arrest in Mexico, 1834

- Letter from a Mexican prison, 1834

- Circular of the Committee of Safety, advising on the preparations for war, 1835

Mirabeau B. Lamar

- Letter to his brother, eleven days before San Jacinto, 1836

- Address on protecting the frontier from Indian attack, 1839

- Letter on the Santa Fe affair, 1842

- Letter to David G. Burnet on the Mexican War and Sam Houston, 1847

- "Carmelita," a poem by Lamar

Anson Jones

- Instructions to the Texas charg� d'affaires in Washington, D.C., 1842

- Letter discussing the possibility of a treaty with the Indians, 1842

- Letter to J. Pinckney Hendersonon on annexation negotiations, 1844

- Letter on the prospects for the passage of the annexation treaty, 1844

- Letter to Sam Houston on Jones' misgivings on the treaty, 1844

3/8/2002 - Added the following new topics:

The Texas Constitution

- The Texas Constitution of 1876

The Grass Fight

- Report from William H. Jack to Edward Burleson

The Treaties of Velasco

- The Public Treaty

- The Secret Treaty

Republic of Texas Currency

The Archives War

- Complete report of the House investigation


- Petition for Emancipation of Liley, 1847

- Sale of 10-year-old Loise, 1849


- President Anson Jones' valedictory address on the date of annexation by the United States

9/17/2001 - Added Table of Contents and "What's New?" pages.

Added the following new topics:

The Long Expedition

- James Long Expedition List

The Texas Declaration of Independence

- Original manuscript

The Siege of Bexar

- Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Bowie and Fannin

- Ben Milam's Passport

- Letter from Milam and Burleson

- List of Texan Wounded

- Surrender of General Cos

- Map of the Siege of Bexar

- Joseph Lopez, first-hand account

The Goliad Massacre

- Statement of John C. Duval on the massacre

- Dr. Barnard's list of Fannin's men

- Map of the ground plan at Fort Defiance

- Map of Fannin's Fight at La Bahia

- Patrick Boyles, first-hand account

The Archives War

- Letter from Sam Houston ordering removal of the archives

- Sam Houston's explanation of his actions

- Report of the House investigating commmittee

- Thomas William Ward's claim mentioning Mrs. Eberly

Juan Segu�n

- Seguín's orders to forage the countryside for horses, 1837

- Recommendation to appoint Seguín to office, 1837

- Letter from Somervell to Houston on Seguín's loyalty, 1842

Jos� Antonio Navarro

- Autobiography of Jos� Antonio Navarro

- Letter from Stephen F. Austin, 1829

- Letter about Navarro's appointment to the Santa Fe expedition

- Sam Houston's comments on Navarro's imprisonment

Page last modified: June 17, 2011