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    • Orris D. Brown Film Collection, Reel 2

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    • Along the Footprints which Lead to Glory: Opening title card and a shot of the cover of the book The Raven, a Biography of Sam Houston, by Marquis James. Inside cover signed by Orris, Christmas 1935. Text reads (in order): "Texas Centennial...
    • MSS0292 Orris D. Brown Film Collection
    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas Bagby, July 20, 1843

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    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas M. Bagby. Houston had previously written several letters to Bagby and is anxious for a reply. Houston describes how busy he is with matters, and repeats Mrs. Houston request for cloth. Houston also asks Bagby about...
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas Bagby, October 11, 1842

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    • Letter from Sam Houston written after he arrived in Washington, to Thomas M. Bagby. Houston relates the troubles he faced during the journey and mentions efforts to stop Mexican forces from invading Texas.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas Bagby, December 18, 1842

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    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas M. Bagby. Houston provides instructions for the renting of a house, and asks Bagby to forward him the amount that a Mr. Scott owes Mr. Bagby. Houston asks Bagby to save him orange peel, which he needs for bitters.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Letter from Sam Houston to unknown, October 11, 1858

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    • Letter from Sam Houston to an unknown recipient. Houston discusses plans to experiment with concrete while visiting Cedar Point on Galveston Bay. Houston asks his recipient for his thoughts on the cotton trade.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas Bagby, January 20, 1843

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    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas M. Bagby. Houston asks Bagby to send him statements from several accounts of what he owes. Houston also implores Bagby to make the man renting Houston's house pay in advance.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas Bagby, May 7, 1849

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    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas M. Bagby. Houston inquires into the whereabouts of some portraits of his and one of Deaf Smith. Houston complains about President Zachary Taylor.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Sam Houston authorization of accounts to pay John G. Tod

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    • Document from Sam Houston authorizing John G. Tod to be paid at the rate of " Master Commandant of the Navy" from April 291 through June 9, 1838 to the 9th of June, while he was engaged in the "inspection of, and reporting, on the Condition of...
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas Bagby, May 13, 1843

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    • Letter from Sam Houston to Thomas M. Bagby. Houston writes about his frustration with Commodore Edwin Ward Moore of the Navy of the Republic of Texas. Houston also asks after his tenant and several small personal matters.
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • General Sam Houston

    • Generals ; Men ; Politicians ; Houston, Sam
    • Portrait of General Sam Houston
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • General Sam Houston riding his horse

    • Generals ; Horses ; Men ; Military ; Paintings ; Houston, Sam
    • General Sam Houston riding his horse
    • MSS0187 Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection
    • Letter from Julia Ideson to Clarence R. Wharton, December 13, 1938

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    • Letter from Houston Public Library librarian Julia Ideson to Clarence R. Wharton, thanking Wharton for the donation of a facsimile of the order of General Sam Houston to William T. Austin while he retreated from Gonzales. Related to ...
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection
    • Old Sam Houston Home

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    • Old Sam Houston Home, Houston, Texas.
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center Postcard Collection, MSS 0187
    • Letter from Clarence R. Wharton to Miss Julia Ideson, December 10, 1938

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    • Letter from Clarence R. Wharton regarding a facsimile of a document written by Sam Houston to William T. Austin which Wharton is transferring to Miss Julia Ideson and the Houston Public Library to be preserved. Related to MSS0113-b01f04-01 and...
    • MSS0113 Old Vault Collection

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