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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Burns Family Slavery and Civil War Materials

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s090
Scope and Contents

The Samuel T. Burns Slavery and Civil War documents (1839-1864; 1folder) is made up of a membership application for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas for Mrs. Daisy Cowart, a descendant of Samuel T.Burns. The documents also include correspondence materials on the San Jacinto Museum of History Association. There are also several clippings from local newspapers. Bills of sale account for some slave bought by Samuel T. Burns.

Dates: 1839 - 1864

Confederate War Bond Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s254
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a war bond issued by the Confederate States of America in the amount of one-hundred dollars. The bond was signed in Richmond, Virginia by Register of the Treasury, Robert Tyler. This collection also contains interest coupons and multiple values of currency issued by the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1862-11-19

Presidential Speech Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2018.s179
Scope and Contents

The Presidential Speech Collection is comprised of several speeches given to the United States Congress, House of Representatives, and other governmental agencies by early United States Presidents (JamesMadison, James Monroe, John Adams, James K. Polk, John Quincy Adams, and James Buchanan).

Dates: 1799 - 1869