University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James R. and Ewing B. Irion: Houston-Anna Raguet Papers



Descriptive Summary

Creator Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Title James R. and Ewing B. Irion: Houston - Anna Raguet Papers
Abstract Papers consist chiefly of twelve letters (dated 1837-1839) from Sam Houston to Anna W. Raguet.
Accession No. AR 98-235
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Notes

Sam Houston (1793-1863) was the first President of the Republic of Texas from 1836-1838.

Anna Raguet (1819-1883) was the daughter of Henry Raguet, businessman from Cincinnati, Ohio, who Sam Houston persuaded to move to Texas in 1833.

Sam Houston sought for some time to marry Anna Raguet, who eventually (in 1840) married Robert Anderson Irion (1806-1861), Houston's Secretary of State for the Republic of Texas.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists notably of twelve letters (dated 1837-1839) from Sam Houston to Anna W. Raguet, whom he sought to marry, but without success.

The collection includes a few letters and documents of Robert A. Irion and miscellaneous others.


Index Terms

Correspondents
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Irion, Anna Raguet, 1819-1883.
Irion, Robert A. (Robert Anderson), 1804-1861.

Related Material

Henry Raguet Family Papers, 1786-1935, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Sam Houston Papers, 1814-1957, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James R. and Ewing B. Irion: Houston - Anna Raguet Papers, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin


Calendar

 

Letters

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2.325/T63B Scurry, R., for Robert A. Irion, Certificate. December 21, 1836.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Irion, Robert A., Treaty of Indemnity to American Citizens, Houston, Treaty. undated.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. August 22, 1837.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Robert A. Irion, Letter. February 2, 1839.
1 leaf [3 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. May 20, 1837.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Robert A. Irion, Letter. January 23, 1837.
1 leaf [3 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. August 2, 1837.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter, fragments. undated.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Undersigned managers to Robert A. Irion, Invitation, fragment. undated.
1 leaf [1 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. January 12, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Irion, Robert A. to Hon. M. Hunt, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Texas, Letter. May 19, 1838.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Jones, Anson to General Sam Houston, Letter. [June?, July?] 2, 1838.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. June 4, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Irion, Robert A., Department of State, Letter. undated.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Robert A. Irion, Letter. July 17, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Irion, Robert A., Department of State, Letter. November 29, 1938.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. February 8, 1839.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. December 10, [1839?].
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. February 1, 1838.
1 leaf [7 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. December 7, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. August 3, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter, fragment. undated.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. undated.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Houston, Sam to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. undated.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Irion, Robert A. to unknown, Letter, fragment. September 18, 1838.
1 pp.
Deyter, Ellen E. to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. July 19, 1836.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Irion, Robert A. to General Sam Houston, Letter. July 12, 1838.
1 pp.
Irion, Robert A., Department of State, to Dr. Kimball, Letter. September 26, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Raguet, Condy to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. February 27, 1838.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Dor, John M. to Dr. Robert A. Irion, Letter. December 14, 1836.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Houston, General Sam to Dr. Robert A. Irion, Letter, fragments. April 28, 1837.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Jeannette to Miss Anna Raguet, Letter. December 3, year unknown.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Lewis, W. G., surgeon to Robert A. Irion, Letter. January 16, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Aldrich, George to George W. Grant, Letter. July 21, 1838.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Morgan, J. to Robert A. Irion, Letter. September 12, 1838.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Spragins, Thomas, Letter. November 30, 1839.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Houston, Sam [?], Letter. February 23, 1845.
1 leaf [3 pp.]
to General Sam Houston, February 22, 1841.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Durst, John to Robert A. Irion, June 17, 1844.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Charlton, J. M. to Robert A. Irion, Receipt. May 15, 1845.
1 leaf.
Houston, Sam [?] to his daughter, Letter. February 25, 1845.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Fragmentary draft of a Resolution, Reverse side 5 recipes for medical formulations. undated.
List of lot numbers that Robert A. Irion had title to in Santa Anna, signed by David Broom, September 9, 1835.
1 leaf [2 pp.]
Congressional Bill. To Sectionize and Sell the Lands formerly owned and occupied by the Cherokee Indians. Fourth Congress, First Session.
1 leaf [4 pp.]
Transylvania University, Medical Department commencement list, March 11, 1826.
1 leaf [4 pp.]