A Guide to the Peter Ellis Bean Papers, 1826-1856, 1876-1879
Bean (1783?-1846) came to Texas with Philip Nolan’s expedition in 1800, fought with Jose Maria Morelos in Mexico against the Spanish royalists (1807-1815), and became Indian agent at Nacogdoches in 1825.
Photostats and typescripts of correspondence and legal documents, transcribed in part from the Saltillo Archives, concern the character, concurrent marriages, and estate of Bean.
Peter Ellis Bean Papers, 1826-1856, 1876-1879, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Detailed Description of the Papers