University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Peter Ellis Bean Papers, 1826-1856, 1876-1879



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bean, Peter Ellis
Title: Peter Ellis Bean Papers
Dates: 1826-1856, 1876-1879
Abstract: Photostats and typescripts of correspondence and legal documents concern Bean, who came to Texas with Philip Nolan’s expedition in 1800.
Extent: 10 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.


Scope and Contents

Photostats and typescripts of correspondence and legal documents, transcribed in part from the Saltillo Archives, concern the character, concurrent marriages, and estate of Bean.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects
Bean, Peter Ellis.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

 

Inventory

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2B45 Papers, 1826-1856, 1876-1879