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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jesse Billingsley Papers, 1835-1887



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Billingsley, Jesse.
Title: Jesse Billingsley Papers
Dates: 1835-1887
Abstract: Correspondence, land papers, and legal papers of Jesse Billingsley, pertains especially to land transactions and claims in the Bastrop area and throughout the Republic and to the controversy over Sam Houston's account of the San Jacinto campaign.
Extent: 6.5 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Jesse Billingsley (1810-1880) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution and legislator for Bastrop County, Tex.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, land papers, and legal papers of Jesse Billingsley, pertains especially to land transactions and claims in the Bastrop area and throughout the Republic and to the controversy over Sam Houston's account of the San Jacinto campaign.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Billingsley, Jesse, 1810-1880.
Subjects
Land claims.
San Jacinto, Battle of
Texas. Republic. Land Office.
Places
Bastrop County (Tex.)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jesse Billingsley Papers, 1835-1887, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3H51 Land papers
[originals - RESTRICTED]
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3H52 Land papers
[use copies]
Letters, 1843-1889
Settlers of Bastrop County prior to annexation
Legal documents
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3S143 Military commission, 1846

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