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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 Edward Burleson, Sr. Papers, 1835-1853, 1922



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Burleson, Edward, 1798-1851
Title: Edward Burleson, Sr. Papers
Dates: 1835-1853, 1922
Abstract: Correspondence, deeds, legal documents, and article of agreement concern the career of Edward Burleson, Sr.
Extent: 19 items.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Edward Burleson, Sr. (1798-1851), member of Stephen Fuller Austin’s second colony; military commander at San Jacinto, in the Cherokee War, and during the Mexican War; and politician who served as vice president of the Republic of Texas (1841) and state senator (1846-1851).

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, deeds, legal documents, and article of agreement concern the career of Edward Burleson, Sr. The papers relate to Texan military activities before and during 1836, the Cherokee War, the Mexican War, and slave transactions. A letter from David S. Kaufman to General Burleson concerns Kaufman’s reelection to the Texas Congress and request for Burleson to support his election as Speaker. Five items are original documents, and the rest are copies.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Burleson, Edward, 1798-1851 -- Archives.
Kaufman, David S. (David Spangler), 1813-1851.
Subjects
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward Burleson, Sr. Papers, 1835-1853, 1922, 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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2B158 Letters, 1835-1836, 1838-1839, 1842, and 1922
Legal documents and accounts, 1837-1840, 1853, and undated
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3S167 Oversize deeds, 1839, 1844
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2B158 [2009-047]:
Letter, David S. Kaufman to Burleson, September 16, 1839

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