University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Garet S. Hardcastle Letter, 1841



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hardcastle, Garet S.
Title: Hardcastle, Garet S., Letter
Dates: 1841
Abstract: The Garet S. Hardcastle Letter (1841) pertains to politics in the Republic of Texas during 1841.
Accession No.: 2004-169
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Garet S. Hardcastle was a lawyer who lived in Houston, Texas, during the Republic period.


Scope and Contents

The Garet S. Hardcastle Letter (1841) pertains to politics in the Republic of Texas during 1841. Hardcastle, writing to Otis Arnold of Nashville, Tennessee, on April 8, 1841, discusses land claims, the city of Houston’s chances to become the capital of the Republic, the currency of Texas, the upcoming presidential election, Sam Houston’s drunkenness, and Indians.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hardcastle, Garet S.--Archives.
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Subjects
Indians of North America--Texas.
Elections--Texas.
Places
Houston (Tex.)--History.
Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Garet S. Hardcastle Letter, 1841, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3K25 Letter from G. S. Hardcastle to Otis Arnold, April 8, 1841