A Guide to the Garet S. Hardcastle Letter, 1841
Garet S. Hardcastle was a lawyer who lived in Houston, Texas, during the Republic period.
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.
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Garet S. Hardcastle Letter, 1841, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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.
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