University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Nepomuceno Castrillon Papers, 1837



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Castrillon, Nepomuceno
Title: Castrillon, Nepomuceno, Papers
Dates: 1837
Abstract: The Nepomuceno Castrillon Papers, 1837, document Castrillon’s May 1837 acquisition of a land grant in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to which he was entitled as a citizen of the Republic of Texas at the time of revolution.
Extent: 4 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Nepomuceno Castrillon was a resident of Texas in March 1836, when the republic declared independence from Mexico. As a result of this citizenship, Castrillon obtained a land grant in Nacogdoches County the following year. Pierre Robleau served as his lawyer in the transaction.


Scope and Contents

The Nepomuceno Castrillon Papers, 1837, document Castrillon’s May 1837 acquisition of a land grant in Nacogdoches County, Texas, to which he was entitled as a citizen of the Republic of Texas at the time of revolution. The collection consists of photostats of legal documents required for the land grant, including the contract of sale, an affidavit by Castrillon stating that he did not aid Mexico, an affidavit assigning Castrillon’s power of attorney to Pierre Robleau, and an affidavit assigning Robleau’s power of attorney to Arnold Thonvenin.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Castrillon, Nepomuceno -- Archives.
Robleau, Pierre
Thonvenin, Arnold
Subjects
Land grants -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County.
Places
Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nepomuceno Castrillon Papers, 1837, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection reprocessed by Kalu Ogbaa and Kim Faulkenburg, 1979.

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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2B143 Papers