University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the James S. Holmes Papers, 1836-1838



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Holmes, James S.
Title: Holmes, James S., Papers
Dates: 1836-1838
Abstract: A receipt, invoice, and promissory note compose the James S. Holmes Papers, 1836-1838, documenting the purchase of supplies such as blankets, salt, and frying pans for the Texas Cavalry from merchants Rogers & Blair.
Extent: 3 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

James S. Holmes was a captain in the Texas Cavalry during the Texas Revolution.


Scope and Contents

A receipt, invoice, and promissory note compose the James S. Holmes Papers, 1836-1838, documenting the purchase of supplies such as blankets, salt, and frying pans for the Texas Cavalry from merchants Rogers & Blair.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Holmes, James S. -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas. Army -- Procurement -- History -- 19th century
Texas. Army -- Supplies and stores -- History -- 19th century
Places
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James S. Holmes Papers, 1836-1838, 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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2E248 Receipts and bills, 1836-1838