A Guide to the Felix B. Earnest Papers, 1830-1855
A settler in Stephen F. Austin’s colony in Texas, Felix B. Earnest, received land grants between 1827 and 1830.
Comprising correspondence and legal records, the Felix B. Earnest Papers, 1830-1855, document Earnest’s experiences in Austin’s Colony, Texas. Correspondence concerns familial affairs and the cattle trade in Texas. Legal papers consist of two Spanish certificates, one signed by Stephen F. Austin granting one-quarter league of land to Earnest, while another verifies that he was a member of Austin’s colony.
This collection is open for research use.
Felix B. Earnest Papers, 1830-1855, 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.
Detailed Description of the Papers