University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. J. Montgomery Papers, 1876-1878



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Montgomery, W. J., b. ca. 1845-1904
Title: Montgomery, W. J., Papers
Dates: 1876-1878
Abstract: Two bound letterpresses comprise the W.J. Montgomery Papers, 1876-1878, documenting Montgomery’s legal affairs.
Accession No.: 71-15
OCLC No.: 761314409
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Lawyer W. J. Montgomery (b. ca. 1845-1904) established a legal practice in Austin, Texas, in partnership with James Peeler and A. S. Fisher in 1873. He was married to Ida H. Montgomery.

Source: Cutrer, Thomas W. “Peeler, Anderson James.” Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed July 18, 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fpe15.


Scope and Contents

Two bound letterpresses comprise the W.J. Montgomery Papers, 1876-1878, documenting Montgomery’s legal affairs. The letters concern taxes, land titles, and surveys, as well as a name index. His clients include Sam Houston and Sam Houston, Jr.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Montgomery, W. J., b. ca. 1845-1904, -- Archives.
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Houston, Sam, Jr.
Subjects
Lawyers -- Texas -- Austin -- History.
Law firms -- Texas -- Austin -- History.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Travis County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. J. Montgomery Papers, 1876-1878, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3J336 Bound letterpress, Oct. 6, 1876-April 2, 1877
Bound letterpress, April 3, 1877-Feb. 13, 1878