A Guide to the Isaiah Addison Paschal Papers, 1844-1870
Born in Lexington, Georgia, Isaiah Addison Paschal (1808-1868) was admitted to the bar in 1830. Three years later he moved to Louisiana, where he served on a circuit court and as a legislator. Paschal moved to San Antonio in 1845, where he continued to practice law until being elected to the Texas legislature in 1857. During the Constitutional Convention of 1866, Paschal served as a Unionist member.
Composed of correspondence, legal documents, and broadsides, the Isaiah Addison Paschal Papers, 1844-1870, relate to his legal career, land transactions, and affairs of the San Antonio and Mexican Gulf Railroad. Legal documents consist of summons, a land deed, and court rulings. Printed materials include an advertisement for schools in Austin and Kentucky.
This collection is open for research use.
Isaiah Addison Paschal Papers, 1844-1870, 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