University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Isaiah Addison Paschal Papers, 1844-1870



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Paschal, I. A. (Isaiah Addison), 1808-1868
Title: Paschal, Isaiah Addison, Papers
Dates: 1844-1870
Abstract:
Extent: 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

Source:

Eliot, Claude. "Paschal, Isaiah Addison." Handbook of Texas Online." Accessed July 29, 2011.


Scope and Contents

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.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Paschal, I. A. (Isaiah Addison), 1808-1868 -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
San Antonio and Mexican Gulf Railroad Co.
Subjects
Laywers -- Texas -- San Antonio
Judges -- Texas -- San Antonio
Law -- Texas -- San Antonio
Places
San Antonio (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Isaiah Addison Paschal Papers, 1844-1870, 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

box
2K163 Broadsides
1844
1870
Correspondence, 1845
Legal documents, 1857-1860