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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Anthony Butler Papers



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Butler, Anthony
Title: Anthony Butler Papers
Dates: 1810-1846
Abstract: Collection concerns the career of Butler, lawyer, soldier, and politician, and President Andrew Jackson's charge d'affaires to Mexico.
OCLC No.: 20659954
Extent: 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Anthony Butler served as President Andrew Jackson's charge d'affaires to Mexico (1830-1835) and was active as a land speculator and, in later years, a lawyer in Washington County, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Collection concerns the career of Butler (1787-1849), lawyer, soldier, and politician. Included also are photostats of documents relating to Butler made from originals in various other collections.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Butler, Anthony--Archives
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851
Prentiss, James
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862
Subjects
Land grants--Texas.
Subjects (Places)
Mexico--Foreign relations--United States--1821-1861
United States--Foreign relations--Mexico--1829-1837
Washington County (Tex.)--History--Sources

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Anthony Butler Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2B179 General correspondence, fragments, 1828-1846 and undated
General correspondence¨ (photostats), 1813-1840s and undated
Correspondence with Lucas Alaman, 1830-1836 and undated
Correspondence on legation business, 1830-1840
Letter from General Zachary Taylor, Camargo, 1846
Letters from Secretary of State Martin Van Buren
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2B180 Correspondence with the State Department, 1829-1836
Letters from Andrew Jackson to Butler, originals and transcripts, 1829-1834
Minutes of conferences, 1828-1831
Legal papers, 1821-1840s and undated
Financial papers, 1810-1840s and undated
Notes, undated
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2.325/V16 Passport, 1829

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