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Ross, Lawrence Sullivan 1838-1898

Works: 60 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 3,117 library holdings
Genres: Speeches  History  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F390,
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Governor's message by Texas( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inaugural address of Governor L.S. Ross by Texas( Book )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address to the Texas Academy of Science by Lawrence Sullivan Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minutes of the proceedings of the association of the survivors of Ross', Ector's, and Granberry's [i.e. Granbury's] brigades, U.C.V., held at Garland, Texas, August 8 and 9, 1899 by Ross' Texas Brigade Association( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.] by Texas( )

1 edition published in 1888 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

United Confederate Veterans Texas Division archive by United Confederate Veterans( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, muster rolls, camp rosters, lists, financial and printed material relate to the activities of the Texas Division of the United Confederate Veterans. The records document the activities and attitudes of group members, especially the leaders, Henry B. Askew, Lawrence Sullivan (Sul) Ross and H.B. Stoddard
Constitutional conventions records by Texas( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Constitutional Conventions held in Texas were formed to develop state constitutions. Records are the Texas Constitutional Conventions of 1845, 1860, 1866, 1868-1869 and 1875 and include accounts, bids, a constitution, contracts, correspondence, declarations, a directory, drafts, journals, lists, memorials, messages, an oath, ordinances, petitions, proceedings, proclamations, protests, reports, resolutions, ledgers and vouchers, dated 1845, 1860-1861, 1866-1871, 1875 and undated. The records of the Annexation Convention include correspondence, presidential messages and proclamations, resolutions, petitions, lists of delegates and committees, committee reports, ordinances, protests, journals of proceedings, drafts of constitutional amendments and accounts, all dating 1845. Topics include conditions preliminary to peace with Mexico, annexation, the framing of a state constitution, the death of Kenneth L. Anderson (the last vice president of the Republic of Texas), courts, marriage, bill of rights, the formation of four new states from Texas, congressional appointment, education, women's rights, land ownership and colonization contracts. Prominent personalities appearing in these records include Anson Jones, Thomas J. Rusk, John Tyler, Hardin Runnels, Sam Houston, Thomas W. Ward, Andrew Jackson Donelson, Abner S. Lipscomb, Jose Antonio Navarro, George Fisher (Ribar), Isaac Van Zandt, John Hemphill, James S. Mayfield, Joseph Hogg, William Cazneau and others. Secession Convention, dating 1860-1861 and undated, records include many ordinances and working papers. However, most of the material relates to military and diplomatic activities. These records are ordinances, journals, petitions, recommendations and requests for military appointments, committee reports and reports of military forces in the field, muster rolls and lists of delegates and ordinances and communications from other Southern states. Events referenced in the record are the surrender of General David E. Twiggs; the capture of the schooner Henry Dodge; the abandonment of Fort Clark; the surrender of Camp Cooper; the Montgomery (Alabama) Convention; the return of the revolutionary cannon the Twin Sisters; the design of the Confederate flag and history of the Lone Star banner; and the secession of Alabama and Louisiana. Prominent persons associated with the records are Sam Houston, Oran Milo Roberts, J.C. Robertson, Joel D. Sayers, John Salmon "Rip" Ford, Edward Clark, Benjamin and Henry Eustace McCulloch, David Emanuel Twiggs, Joseph L. Hogg, Samuel A. Maverick, Pryor Lea, William Polk "Gotch" Hardeman, George M. Flournoy, John A. Wharton, John Ireland, Isham Chisum, Santos Benavides, John Henry Brown, Horace Randall, Howell Cobb, William Beck Ochiltree, William R. "Dirty Shirt" Scurry, Thomas N. Waul, Sackfield Maclin, John H. Reagan, Tandy Walker, W.P. Rogers and others. The records of the Convention of 1866 consist of constitutional amendments, ordinances, committee reports, resolutions, and appropriations, dating 1866. Record forms are both printed and handwritten with the latter predominating. Subjects include: Congressional districting, Native American depredations, abolition of slavery, African-American franchise, judiciary reform, war debts, county loans to business and industry, elections, back pay for Texas State Troops, the validity of secession and acts of the legislature from 1861-1865 and an appropriation for the relief of Margaret Moffette Lea Houston, widow of Sam Houston. Prominent individuals associated with the records are James Webb Throckmorton, Albert Hamilton Latimer, Hinche Parham Mabry, John Hancock, John Ireland, Hardin R. Runnels, James Wilson Henderson, Daniel Murchison, Isaiah Addison Paschal and Edmund J. Davis. The records of the Convention of 1868-1869 contain declarations, resolutions, constitutional amendments, petitions, committee reports (majority and minority), State Treasurer's reports, oaths, executive messages, correspondence and a schedule of mileage, dating 1867-1871 and undated. Subjects include the judiciary, railroads, ferries and bridges, creation of new counties and relocation of county boundaries or seats, bankruptcy and imprisonment for debt, internal improvements, incorporations and charters, loyalty (ironclad) oaths, lawlessness and crime, franchise, lease of the penitentiary, homesteading, the division of Texas, education, bounties for Union soldiers, mineral rights and constitutional revision. Finally, a small number of the records of the Convention of 1875 are present, documenting most of the activities of that body during that year. Types of materials represented are ordinances, resolutions, articles, correspondence, committee reports and working papers, bids for printing, vouchers for postage, a contract and a petition. Subjects associated with the records are public schools, railroads, impeachment, homesteading, public lands and the General Land Office, the judiciary, suffrage, taxation and revenue, corporations and public printing of Convention proceedings. Persons associated with the records are Edward Bradford Pickett, John Henry Brown, John H. Reagan, John Salmon "Rip" Ford, E.S.C. Robertson, Joel W. Robertson, G.A. Sessions, Lawrence Sullivan Ross, John Wilkins Whitfield, William Pitt Ballinger and others
Copia exacta de la carta dirijida al Gobernador N. Ross, de Austin Texas, por los oficiales que pertenecieron al Regimiento de coraceros Mexicanos by Joaquin Delgado y Camacho( Book )

1 edition published in 1888 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Message of Gov. L.S. Ross to the Twentieth Legislature, special session by Texas( Book )

1 edition published in 1888 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.01 for Sul Ross, ... to 0.86 for Copia exac ...)

Alternative Names
Laurentius Sullivan Ross

Lawrence Sullivan Ross Amerikaans politicus (1838-1898)

Lawrence Sullivan Ross General, Universitäts-Präsident und der 20. Gouverneur von Texas

Lawrence Sullivan Ross US-amerikanesche Politiker

Ross, Sul 1838-1898

Росс, Лоуренс Салливан

Росс, Лоуренс Салліван Американський політик , генерал армії КША під час Громадянської війни , 19 -й губернатор Техасу , президент Сільськогосподарського і механічного коледжу Техасу.

لارنس سالیوان راس سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی



English (66)

The governor's stake : the parallel lives of two Texas governors : Richard Coke and Lawrence Sullivan Ross