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Henderson, James Pinckney 1808-1858

Works: 50 works in 58 publications in 2 languages and 226 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Treaties  Archives  Portraits  Commercial treaties 
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Classifications: KF902,
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Papers by James Pinckney Henderson( )
1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter from the governor of Texas at Austin, Texas, to General Z[achary] Taylor, commanding the Army of Occupation, asserting their joint responsibility for the arrangement for cessation of hostilities and for terms granted the Mexican garrison. Endorsement by Gen. Taylor
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.] by Texas( )
1 edition published in 1847 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Four letters from J. Pinckney Henderson by Martha Anne Turner( )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
San Jacinto prisoners of war collection ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters, orders, petitions, affadavits, and reports
Texas Legation (U.S.) correspondence by Texas( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Texas legation in Washington, D.C., headed by a Minister Plenipotentiary, conducted diplomacy between the Republic of Texas and the United States. Records of the legation document that diplomatic business, consisting of correspondence (272 items) and an index, dating 1835-1839, 1841, 1843-1845, and undated, bulk 1836-1839. Subjects include U.S. recognition of Texas independence, proposals for annexation of Texas to the U.S., boundary issues, Native Americans, the slave trade, relations with Mexico (including the repudiated public and secret Treaties of Velasco), the Texas Navy, financial arrangements for loans, bonds, queries regarding land claims, emigration plans, news of relatives supposedly in Texas, etc. Correspondents of particular note are Stephen F. Austin (as Secretary of State of the Republic); succeeding Secretaries of State from Texas, including James Pinckney Henderson and R.A. Irion; John Forsyth (Secretary of State for the U.S.); James Treat (diplomatic agent for the Republic of Texas to Mexico); William H. Wharton (first minister plenipotentiary of the Texas legation); succeeding Texas ministers plenipotentiary Memucan Hunt and Anson Jones; agents and personnel of the Texas Navy; financial agents for Texas; and persons of note, such as Samuel F.B. Morse, Joel Poinsett, Robert Triplett, Thomas Toby (acting with his brother Samuel, as Toby and Brother Company), Branch T. Archer, Thomas Jefferson Chambers, Samuel May Williams, W. Fairfax Gray, and G.W. Hockley. The alphabetical index links correspondents to page numbers assigned to the Legation correspondence. For later Texas legation correspondence (1839-1845) see the Andrew Jackson Houston collection. The notes in the inventory are full of references to the following: Austin Papers (Barker, Eugene C., editor, "The Austin Papers," October 1834-January 1837, The University of Texas, 1927); Garrison (George Garrison, editor, "Diplomatic Correspondence of the Republic of Texas," Washington, Government Printing Office, 1908-1911, 3 volumes); and Streeter (Thomas W. Streeter, "Bibliography of Texas, 1795-1845," Research Publications, 1983); also Sloan (the original inventory compiled by Dorothy Sloan, October 2004, on which most of the individual document Notes and Contents descriptions are based)
Washington Daniel Miller papers by W. D Miller( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Washington Daniel Miller, attorney, newspaper publisher, state representative, Texas Secretary of State, and private secretary to Sam Houston, participated in Texas politics and government beginning in the Republic of Texas through the Civil War. Papers are correspondence, legal documents, and artifacts of Washington Daniel Miller, dating from 1832 to 1889, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1832 to 1869. A few of the papers are from Lafayette K. Miller, brother to W.D. Miller. Subjects covered include the Republic of Texas, annexation, statehood, and the Civil War. Correspondents include Sam Houston, James Pinckney Henderson, Anson Jones, and George T. Wood. Also included are legal documents regarding Juan Nepomuceno Cortina
Article of agreement between P. Henderson and Phelps : Republic of Texas, County of San Augustine by James Pinckney Henderson( Book )
1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Terms of capitulation of the city of Monterey by Zachary Taylor( )
1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Terms of surrender of Monterey, 24 September 1846, signed by Pedro Ampudia, W.J. Worth, J. Pinckney Henderson, Jefferson Davis, and approved by Zachary Taylor; a stipple engraving of Zachary Taylor accompanies the document
Governor's message to the Legislature of the State of Texas. Read the 16th December, 1847 by James Pinckney Henderson( Book )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Houston Endowment Texana collection ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence, financial and legal documents, printed materials, photographs and illustrations (1805-1936) comprise this collection of Texana accumulated in part by Emil Hurja and purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Jesse H. Jones for the San Jacinto Museum of History. Correspondents include William Barret Travis, W.C. Swearingen, Edmund Pendleton Gaines, Robert Todd Lytle, Memucan Hunt, A. McCurdy, James Pinckney Henderson, David G. Burnet, Albert Sidney Johnston, Barnard E. Bee, John J. Crittenden, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Daniel Webster, Thomas J. Rusk, J. Antonio Navarro, Francis R. Lubbock, William Pinckney McLean, J.W. Throckmorton, Jose Maria Giron, Pedro de Ampudia, Francisco de P. Morales, Zachary Taylor, John Ellis Wool, Sam Houston, Peter Hagner, Antonio López de Santa Anna, and the publishing firm Blair and Rives. Printed materials include an article on Texas by S.B. Maxey and the Speech of Mr. Winthrop, of Massachusetts, on the annexation of Texas. Portraits are of John H. Reagan, Sam Houston, David B. Culberson, W.H. Martin, Thomas P. Ochiltree, Louis T. Wigfall, Antonio López de Santa Anna, M.B. Menard, Stephen F. Austin, James Bowie, James Winright Flanagan, Morgan C. Hamilton, T.A. Howard, Memucan Hunt, Albert Sidney Johnston, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Francis R. Lubbock, S.B. Maxey, and John Tyler
Department of State diplomatic correspondence by Texas (Republic)( )
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Diplomatic correspondence was created in the course of conducting diplomacy between the Republic of Texas and other nations (the United States of America, England, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, the Hanse towns (or Hanseatic League), Spain, the Papal States, Mexico, and the rebellious Mexican state of Yucatan). It consists of correspondence between the Republic of Texas' Department of State and diplomatic and consular representatives, both Texan and foreign, dating 1831-1832, 1835-1846, and undated. This correspondence documents the attempts, both successful and unsuccessful, by which Texas sought recognition, aid, and annexation into the Union. The letter books contain copies of both incoming and outgoing correspondence, and document negotiations for loans, and treaties of commerce and recognition, particularly a treaty with Mexico. U.S. diplomatic correspondence discusses Indian affairs, recognition and annexation of Texas by the United States, negotiations for loans, settlement of claims between the two countries, negotiations for duties, extradition, boundaries, and general information on relations with the United States and activities there as reported by the commissioners. English diplomatic correspondence discusses instructions from the Secretary of State to Texas representatives and their reports of activities back to him, claims against Texas for captured British vessels, commercial agreements, recognition of Texas independence, relations with Mexico, protection of British subjects in Texas, slavery and the slave trade, the Texas blockade of Mexican ports, and Texas' annexation to the United States. French diplomatic correspondence discusses instructions of the Department of State to its agents, letters of appointment, attempts to obtain commercial treaties, recognition of Texas independence by the French government, negotiations for a treaty of recognition with Spain, attempts to have France negotiate a treaty of peace and recognition between Texas and Mexico, and establishment of regular mail service between France and Texas. Correspondence relating to the diplomatic relations with Belgium, the Netherlands, Hanse towns, and Spain discusses the recognition of Texas in these countries and Texas' attempts to obtain treaties of amity and commerce. Correspondence relating to the diplomatic relations with Mexico discusses attempts to negotiate a treaty with Mexico, Mexican invasions of Texas, Texas prisoners in Mexico, negotiations with Yucatan for use of the Texas Navy, and the treaty of peace between Yucatan and Mexico; also, a few documents relate to domestic affairs, particularly Indian relations and the depreciation of Texas currency. Correspondence relating to the diplomatic relations with Yucatan includes the treaty by which Texas agreed to furnish naval support to Yucatan's revolution. Correspondents include Republic of Texas Secretaries of State Samuel P. Carson, Stephen F. Austin, James P. Henderson, Robert A. Irion, Barnard Bee, James Webb, David G. Burnet, Abner S. Lipscomb, Joseph Waples, Anson Jones, Ebenezer C. Allen, and Ashbel Smith; Republic of Texas President Mirabeau B. Lamar; Texas Minister to the United States Richard G. Dunlap; Texas chargés d'affaires to the United States James Reily, Joseph Eve, Isaac Van Zandt, and Charles H. Raymond; Texas Commissioners to the United States William H. Wharton and Memucan Hunt; Texas chargé d'affaires to France George S. McIntosh; Texas chargé d'affaires to the Netherlands, Belgium, and the Hanseatic League, W. Henry Daingerfield; Texas diplomatic agent to Mexico James Treat; Republic of Texas financial agent James Hamilton; Texas Commodore Edwin W. Moore; U.S. Secretaries of State John Forsyth and John C. Calhoun; U.S. chargé d'affaires to the Republic of Texas Andrew J. Donelson; U.S. Senator Silas Wright Jr. (who supported Texas annexation); British Foreign Secretaries Viscount Palmerston (Henry John Temple) and the Earl of Aberdeen (George Hamilton Gordon); British chargé d'affaires to Texas Sir Charles Elliott; British minister to Mexico Richard Pakenham; French Foreign Ministers Count Molé (Louis Mathieu), and Francois Guizot; French chargés d'affaires Alphonse de Saligny and Jules Edouard de Cramayel; Mexican President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs Joaquin G. Rejon; and Colonel Martin F. Pereza of the Yucatan
Irion Family papers ( )
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Correspondence, legal and financial documents, medical documents, photographs, broadsides, notes, certificates, and printed items
Papers by Irion family( )
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Correspondence, legal and financial documents, medical documents, photographs, broadsides, notes, certificates, and printed items
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Henderson, J. Pinckney (James Pinckney), 1808-1858
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