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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Edward Burleson, Sr., Papers, 1835-1853, 1922



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Burleson, Edward, 1798-1851
Title: Edward Burleson, Sr., papers
Dates: 1835-1853, 1922
Abstract: Correspondence, deeds, legal documents, and article of agreement concern the career of Edward Burleson, Sr.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01238
Extent: 19 items
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Edward Burleson, Sr. (1798-1851), member of Stephen Fuller Austin's second colony; military commander at San Jacinto, in the Cherokee War, and during the Mexican War; and politician who served as vice president of the Republic of Texas (1841) and state senator (1846-1851).

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, deeds, legal documents, and article of agreement concern the career of Edward Burleson, Sr. The papers relate to Texan military activities before and during 1836, the Cherokee War, the Mexican War, and slave transactions. A letter from David S. Kaufman to General Burleson concerns Kaufman's reelection to the Texas Congress and request for Burleson to support his election as Speaker. Five items are original documents, and the rest are copies.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Burleson, Edward, 1798-1851
Kaufman, David S. (David Spangler), 1813-1851
Family Names
Burleson family
Subjects
Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836)

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Related Materials

See also the Aaron Burleson Genealogy. See also the Edward Burleson Jr. Papers. See also the Emma Kyle Burleson Scrapbook. See also the Albert Sidney Burleson Papers. See also the Adele Steiner Burleson Papers. See also the David Crockett Burleson Family Papers. See also the Jonathan Burleson Papers. See also the Richard Byrd Burleson Papers. See also the Rufus Columbus Burleson Papers.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Edward Burleson, Sr., Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2B158 [SRH1230005158] Letters, 1835-1836, 1838-1839, 1842, 1922
Legal documents and accounts, 1837-1840, 1853, undated
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3S167 [SRH1230029578] Oversize deeds, 1839, 1844
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2B158 [SRH1230005158] [2009-047]
Letter, David S. Kaufman to Burleson, September 16, 1839

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