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Title: Governor Sam Houston records
Description: The governor of Texas is the chief executive officer of the state elected by citizens every four years. Sam Houston served as governor from December 21, 1859, to March 16, 1861. These records mainly document Governor Houston's term in office. Types of records are correspondence, petitions from citizens of various counties, memorandums, proclamations, broadsides, resolutions, requisitions, military orders, minutes, a letterpress book, messages to and from the Texas Senate and House of Representatives, clippings, and related records, dating from 1824 to 1862, bulk 1859-1861. The letterpress book of outgoing correspondence has been digitized and is part of the Texas Digital Archive.scope note from the abstract
Citation information: (Identify the item), Texas Governor Sam Houston records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: These records are arranged in chronological order, with undated material filed at the end. The original order is unknown.
Copyright information: Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Copyright information: The letterpress copybook is fragile and may not be photocopied.