Early Texas Documents

The following are among the most referenced of early Texas documents. They have earned a prominent place in the rich history of Texas in the ninteenth century.

Travis’ Appeal from the Alamo
February 24, 1836

Texas Declaration of Independence
March 2, 1836

Treaty of Velasco
(including Spanish transcription)
May 14, 1836

Resolution Annexing Texas to the United States
March 1, 1845

Texas Ordinance of Secession
February 2, 1861

About Lyman

Lyman Hardeman has held a deep interest in Texas history. He spent his youth in College Station, Texas and received a degree in Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M in 1966. In 1995, Lyman created Lone Star Junction, a popular Texas history website that later merged with TexasProud.com. Lyman is a life member of the Texas State Historical Association and the author of Texas A&M The First 25 Years.