1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Galveston (Tex.)--History.

  1. Luis Aury papers, 1801-1911

    62 items. 1 container. 0.25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    French privateer and governor of an independent republic which he established in Galveston, Texas. Correspondence, legal records, and other papers relating to Aury's experiences as a member of French naval forces sent to Hispaniola in 1802, corsair conducting raids on English and Spanish ships in the Caribbean Sea, naval commander for the United Provinces of Rio del Plata (Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata), and governor of an independent republic in Galveston, Texas.