The University of Texas at Austin
Shackles chain
Identifier: TMC_0040
Title: Shackles chain
Description: Shackle chain is made of ten forged iron links. The tenth link is open at one end. Shackles purportedly used by Samuel Maverick (1803-1870). Identified in 1978 by Maury Maverick, Jr. (great grandson) as chain worn by Samuel Maverick when he was in Perote Prison, Mexico from 1842-43.
Country: Republic of Texas
Date: circa 1842-1843
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 24 [Metric, Rm C 5.4]
Format: shackle
Size: 160cm L: each link 17.5cm L x x 6.5 cm W x i cm H
Other ID: TMM 1721-273
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century