Title: Signature page of the Secret Treaty of Velasco
Date: May 14, 1836
Collection: Paul C. Crusemann Collection
Signature page of the Secret Treaty of Velasco
Texas President David G. Burnet and Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna signed two treaties on May 14, 1836, following the Mexican army’s defeat at San Jacinto. The “secret” version promised Santa Anna’s immediate freedom with certain qualifications. Neither Texas nor Mexico honored the treaties.
Title: Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son
Author: Lorenzo de Zavala
Date: May 28, 1836
Collection: Lorenzo de Zavala Papers
Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son
Lorenzo de Zavala reports to his son that he has agreed to escort Antonio López de Santa Anna from Texas to Vera Cruz, Mexico.