DescriptionFrancis Lubbock Signed Republic of Texas Scrip Partially printed DS "Francis R. Lubbock" as Comptroller, 1 page, 5.75" x 3", Houston, August 9, 1838, being a treasury payment fo military supplies made payable to the order of John B. Robinson in the amount of $50.00. Uncanceled, closely trimmed, and in near fine condition.
Lubbock was serving as Governor of Texas at the outbreak of the Civil War. He was an avid supporter of the Confederacy and worked to improve the states military capabilities. After his term of office ended , Lubbock enlisted in the military and was appointed lieutenant colonel and served as assistant adjutant general on the staff of Maj. Gen. John Bankhead Magruder. Lubbock would eventually Lubbock be appointed aide-de-camp to Jefferson Davis. As an expert on the Trans-Mississippi Department, he provided Davis detailed information on the war west of the Mississippi River. With the defeat of the South, Lubbock fled Richmond with Davis and was captured by federal authorities in Georgia.
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