Signer of the Texas Declaration

    Charles S. Taylor Document Signed, one page on "Sello Tercero" paper, 8.5" x 12", Nacogdoches, February 13, 1835. Taylor signs "Carlos S. Taylor" as witness on a promissory note payable to Elisha Roberts by Vital Flores (who also signs) in the amount of two hundred and fifteen pesos and seventy seven cents. The debt is to be paid in full within a year, with interest incurred of seven percent. The document is also witnessed by Henry Teal. With light wear along the folds, otherwise near fine.
    Charles S. Taylor (1808-1865) served as a member of the Texas Revolutionary Correspondence and signed the Declaration of Independence as one of four representatives from Nacogdoches.

    Henry Teal (ca. 1800-1837) served as Thomas J. Rusk's second lieutenant at the siege of Bexar. After returning to East Texas in 1836, he recruited a company of forty men for the Texas army.

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