sidebar menu icon

BIGELOW, HORATIO

BIGELOW, HORATIO (?–?). Horatio Bigelow, a member of the Long expedition, was one of the eleven men of the supreme council of the provisional government, which, on June 22, 1819, declared the province of Texas a free and independent republic. Sometime in August 1819, with Eli Harris, he edited the Nacogdoches Texas Republican. Apparently Bigelow was captured with James Longqv and other members of the expedition in 1821, but by 1829 he had returned to Nacogdoches, where he was associated with the Nacogdoches Mexican Advocate.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Douglas C. McMurtrie, "Pioneer Printing in Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 35 (January 1932). Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Notes and Fragments, January 1904. Dudley Goodall Wooten, ed., A Comprehensive History of Texas (2 vols., Dallas: Scarff, 1898; rpt., Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1986).
L. W. Kemp

Image Use Disclaimer

All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.

For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Handbook of Texas Online, L. W. Kemp, "Bigelow, Horatio," accessed July 22, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbi08.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.