- Annual Meeting
- Get Involved
WAPLES, JOSEPH (1798–1846). Joseph Waples, Republic of Texas official, was born in Delaware in 1798. He came to Texas in 1838 and in 1839 was in charge of removing the archives from Houston to Austin, a fifteen-day task for which he received thirty dollars. He was chief clerk in the Texas Department of State before he joined the Snively expedition of 1843. He was a Mason. Waples died in Houston on August 12, 1846.
Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register, August 19, 1846. Amelia W. Williams and Eugene C. Barker, eds., The Writings of Sam Houston, 1813–1863 (8 vols., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1938–43; rpt., Austin and New York: Pemberton Press, 1970).
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.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "WAPLES, JOSEPH," accessed November 17, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwa48.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Modified on July 31, 2017. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.