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New Hampshire native and War of 1812 veteran Eleazar Louis Ripley Wheelock (1793-1847) brought his family to Texas in 1833. He established the town of Wheelock in what is now Robertson County and there served as a surveyor, land agent and commissioner, lawyer, rancher, farmer, Indian commissioner, and soldier.
The collection contains letters, survey field books, legal documents, and financial records related to the business activities of E. L. R. Wheelock and his family.
Texas Robertson Colony, Texas Robertson County, Surveys
DRT Collection at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, "Wheelock (Eleazar Louis Ripley) Papers, 1833-1875" (2020). Finding Aids: Guides to the Collection. 142.