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Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary
- Expediente of Lorenzo de Zavala's 1829 colonization contract
Expediente of Lorenzo de Zavala's 1829 colonization contract texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5849/
- Stephen F. Austin to Lorenzo de Zavala, Minister of the Treasury
Transcribing his communication to the political chief of Texas relative to forwarding his map of Texas to the president of Mexico. Indicates that a copy of the map in English had been sent to Philadelphia for publication but that the version sent to Mexico was more complete and accurate.
7/23/1829 126/4, p. 34 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5847/
- [Lorenzo de Zavala’s empresario contract]
Terms and conditions of Lorenzo de Zavala's impresario contract. This copy dated 5/22/1830. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5854/
- Manuel de Mier y Terán, Commandant General, to Ramón Músquiz, Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar]
Acknowledging Músquiz' communication of 11/16/1830 and enclosing a copy of a Matamoros newspaper informing that Zavala had sold his colonization contract. Newspaper not found here. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5846/
- Ramón Músquiz, Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar, to Manuel de Mier y Terán, Commandant General
Acknowledging receipt of the newspaper containing the report that Zavala had illegally sold his contract and notifying him that it had been forwarded to the superior authorities. Indicates also that he had circulated to the authorities under his jurisdiction the communication of 12/31/1830 from the state government to Mier y Terán relative to the illegality of such sales and of the sale of any land to foreigners not naturalized in Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5845/
- Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas, Decree No. 250
Decree No. 250, Congress of Coahuila y Texas, dated January 27, 1834, granting an extension of four years for completion of the contracts of John McMullen and Lorenzo de Zavala. Transmitted by Seguín to the alcalde of Béxar. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5848/
- Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General June 17th 1835
Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas.
Instructing Ugartechea to order the military commandants that, if found, Lorenzo de Zavala be forced to sail to Veracruz and also that General Mexía be taken into custody and securely transported to Veracruz.
6/17/1835 127/12, p. 90 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5844/
- José María Falcón, Secretary of the State Government, to José Angel Navarro, Acting Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar]
Transcribing a communication from the minister of state and relations to the governor (6/6/1835) requiring him to notify Lorenzo de Zavala to proceed to Mexico City and give an account of his diplomatic mission to France, and also to deliver to him the enclosed document (not found here). This order and the document forwarded to the political chief. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5843/
- José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas to Ayuntamiento of Gonzales]
Ordering the apprehension of Lorenzo de Zavala and his party, reported to be at Columbia, and delivery to Capt. Antonio Tenorio at San Felipe de Austin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5852/
- Principal Commandant of Texas to various authorities of Texas
Ordering the apprehension of Lorenzo de Zavala and his party, reported to be at Columbia, and delivery of him to Capt. Antonio Tenorio at San Felipe de Austin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5853/
- José Angel Navarro, Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar, to José María Falcón, Secretary of the State Government
Acknowledging receipt of his communication of 7/20/1835 (Box 127:12, p. 92) in regard to Lorenzo de Zavala and informing that it and the enclosed document had been forwarded to the political chief of the department of the Brazos for delivery to Zavala, who was reported to be there. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5842/
- José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas to Political Chief at San Felipe de Austin]
Communicating the displeasure of the commandant general in regard to the non-cooperation by the authorities of Texas in complying with the order to apprehend Lorenzo de Zavala. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5851/
- Lorenzo de Zavala to Stephen F. Austin, November 30th 1835
Concerning a league of land for his family, the Consultation, and his general situation. Austin’s instruction to Gail Borden about Zavala’s land are included with this document. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5850/