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[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830]

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830]

Date: July 18, 1830
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in Perry explains the difficulties he is having in settling his business matters before moving to Texas, asks for Stephen's advice on completing the indenture forms for his slaves, and questions why Stephen was not more vocal about which tracts of land he had reserved for the Perrys.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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