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 Decade: 1830-1839
[Letter from Santa Anna ordering retreat of the Mexican Army, April 22, 1836]

[Letter from Santa Anna ordering retreat of the Mexican Army, April 22, 1836]

Date: April 22, 1836
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Description: Letter from Santa Anna: Santa Anna's military orders withdrawing Mexican troops from the San Jacinto battlefield, April 22, 1836.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, April 22, 1837]

[Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, April 22, 1837]

Date: April 22, 1834
Creator: Mexia, Charlotte
Description: Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, widow of Lorenzo de Zavala, dated April 22, 1837 from New Orleans. The letter refers to her sadness after her son Henry and many friends have left the city. Mrs. Zavala, with her three children and a servant, traveled from Texas to New Orleans on the schooner Flash, arriving March 20, 1837. She and Mrs. Mexia had been friends in Mexico in 1832. Mrs. Zavala and her children left New Orleans for New York on April 9, 1837, thirteen days before Mrs. Mexia wrote this letter to her. The letter also references Lorenzo de Zavala Jr., the son of Lorenzo de Zavala and stepson of Mrs. Emily de Zavala. Lorenzo, Jr. arrived in New Orleans from Texas on April 10, and sometime after April 22 left New Orleans for New York. Charlotte Mexia was married to Jose Antonio Mexia.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter from Alexandro Troncoso to Zavala, June 16, 1830]

[Letter from Alexandro Troncoso to Zavala, June 16, 1830]

Date: June 16, 1830
Creator: Troncoso, Alexandro
Description: Letter from Alexandro Troncoso to Zavala: Veracruz, June 16, 1830.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Receipt for corded batiste handkerchiefs]

[Receipt for corded batiste handkerchiefs]

Date: September 14, 1831
Creator: Roguin, A.
Description: A receipt for 14 cambric handerchiefs and other items.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter from Anthony Dey, May 5, 1834]

[Letter from Anthony Dey, May 5, 1834]

Date: May 5, 1834
Creator: Dey, Anthony
Description: Letter from Anthony Dey to unknown person: On granting 200 Poles to settle in Zavala's granted land between the Sabine River and the town of Nacogdoches. New York, May 5, 1834. Anthony Dey was the New York attorney for the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Permission from Alien Office allowing Zavala to embark, May 17, 1831]

[Permission from Alien Office allowing Zavala to embark, May 17, 1831]

Date: May 17, 1831
Creator: Alien Office
Description: Permission from Alien Office in Dover allowing Zavala to embark, signed by R. Childress. Dover, May 17, 1831.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Baptismal confirmation for Henry, Zavala's adopted son]

[Baptismal confirmation for Henry, Zavala's adopted son]

Date: June 21, 1832
Creator: Varela, Felix
Description: Baptismal confirmation which took place on May 7, 1832, for Emily West's son Henry, whom Lorenzo de Zavala adopted. Jose Trinidad Salgado as god parent.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Marriage certificate of Lorenzo de Zavala and Emily West, June 27, 1832]

[Marriage certificate of Lorenzo de Zavala and Emily West, June 27, 1832]

Date: June 27, 1832
Creator: Varela, Felix
Description: Marriage certificate of Lorenzo de Zavala and Emily West: New York, June 27, 1832.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Petition letter number 371]

[Petition letter number 371]

Date: May 28, 1835
Creator: General Land Office
Description: Petition letter number 371.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter with purchase receipt from Remigio Monjasas, November 1832]

[Letter with purchase receipt from Remigio Monjasas, November 1832]

Date: November 1832
Creator: Monjasas, Remigio
Description: Letter with purchase receipt from Remigio Monjasas. San Antonio, November 1832.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History