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  Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
 Decade: 1840-1849
The Weekly Times. (Houston, Tex.), Ed. 1 Thursday, June 4, 1840
Tri-weekly newspaper from Houston, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with some advertising. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth236362/
The Weekly Times. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 30, 1840
Tri-weekly newspaper from Houston, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with some advertising. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth236361/
[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan in which Hammeken recounts events from Hammeken's long acquaintance with Stephen F. Austin. Subjects include: Hammeken's plan to help Austin escape from one of several prisons where he was detained, Austin's views on statehood and independence, Austin's death, and general reflections on Austin's character. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth218091/
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed, June 25, 1841]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed concerning timber Reed illegally took from [Perry's] land. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth218090/
[Transcript of memorandum of claims made by M. Pease, March 5, 1841]
Copy of transcript for a memorandum of claims made by M. Pease with regard to Stephen F. Austin's estate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216818/
[Transcript of petition from Philip S. Whitesid, March 4, 1843]
Copy of transcript for a petition from Philip S. Whiteside filed by his attorney, J.W. Norris, to the Judge of the Third Judicial District of the Republic of Texas, in which Whiteside asks for a judgement on D. B. Madden who has refused to pay his debt to Whiteside. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216816/
[Transcript of statement of abandonned land that be granted to other immigrants, October 15, 1840]
Copy of transcript for a statement that land abandoned by Bluford Brooks in 1825 can granted to other immigrants. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216318/
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, April 12, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry requesting papers to begin a biography of Stephen F. Austin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216319/
[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, [1847]]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to James F. Perry discussing her return journey home and reminding James of items he and others need to attend to while she is away. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216325/
[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan, May 8, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan giving information about the history of Moses Austin and his various land holdings. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216322/
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, April 25, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry discussing the biography of Stephen F. Austin, rumors that Stephen F. Austin was bribed by the Mexican government, and her mistrust of Samuel Houston. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216321/
[Transcript of letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, March 23, 1844]
Copy of transcript for letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry. Holley writes to Perry proposing to write a memoir or biography of Stephen F. Austin, as well as sends her regrets for not visiting her while in Texas. Perry responds with an approval of the biography project, but feels that writing a more complete version of early Texas history ought to wait out of respect for parties involved. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216320/
[Transcript of list of papers left with Hempstead and Johnson, June 3, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a list of papers left with Hempstead and Johnson by Guy M. Bryan. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216324/
[Transcript of copy of agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan and Hempstead and Johnson Esq., June 6, 1844]
Copy of transcript for an agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan, Samuel Hempstead and Robert W. Johnson concerning the division of James Bryan's New Madrid claims amongst his heirs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216323/
[Transcript of minutes of Indignation Meeting held by citizens of Nacogdoches, June 16, 1845]
Copy of transcript for meeting minutes of an Indignation Meeting, attended by a large number of citizens of Nacogdoches County. A committee is appointed from those in attendance to draft resolutions regarding negotiations of statehood with the United States and relations with Mexico. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217195/
[Transcript of copy of agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan and Hempstead and Johnson Esq., June 6, 1844]
Copy of transcript for an agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan, Samuel Hempstead and Robert W. Johnson concerning the division of James Bryan's New Madrid claims amongst his heirs. This a copy of a copy of a transcript of the agreement. This copy is faded and difficult to read. (See relation field for the original copy of the transcript of the document.) texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217192/
[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan, May 8, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan, in which Perry provides a short biography of Bryan's grandfather, as well as, advice regarding business and legal matters. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217191/
[Transcript of Letter from Abner S. Lipscomb to Col. James Perry, June 16, 1846]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Abner S. Lipscomb to Col. James Perry, inquiring as to Perry's willingness to sell property to Lipscomb's mother-in-law. Lipscomb also requests permission to remove cedar timber on Perry's property for use as pickets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217197/
[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry in which Holley provides a cursory inventory of the documentation she has collected in order to write the biography of Stephen F. Austin. Holley requests that Perry locate any additional personal papers belonging to Stephen F. Austin that document the early years (1821-1831). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217190/
[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, August 24, 1846]
Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie provides news on several legal affairs including the transfer of several Empresario land suits to Travis County for trial and Gillespie's efforts to address ongoing business matters in Bastrop. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217198/
[Transcript of Letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant, March 4, 1845]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant in which Howard, on behalf of the Galveston Lyceum, proposes to commemorate the birth day of Stephen F. Austin in the calender. Howard appeals to Bryant for additional information about Austin that are not included in histories of the country. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217194/
[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, October, 28, 1846]
Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie reports to Perry on the outcome of several civil cases involving land titles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217199/
[Transcript of Letter from [James F. Perry] to William W. Hunter, May 30, 1846]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to William W. Hunter in which the author informs Hunter that a receipt for the cost of the two tracts of land purchased, plus interest, must be signed by a third party before Hunter receives the land title. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217196/
[Transcript of list of legal papers left with Hempstead and Johnson, June 3, 1844]
Copy of transcript of a list of legal documents pertaining to settlements over New Madrid claims. This document is faded and difficult to read. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217193/
[Transcript of Letter from James Webb to James F. Perry, September 5, 1848]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Webb to James F. Perry, in which Webb provides information requested by Perry regarding the Supreme Court opinion in the case of Perry vs. Sam Houston. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217210/
[Transcript of Letter from John W. Hall to Phillop Avrett, June 5, 1842]
Copy of transcript for a letter from John W. Hall to Phillop Avrett regarding an ownership dispute over three slaves. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217185/
[Transcript of Letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, September 16, 1841]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Haml White to James F. Perry requesting the ability to pay off cash debts owed to Perry by bartering corn, horses, and one slave. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217182/
[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to A. Somerville, June 18, 1841]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to A. Somerville regarding the collection of a note Perry holds on Benjamin Tennell. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217181/
[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, April 12, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry requesting papers that document the life of Stephen F. Austin for the purpose of writing his biography. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217187/
[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Horatio Chrisman, March 28, 1841]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Horatio Chrisman regarding a land purchase Robert Stevenson wishes to make. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217180/
[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, April 25, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, in which Holley makes a second appeal to Perry for assistance in gathering materials to create an authoritative history of the Republic of Texas and the role of Stephen F. Austin in its founding and preservation. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217188/
[Transcript of Letter from Basil G. Ijams to James F. Perry, February 14, 1843]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Basil G. Ijams to Mr. James F. Perry regarding lands Perry sold in Colorado County for taxes owed. The letter, written on behalf of Austin Bryant, informs Perry that Bryant wishes to retroactively adjust taxes owed based on the value of Texas money at the time the lands were sold. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217184/
[Transcript of an Extract of a Letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, April 25, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, in which Burnet describes his ideas of Stephen F. Austin. Burnet praises Austin's character and offers an explanation for Austin's name slipping into relative obscurity among younger Texans, while Sam Houston rose in popularity. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217189/
[Transcript of document containing descriptions of events that occurred during 1836, April 4, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a document that records several anecdotes of events that took place in 1836, as described by Lamar (prior to his commission as Major General of the Texas army). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217186/
[Transcript of land agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, April 27, 1842]
Copy of transcript for an agreement for land sold by Stephen F. Austin to Barnard E. Bee on November 25, 1836. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217024/
[Transcript of letter from Josiah J. Crosby to Jerome B. Robertson, March 8, 1841]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Josiah J. Crosby to Jerome B. Robertson transferring slaves to Jerome B. Robertson as a result of a court decision in the case of Crosby vs. Felix Houston. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217179/
[Transcript of invoice of money paid back to William Dall from Stephen F. Austin's estate, August 1, 1840]
Copy of transcript for an invoice for money paid back to William Dall from Stephen F. Austin's estate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217009/
[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, October 1, 1847]
Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that he received his letter which addresses allegations the late Judge John P. Coles filed against Perry before his death. Gillespie also tells Perry that the original bill filed by Coles cannot be found and the case will likely be postponed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217205/
[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, April 10, 1847]
Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that the Supreme Court is not likely to reach a verdict on the Empresario case within a desirable time frame, and that there is likely to be an upcoming trial regarding Judge Coles estate. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217202/
[Transcript of an excerpt of a document written by Sam M. Williams, March 20, 1847]
Copy of transcript for an excerpt of a document written by Sam M. Williams, in which Williams describes Stephen F. Austin's struggle with a severe case of Bilious fever in the fall of 1829. Williams also relays Austin's concern for poor Mexicans suffering from illness. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217201/
[Transcript of Letter from William Cannon to J. F. Perry, October 30, 1846]
Copy of transcript for a letter from William Cannon to J. F. Perry, in which Cannon requests Perry's terms for selling a piece of land. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217200/
[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217204/
[Transcript of Letter to George L. Hammeken, June 9, 1848]
Copy of transcript for a letter to George L. Hammeken, in which the sender describes the provenance of the seven-hundred dollars that were originally enclosed in the letter, and provides a list of items that Mrs. Perry wants Hammeken to purchase and/or have made, including a wax impression of Gen. Austin's seal which Mrs. Perry wants to have engraved on the items she has requested. Lastly, there are further directions for any remaining sum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217209/
[Transcript of Letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, January 20, 1848]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, in which White informs Perry that he does not have cash but would like to settle his debt to Perry either by handing over his home or by paying in negro slaves. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217206/
[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, May 6, 1847]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, in which Perry offers to sell the land that Sims currently lives on to him for one dollar per acre - to be paid in part with negro slaves at cash price and in part in cash. Perry also informs Sims that the court case involving the land in question has not been decided upon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217203/
[Transcript of Letter from José Antonio Navarro to Guy M. Bryan, March 18, 1848]
Copy of transcript for a letter from José Antonio Navarro to Guy Morrison Bryan, on March 18, 1848, asking for historical documents relating to the character and movements of Stephen F. Austin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217207/
[Transcript of Letter from José Antonio Navarro to Guy M. Bryan, March 18, 1848]
Copy of transcript for a letter from José Antonio Navarro to Guy Morrison Bryan, on March 18, 1848, asking for historical documents relating to the character and movements of Stephen F. Austin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217208/
[Transcript of Memorandum Regarding Vacated Land, October 15, 1840]
Copy of transcript for a memorandum, on October 15, 1840, declaring the land previously owned by Bluford Brooks vacant and ready to be granted to other emigrants. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217178/
[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis and Albert Huth, October 11, 1847]
Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert [Huth] questioning why he has not received responses yet. Included is a copy of a letter from the widow of Anton Gsell certifying that she is, in fact, his widow. He also mentioned a new law that would restrict who could deal with the immigration business. Signed by Huth on October 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth188931/
[Letter regarding colonization in Texas, November 16, 1844]
Letter regarding colonization in Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth188365/
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