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  Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
 County: Orleans Parish, LA
 Decade: 1840-1849
[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]

[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]

Date: February 28, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of memorandum of claims made by M. Pease, March 5, 1841]

[Transcript of memorandum of claims made by M. Pease, March 5, 1841]

Date: March 5, 1841
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a memorandum of claims made by M. Pease with regard to Stephen F. Austin's estate.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, March 23, 1844]

[Transcript of letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, March 23, 1844]

Date: March 23, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, April 12, 1844]

[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, April 12, 1844]

Date: April 12, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan, May 8, 1844]

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan, May 8, 1844]

Date: May 8, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of land agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, April 27, 1842]

[Transcript of land agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, April 27, 1842]

Date: April 27, 1842
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement for land sold by Stephen F. Austin to Barnard E. Bee on November 25, 1836.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of an Extract of a Letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, April 25, 1844]

[Transcript of an Extract of a Letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, April 25, 1844]

Date: April 25, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]

[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]

Date: May 19, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: 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).
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan, May 8, 1844]

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Guy M. Bryan, May 8, 1844]

Date: May 8, 1844
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter from Illies & Co. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 13, 1849]

[Letter from Illies & Co. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 13, 1849]

Date: October 13, 1849
Creator: Illies & Co.
Description: Letter from Illies & Co. to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth sympathizing with Huth's hard times, giving his negative opinion of Castro, discussing the great sums of money Castro owes him and asking if Huth can prevent the colonists from cutting down pecan trees that need centuries to grow. Signed Illies & Co. on October 13, 1849 in New Orleans.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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