Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829; In Virtue of Which, Col. Stephen F. Austin Introduced and Settled Foreign Emigrants in Texas.  With an Explanatory Introduction.

Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829; In Virtue of Which, Col. Stephen F. Austin Introduced and Settled Foreign Emigrants in Texas. With an Explanatory Introduction.

Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Description: This document includes an Introduction and an Advertisement written by Stephen F. Austin giving a brief introduction of the history of Austin's Colony and background about the printed translations of the emigration laws, decrees, and contracts on colonization as well as correspondence between the Mexican government and Austin.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states.

Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states.

Date: 1882
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Description: Map shows early nineteenth century Texas colonies, towns, and physical features. Includes notes and list of land grant contractors with required number of families in each tract. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1,490,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Transcript of Copy of Letter of Agreement from Stephen F. Austin to the Governor of the Coahuila y Tejas, July 27, 1828]

[Transcript of Copy of Letter of Agreement from Stephen F. Austin to the Governor of the Coahuila y Tejas, July 27, 1828]

Date: July 27, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Description: Copy of transcript for a certified copy of Stephen F. Austin's agreement to the empresario contract approved by the Governor of Coahuila y Tejas. The Governor's Secretary, Juan Antonio Padilla, makes note to file the document in the appropriate place and supply Austin with a company for his security.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Letter from Austin with Map]

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Texian Loan Agreement

Texian Loan Agreement

Date: January 1, 1836
Creator: Republic of Texas
Description: Loan Certificate
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries