[Transcript of incomplete letter to James Austin, July 9, 1800]

One of 144 letters in the series: Austin Papers: Series II, Part I, 1794-1817 available on this site.

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Copy of transcript of an incomplete letter addressed to James Austin, from an unnamed author. In this letter, sent from New Haven, the author discuses Moses Austin's debt to him.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. July 9, 1800.

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Copy of transcript of an incomplete letter addressed to James Austin, from an unnamed author. In this letter, sent from New Haven, the author discuses Moses Austin's debt to him.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q412
  • Accession or Local Control No: e_sfa_00018
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth216093

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Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers

The Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers consist primarily of the personal and official records of Moses Austin (1761-1821), and his son Stephen F. Austin (1793-1836) who carried out his father's plan for the Anglo colonization of Mexican Texas. Included is material related to the history and early peregrinations of the Austin family, especially their years in Missouri; their business activities, including the lead mines, store and banking investments; the pursuit of both men for permission to colonize and Stephen F. Austin's management of the resulting colony; the events leading up to the Texas Revolution and then the Revolution itself; and the first few months of the Republic of Texas. There is also a small cache of later family correspondence on historical topics.

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  • July 9, 1800

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  • 1782 - 1800

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  • April 16, 2012, 5:53 p.m.

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[Transcript of incomplete letter to James Austin, July 9, 1800], letter, July 9, 1800; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216093/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.