[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830]

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Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in Perry explains the difficulties he is having in settling his business matters before moving to Texas, asks for Stephen's advice on completing the indenture forms for his slaves, and questions why Stephen was not more vocal about which tracts of land he had reserved for the Perrys.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. July 18, 1830.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in Perry explains the difficulties he is having in settling his business matters before moving to Texas, asks for Stephen's advice on completing the indenture forms for his slaves, and questions why Stephen was not more vocal about which tracts of land he had reserved for the Perrys.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q412
  • Accession or Local Control No: e_sfa_00220
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth216287

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Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers

Personal and official records of Moses Austin and his son Stephen F. Austin, also known as "The Father of Texas." They cover significant events in Texas history, from colonization and the revolution to the early Republic of Texas.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from James Perry to Stephen F. Austin, on July 18, 1830, mentioning the birth of a son, and his attempts to finish his business before moving to Texas.

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  • July 18, 1830

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  • 1829 - 1830

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[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830], letter, July 18, 1830; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216287/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.