[Transcript of letter from B. T. Archer to the editor of the Texas Republican, December 2, 1835]

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Copy of transcript for a letter from B. T. Archer to the editor of the Texas Republican, in which Archer has enclosed a copy of W. H. Wharton's letter to him dated November 28, 1835 for publication in the Texas Republican. In Wharton's letter he declines an appointment to be the Consultation Commissioner to the United States as he believes that Texas will not be able to obtain aid from the United States unless they fully declare independence from Mexico.

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6 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. December 2, 1835.

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  • Main Title: [Transcript of letter from B. T. Archer to the editor of the Texas Republican, December 2, 1835]
  • Series Title: Austin Papers: Series III, 1835

Description

Copy of transcript for a letter from B. T. Archer to the editor of the Texas Republican, in which Archer has enclosed a copy of W. H. Wharton's letter to him dated November 28, 1835 for publication in the Texas Republican. In Wharton's letter he declines an appointment to be the Consultation Commissioner to the United States as he believes that Texas will not be able to obtain aid from the United States unless they fully declare independence from Mexico.

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6 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q414
  • Accession or Local Control No: e_sfa_00909
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth216943

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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." The letters cover significant events in Texas history including its colonization; the events leading up to and including the Revolution; and the early months of the Republic of Texas; as well as information about the Austin family and their personal and business activities.

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  • December 2, 1835

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  • November 1835 - January 1836

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[Transcript of letter from B. T. Archer to the editor of the Texas Republican, December 2, 1835], letter, December 2, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth216943/: accessed February 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.