[Transcript of Letter from W. J. Russell to Guy M. Bryan, March 29, 1873]

One of 98 letters in the series: Austin Papers: Series III, 1837-1889 (2 of 2) available on this site.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from W. J. Russell to Guy M. Bryan, in which Russell provides requested information about the life of Stephen F. Austin and early Texas history, (before 1837).

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6 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. March 29, 1873.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from W. J. Russell to Guy M. Bryan, in which Russell provides requested information about the life of Stephen F. Austin and early Texas history, (before 1837).

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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_01186
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217213

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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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  • March 29, 1873

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[Transcript of Letter from W. J. Russell to Guy M. Bryan, March 29, 1873], letter, March 29, 1873; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217213/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.