[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, August 12, 1827]

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Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin in which Perry provides news of the family in Potosi, as well as, relays information from letters written by Thomas Leaming to the Austin brothers (in care of others) in regards to probate of their grandfathers estate and lawsuits involving claims to land in New Jersey.

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7 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. August 12, 1827.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin in which Perry provides news of the family in Potosi, as well as, relays information from letters written by Thomas Leaming to the Austin brothers (in care of others) in regards to probate of their grandfathers estate and lawsuits involving claims to land in New Jersey.

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7 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q415
  • Accession or Local Control No: e_sfa_01230
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217254

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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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  • August 12, 1827
  • July 18, 1827

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[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, August 12, 1827], letter, August 12, 1827; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217254/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.