[Transcript of Letter from Robert H. Williams to Stephen F. Austin, May 18, 1828]

One of 105 letters in the series: Austin Papers: Series IV, 1828-1829 available on this site.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Robert H. Williams to Stephen F. Austin, in which Williams reports that one of his slaves has runaway. Williams appeals to Austin to pass on the description of the slave and the advertisement offering a reward for anyone who catches him.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Robert H. Williams to Stephen F. Austin, in which Williams reports that one of his slaves has runaway. Williams appeals to Austin to pass on the description of the slave and the advertisement offering a reward for anyone who catches him.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q415
  • Accession or Local Control No: e_sfa_01301
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217324

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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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[Transcript of Letter from Robert H. Williams to Stephen F. Austin, May 18, 1828], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217324/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.