[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin regarding investment in California]

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 Stephen F. Austin, in which he forwards a letter he had previously written to colleagues in Missouri regarding investment opportunities in California. Austin further proposes that the Mexican government, as part of broader colonization efforts, complete construction of a canal or wagon road that connects the Colorado River in California to the Missouri River.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. [1828?].

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, in which he forwards a letter he had previously written to colleagues in Missouri regarding investment opportunities in California. Austin further proposes that the Mexican government, as part of broader colonization efforts, complete construction of a canal or wagon road that connects the Colorado River in California to the Missouri River.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q415
  • Accession or Local Control No: e_sfa_01370
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217389

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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 Stephen F. Austin regarding investment in California], letter, [1828?]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217389/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.