[Transcript of Letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, March 11, 1830]

One of 95 letters in the series: Austin Papers: Series IV, 1830 available on this site.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morris informs Austin that he intends to settle in the Austin colony on land that Mr. Edwards is willing to sell to him. Morris also states that if the sea bluff property was been forfeited by the original grantee, he would prefer to purchase those lands over the land offered for sale by Mr. Edwards.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. March 11, 1830.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morris informs Austin that he intends to settle in the Austin colony on land that Mr. Edwards is willing to sell to him. Morris also states that if the sea bluff property was been forfeited by the original grantee, he would prefer to purchase those lands over the land offered for sale by Mr. Edwards.

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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_01387
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217406

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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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  • March 11, 1830

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[Transcript of Letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, March 11, 1830], letter, March 11, 1830; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217406/: 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.