[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, February 16, 1836]

One of 91 letters in the series: Austin Papers: Series IV, 1834-1835 (1 of 2) available on this site.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, in which Austin reports on the progress of the cause of Texas Independence. Austin describes the support he received in Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee, including donations to cover the cost of arming and transporting army volunteers.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. February 16, 1836.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, in which Austin reports on the progress of the cause of Texas Independence. Austin describes the support he received in Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee, including donations to cover the cost of arming and transporting army volunteers.

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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_01615
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217626

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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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  • February 16, 1836

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[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, February 16, 1836], letter, February 16, 1836; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217626/: 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.