[Transcript of Letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, May 13, 1835]

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Copy of transcript for a letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, in which Offitt provides details on settled and outstanding surveyor payments related to securing his land title. Offitt offers that Austin can payment until all documentation supporting Offitt's land titles meets Austin's satisfaction. [On the second page of the letter, there is an annotation by Stephen F. Austin noting that he chose to withhold payment until the Offitt sent him a receipt.]

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. July 12, 1835.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, in which Offitt provides details on settled and outstanding surveyor payments related to securing his land title. Offitt offers that Austin can payment until all documentation supporting Offitt's land titles meets Austin's satisfaction.
[On the second page of the letter, there is an annotation by Stephen F. Austin noting that he chose to withhold payment until the Offitt sent him a receipt.]

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217703

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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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  • July 12, 1835

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[Transcript of Letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, May 13, 1835], letter, July 12, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217703/: accessed February 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.