[Transcript of Letter from Thomas G. Western to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, November 13, 1835]

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas G. Western to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, in which Western informs Austin that he is leaving to attend the Convention in San Felipe, where he will raise concerns regarding the governance of the colonies and abuse of power by members of the Texas Revolutionary Army in Goliad. Western reports that many inhabitants have fled Goliad to avoid oppression and abuse.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. November 13, 1835.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas G. Western to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, in which Western informs Austin that he is leaving to attend the Convention in San Felipe, where he will raise concerns regarding the governance of the colonies and abuse of power by members of the Texas Revolutionary Army in Goliad. Western reports that many inhabitants have fled Goliad to avoid oppression and abuse.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q416
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217745

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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 Thomas G. Western to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, November 13, 1835], letter, November 13, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217745/: 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.