[Transcript of Letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, November 19, 1835]

One of 70 letters in the series: Austin Papers: Series IV, 1834-1835 (2 of 2) available on this site.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, in which the committee conveys their support for the cause of Texas independence and expresses their willingness to dispatch a brigade of able-bodied men to march to Texas if Austin and the Texas military leadership can find a way to address the cost of their journey and the inexperience of the volunteer brigade.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. November 19, 1835.

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Copy of transcript for a letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, in which the committee conveys their support for the cause of Texas independence and expresses their willingness to dispatch a brigade of able-bodied men to march to Texas if Austin and the Texas military leadership can find a way to address the cost of their journey and the inexperience of the volunteer brigade.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 2Q416
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth217752

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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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  • November 19, 1835

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[Transcript of Letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, November 19, 1835], letter, November 19, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth217752/: accessed April 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.