[Transcript of Letters from Reason Mercer and Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden, March 17th, 1835]

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 letters addressed to Gail Borden, Jr.. The first letter appearing on the transcript is from Reason Mercer to Gail Borden in which Mercer requests that Borden send a copy of a deed for land purchased on behalf of Thomas H. Borden in Mercer's name. The second letter on the transcript is from Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden in which T. Borden also asks G. Borden to send Mercer the land deed. Additionally, T. Borden provides news regarding the labor situation and local events.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. March 17, 1835.

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Copy of transcript for letters addressed to Gail Borden, Jr.. The first letter appearing on the transcript is from Reason Mercer to Gail Borden in which Mercer requests that Borden send a copy of a deed for land purchased on behalf of Thomas H. Borden in Mercer's name. The second letter on the transcript is from Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden in which T. Borden also asks G. Borden to send Mercer the land deed. Additionally, T. Borden provides news regarding the labor situation and local events.

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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_01643
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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." The letters cover significant events in Texas history including its colonization; the events leading up to and including the Revolution; and the early months of the Republic of Texas; as well as information about the Austin family and their personal and business activities.

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  • March 17, 1835

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[Transcript of Letters from Reason Mercer and Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden, March 17th, 1835], letter, March 17, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth218161/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.