[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description

Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.

Physical Description

[2] p. : ill., map ; 11 cm.

Creation Information

Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836 November 1, 1830.

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Star of the Republic Museum

Located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, the Museum's mission is to collect and preserve material culture of the Texas Republic.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Austin with Map]
  • Added Title: Map of land surveys

Description

Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.

Physical Description

[2] p. : ill., map ; 11 cm.

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

From the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, these items (dating from 1700s-1800s) include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

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  • November 1, 1830

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  • Jan. 18, 2008, 5 a.m.

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  • March 3, 2010, 10:48 a.m.

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Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836. [Letter from Austin with Map], letter, November 1, 1830; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31152/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.