[Letter from Austin with Map]

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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

The Star of the Republic Museum is located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, and its mission is to collect and preserve material culture of the Texas Republic. The Star of the Republic Museum's digital collections include books, letters, manuscripts, portraits, maps, photographs, and an impressive variety of artifacts that includes furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, and looms.

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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.

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

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

The Star of the Republic Museum Objects Collection is presented by the Star of the Republic Museum and is comprised of thousands of museum artifacts. The museum, which is located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, has an impressive variety of items that 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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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836. [Letter from Austin with Map], letter, November 1, 1830; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31152/: accessed December 8, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.