Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General June 17th 1835

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Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas. Instructing Ugartechea to order the military commandants that, if found, Lorenzo de Zavala be forced to sail to Veracruz and also that General Mexía be taken into custody and securely transported to Veracruz. 6/17/1835 127/12, p. 90

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Cos, Martín Perfecto de June 17, 1835.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary and one other and was provided by Texas General Land Office to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1695 times , with 25 in the last month . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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Texas General Land Office

The Texas General Land Office contributes items from their Historic County Map Collection, ca. 1838-1939 ( 926 maps), Lorenzo de Zavala Online (13 items), and the O. Henry Collection (11 items). The historic county maps are cadastral (land ownership) maps, showing original surveys, usually made by virtue of a land grant, within a particular county in Texas. In Lorenzo de Zavala Online, see the Expediente of de Zavala's 1829 colonization contract, as well as correspondence to or from Jose Angel Navarro, Jose Domingo Ugartechea, Jose Maria Falcon, Martin Perfecto de Cos, Stephen F. Austin, Manuel de Mier y Teran, and Ramon Musquiz. As part of the O. Henry Collection, the General Land Office contributes maps drawn and signed by O. Henry, administrative records, newspaper clippings, a written account, and a land grant records.

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Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas.

Instructing Ugartechea to order the military commandants that, if found, Lorenzo de Zavala be forced to sail to Veracruz and also that General Mexía be taken into custody and securely transported to Veracruz.

6/17/1835 127/12, p. 90

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Matamoros, L.S., 2 pp.

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Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary

These materials from several diverse institutions come together in one virtual collection that highlights Lorenzo de Zavala's accomplishments and impact. This project is supported in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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  • June 17, 1835

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Cos, Martín Perfecto de. Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General June 17th 1835, letter, June 17, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5844/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas General Land Office.