Manuel de Mier y Terán, Commandant General, to Ramón Músquiz, Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar]

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Acknowledging Músquiz' communication of 11/16/1830 and enclosing a copy of a Matamoros newspaper informing that Zavala had sold his colonization contract. Newspaper not found here.

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Mier y Terán, Manuel de December 18, 1830.

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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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Acknowledging Músquiz' communication of 11/16/1830 and enclosing a copy of a Matamoros newspaper informing that Zavala had sold his colonization contract. Newspaper not found here.

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Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary

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  • December 18, 1830

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Mier y Terán, Manuel de. Manuel de Mier y Terán, Commandant General, to Ramón Músquiz, Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar], letter, December 18, 1830; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5846/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas General Land Office.