Stephen F. Austin to Lorenzo de Zavala, Minister of the Treasury

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Transcribing his communication to the political chief of Texas relative to forwarding his map of Texas to the president of Mexico. Indicates that a copy of the map in English had been sent to Philadelphia for publication but that the version sent to Mexico was more complete and accurate. 7/23/1829 126/4, p. 34

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Austin, S. F. (Stephen F.) July 23, 1829.

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Transcribing his communication to the political chief of Texas relative to forwarding his map of Texas to the president of Mexico. Indicates that a copy of the map in English had been sent to Philadelphia for publication but that the version sent to Mexico was more complete and accurate.

7/23/1829 126/4, p. 34

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  • July 23, 1829

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Austin, S. F. (Stephen F.). Stephen F. Austin to Lorenzo de Zavala, Minister of the Treasury, letter, July 23, 1829; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5847/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas General Land Office.