Principal Commandant of Texas to various authorities of Texas

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Ordering the apprehension of Lorenzo de Zavala and his party, reported to be at Columbia, and delivery of him to Capt. Antonio Tenorio at San Felipe de Austin.

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Creator: Unknown. July 31, 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 42 times . 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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Ordering the apprehension of Lorenzo de Zavala and his party, reported to be at Columbia, and delivery of him to Capt. Antonio Tenorio at San Felipe de Austin.

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Béxar, Df., 2 pp.

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Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary

Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary gathers materials from several diverse institutions, bringing them together in one virtual collection. Lorenzo de Zavala's remarkable accomplishments provide a tantalizing glimpse of this versatile individual--newspaperman, physician, public servant, empresario, diplomat, governor, statesman, and first interim Vice-President of the Republic of Texas.

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  • July 31, 1835

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  • Aug. 25, 2005, 4:06 p.m.

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Principal Commandant of Texas to various authorities of Texas, letter, July 31, 1835; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5853/: accessed August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas General Land Office.