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[Transcript of a Bill of Sale, September 6, 1805]

Description: Copy of transcript for a bill of sale between widow Marie Hubardeau and Moses Austin, on September 6, 1805, concerning the sale of a black slave woman, Lucile, and her mulatto son, Baptiste, in order to pay off Hubardeau's debts and mortgages.
Date: September 6, 1805
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Antonio Soulard, February 12, 1803]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Antonio Soulard, on February 12, 1803, listing the names of five men living on land belonging to someone else. They do not wish to move, and have petitioned to be allowed to stay on the land. He also recommends his friend Watkins to the recipient of the letter.
Date: February 12, 1803
Creator: Soulard, Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, May 14, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, on May 14, 1799, discussing the claim of the Austins to mine for minerals at Mine a Breton in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. He attempts to solve the issue of who should receive the money from the mine.
Date: May 14, 1799
Creator: Luziere, Delassus de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Francois Vallé, June 18, 1800]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Francois Vallé, on June 18, 1800, informing Moses Austin that the land survey has decided that he is the proper owner of the land at Mine a Breton.
Date: June 18, 1800
Creator: Vallé, Francois
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Girouard, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Girouard, in 1799, noting the receipt of a shipment of lead to be used to pay Mr. Hostin, in exchange for beef.
Date: 1799-uu-30
Creator: Girouard
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. Guilourd, June 17, 1801]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Guilourd, on June 17, 1801, recommending a judge to serve on a Court of Common Appeals in the district of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri.
Date: June 17, 1801
Creator: Guilourd, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from José Fernandes, August 28, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from José Fernandes, on August 28, 1828, detailing his son's imprisonment for having an affair with a married woman, and asking for his release.
Date: August 28, 1828
Creator: Fernandes, José
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Phillipp Rocheblave to Moses Austin, July 10, 18uu]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Phillipp Rocheblave to Moses Austin, on July 10, 18uu, concerning a history book he is writing about his country. He asks questions about the production in lead and salt mines in Austin's area, and asks for his patronage.
Date: 18uu-07-10
Creator: Rocheblave, Phillipp
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Pierre Menard, July 1, 1803]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Pierre Menard, on July 1, 1803, noting the receipt of a load of lead in bars and pieces, as well as several animal hides, from Mr. Hostin.
Date: July 1, 1803
Creator: Menard, Pierre
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter to Stephen F. Austin]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to Stephen F. Austin, containing a list of French phrases and English translations to help him learn to do business in French.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letters Between Moses Austin and Francois Vallé, April 1802]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters between Moses Austin and Francois Vallé, on April 12, 1802. The first, from Moses Austin on April 12, 1802, asking that Jacob Chambers and William Ward be given a reprieve until they can pay off their debts. The second, from Francois Vallé on April 12, 1802, puts a hold on their property until their debts are paid. The third, from N. Boilvin, John Price, John Stewart, and Jon Gillespey on April 28, 1802, certifies that the property of Ward and Chambers has been seized.
Date: April 1802
Creator: Vallé, Francois & Austin, Moses
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning David Strickland, June 8, 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to Zenon Trudeau, on June 8, 1798, discussing the life of David Strickland, who works as a farmer for someone else but wants to farm for himself on the Bois Brule River in order to establish his family. A second letter, from David Strickland, asking that he be granted the land on the river to farm.
Date: June 8, 1798
Creator: Strickland, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Two Letters, January 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for two letters, written in January 1798. The first, from Delassus de Luziere on January 15, 1798, asks that land belonging to the king be given to an unnamed man because he has proven himself to be a good farmer on land belonging to Mrs. Beauvair. The second, from Zenon Trudeau on January 21, 1798, informs the recipient that he will receive the land he has requested.
Date: [1798-01-15..1798-01-21]
Creator: Trudeau, Zenon & Luziere, Delassus De
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History