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[Transcript of a legal document recording the history of a loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin]

Description: Copy of transcript for an affidavit[?] sworn by Henry Austin and witnessed and recorded by James G. Phelps. Henry's Austin's statement details a debt of cash owed and interest accrued on an advance loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin in Mexico in 1835. Henry Austin's statement also verifies that the loan remains unpaid.
Date: January 22, 1858
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, June 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, in which Austin agrees to pay Sims one half league of premium land by the Colorado River in exchange for improvements to the league at the head of Bay Prairie. Austin has already paid Sims cash for a portion of the cost of the improvements.
Date: June 19, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Rufus Stone, December 5, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Rufus Stone. Stone discovered a lead and silver mine on the Trinity River and Austin agrees to apply to the Mexican authorities, on behalf of Stone, to obtain legal title to work and hold the mine in exchange for a quarter share in the mine.
Date: December 5, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland, February 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: John Sutherland, William Manifee, William Heard, Joseph Rector, William Pride, Jesse White, Benjamin S. White, Samuel Rogers, Robert G. Grozier.
Date: February 19, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of copy of agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan and Hempstead and Johnson Esq., June 6, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan, Samuel Hempstead and Robert W. Johnson concerning the division of James Bryan's New Madrid claims amongst his heirs. This a copy of a copy of a transcript of the agreement. This copy is faded and difficult to read. (See relation field for the original copy of the transcript of the document.)
Date: June 6, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Copy of [Dogis] Receipt]

Description: Copy of transcript for a copy of a receipt for administrative fees payed by Mr.Pettitt.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce]

Description: Copy of transcript for court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce. A petition was filed on behalf of keep against Groce for breach of contract, Groce denied Keep's allegations and a trial followed. The proceedings include witness depositions. Witnesses include: R.M. O'Neal, Ay Buckner, William Morton, Kinchen Holliman, John Little, William Scott, Simon Miller, John Andrews, A.H. Philips, J.R. Clarke, Stephen Richardson, Warren Buford, James Cummings.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of deed agreement from James Bryan, June 16, 1819]

Description: Copy of transcript for a deed agreement signed by James Bryan concerning the division of New Madrid Claims with Stephen F. Austin, William M. O'Hara, Robert Andrews, John Dorlae, and T. B. Covoiser.
Date: June 16, 1819
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History