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[Transcript of an essay by Stephen F. Austin concerning the law of April 6, 1830, [May 18, 1830?]]

Description: Copy of transcript for an essay written by Stephen F. Austin, in which Austin addresses the history of Texas and the negative effects of the law of April 6, 1830, which ended immigration from the United States. Austin also argues that Texas would not economically benefit from separating from Mexico.
Date: [1830-05-18?]
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of bond originally held by Peter M. Hughes, November 2, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a bond for a piece of land originally sold to Peter M. Hughes by John Austin on behalf of Stephen F. Austin on March 17, 1833. The bond was then transferred from Hughes to J. Vaughan on December 20, 1833. Ownership of the bond was eventually transferred to Josiah T. Harrell and Leman Kelay who cancelled the bond and obtained a deed for the land on November 2, 1836.
Date: November 2, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of copy of an incomplete translation of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Texas, [1826?]]

Description: Copy of transcript for an incomplete translated letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Texas (either Rafael Gonzales or Victor Blanco) concerning the alliance of Native American tribes and Anglo American colonists, which could result in a possible uprising.
Date: [1826?]
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History