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[Transcript of a Legal Document, February 1, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript of a legal document in Spanish, asking that the Mexican Congress appoint a leader in Spanish Texas, and laying out a list of articles.
Date: February 1, 1825
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Letter, August 20, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter in Spanish, on August 20, 1821, discussing a presentation made by Stephen F. Austin about the immigration of 300 families into Mexico.
Date: August 20, 1821
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Letter, December 1, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript of a letter written in Spanish, on December 1, 1821, discussing the possession of a governor in Spanish Texas, and laying out the terms for a peaceful resolution.
Date: December 1, 1821
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a List of Archives, 1827]

Description: Copy of transcript for a list, in 1827, of the archives given to the new city hall by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: [1827-11..1827-12]
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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?]
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of army orders made by Sam Houston, March 2, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for army orders made by Sam Houston stating that independence has been declared and that citizens must march to the aid of the army fighting at Béxar. Also, Houston reports that it is rumored that the Mexican army may be moving to Gonzales.
Date: March 2, 1836
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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?]
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History