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[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter, April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on April 20, 1835, noting the receipt of letters from Captain Antonio Tenorio, which discuss the lack of resources and criticisms in Galveston. The author asks for money from the government to give to the battalion in Galveston.
Date: April 20, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter, December 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from, on December 7, 1830, denouncing Alexander Tomson, James Ledbetter, Thomas Sherman, and Overton Hennesy, who immigrated illegally to Texas.
Date: December 7, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter Discussing Customs Department, November 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from, on November 7, 1830, discussing the creation of a customs department in San Bernardo, Galveston, and Nacogdoches, and their reasons for it. They also discuss a man they wish to use his influence to help this project along.
Date: November 7, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, July 28, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, on July 28, 1832, announcing José de las Piedras' abuse of his powers in regard to the colony of American settlers in Texas.
Date: July 28, 1832
Creator: Chirino, Encarnacion; Mora, Juan; Minchaca, Antonio; Taylor, Charles S. & Hotchkiss, Augustus
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, August 8, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, reporting that Col. Jose de las Piedras has declared to be in favor of the Constitution of Santa Anna. Additionally, Piedras has been taken prisoner and that Bowie has assumed command of the 12th Regiment of the Infantry, formerly of Nacogdoches. He also requests that Austin gather and send 20 horse, cattle, or provisions to facilitate their cause.
Date: August 8, 1832
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Leona Vicario, March 23, 1835]

Description: Transcript for a letter from Leona Vicario, on March 23, 1835, discussing Vicente de la Garza's discovery that no militiamen are allowed in Austin's colony.
Date: March 23, 1835
Creator: Vicario, Leona
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, August 26, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on August 26, 1833, discussing the orders of Vicente Filisola to reestablish a garrison at Nacogdoches, and to stop the illegal trade of tobacco through Texas ports.
Date: August 26, 1833
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, June 10, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, on June 10, 1836, discussing the steps it is necessary to take before the United States government will recognize Texas as independent. He also briefly mentions the movement of troops from Kentucky.
Date: June 10, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History