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[Transcript of Letter from Emily Austin Perry to Stephen F. Austin, March 20, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Austin Perry to Stephen F. Austin, on March 20, 1830, discussing her excitement at her husband's agreement to move to Texas, and her wish that her parents be laid to rest in a graveyard rather than a field.
Date: March 20, 1830
Creator: Perry, Emily Austin Bryan
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Israel McGready to James F. Perry, May 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Israel McGready to James F. Perry, in which McGready informs Perry of outstanding legal fees owed for the George Craig and Nathan Montgomery lawsuits. McGready also reports on successes and failures in collecting accounts on Perry's behalf, as well as, the information he collected on behalf of Rhodes S. Fisher regarding land in Bellview. [an annotation from Perry indicates that the letter was answered on September 15, 1835 and Rhodes S. Fisher's letter to Perry on the subject of his land was enclosed]
Date: May 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Israil McGready to James F. Perry, November 17, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from letter from Israil McGready to James F. Perry, regarding Perry's business in Missouri including, several lawsuits against persons indebted to Perry and the sale of his land. McGready also updates Perry in regards to political changes in the state. McGready also asks Perry to collect a debt on his behalf, should the person owing McGready travel to Texas.
Date: November 17, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, February 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in which Emily discusses her desire to move to Texas and gives news of acquaintances in Missouri; and James explains his resistance to moving to Texas and relays information about the lead mining business.
Date: February 7, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in Perry explains the difficulties he is having in settling his business matters before moving to Texas, asks for Stephen's advice on completing the indenture forms for his slaves, and questions why Stephen was not more vocal about which tracts of land he had reserved for the Perrys.
Date: July 18, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History