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[Transcript of a Governmental Decree]

Description: Copy of transcript for a governmental decree, discussing the teaching of Spanish to Texas colonists, and giving Texas schools legal rights and regulations.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Handwritten Note]

Description: Copy of transcript of a handwritten note saying that the law about Texas applying for statehood has been omitted and summarizing what it said.
Date: April 1, 1833
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ferguson & Co. to James Perry, February 17, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ferguson & Co. to James F. Perry, on February 17, 1831, informing him that they have sent the cloth for Stephen F. Austin's coat to Austin & Taylor in New York, and offering their condolences on the death of Samuel Perry.
Date: February 17, 1831
Creator: Ferguson & Co.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Fernando Rivera]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Fernando Rivera, discussing three men from Prussia who plan on opening a smithy, and noting their need for constantly running water.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rivera, Fernando
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Horatio Chrisman, February 27, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Horatio Chrisman, on February 27, 1832, in which Thomas Powell resigns to allow Stephen F. Austin to take his job, as Austin knows Spanish.
Date: February 27, 1832
Creator: Chrisman, Horatio
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History