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[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
Item Type: Letter
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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, October 21, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, on October 21, 1834, discussing the receipt of fifty dollars, the trial of Jacob Fox of Salem, and the second edition of a map of Texas. He also mentions a man and his family from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania who wish to move to Texas.
Date: October 21, 1834
Creator: Leaming, Thomas F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, February 27, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, on February 27, 1833, discussing the postponement of the trial of the heirs of Jacob Fox, due to Fox's own death and their senior counsel being elected governor of Pennsylvania and subsequently being appointed to the United States Senate.
Date: February 27, 1833
Creator: Leaming, Thomas F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, October 14, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, on October 14, 1831, informing him of a letter written discussing the suit against Jacob Fox of Salem, and mentioning four maps that he has sent to Austin. He also asks that he receive $50 to continue to pursue the suit against Fox.
Date: October 14, 1831
Creator: Leaming, Thomas F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, September 4, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, on September 4, 1832, discussing an untrue rumor that he had to quit his position as a clergyman in the colony of Brazoria. He expresses his faith that had this happened, the government would have responded accordingly.
Date: September 4, 1832
Creator: Muldoon, Michael
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History