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

[Transcript of Letter Concerning the Colony of Brazoria]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, discussing the colony of Brazoria, which is experiencing civil unrest, and the men they plan to send, including Santa Anna. They report that the civil unrest was caused by only a few men, and that the colony feels patriotically towards Mexico.
Date: unknown
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 petition from Philip S. Whitesid, March 4, 1843]

Description: Copy of transcript for a petition from Philip S. Whiteside filed by his attorney, J.W. Norris, to the Judge of the Third Judicial District of the Republic of Texas, in which Whiteside asks for a judgement on D. B. Madden who has refused to pay his debt to Whiteside.
Date: March 4, 1843
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 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 Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, May 10, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, in which Austin discusses miniatures he has sent to Perry and the possibility of giving Perry a power of attorney if he is detained by the Mexican government for long. Austin also comments on the political situation in Mexico, predicting that there may be another civil war.
Date: May 10, 1834
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History