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[Transcript of an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Rufus Stone, December 5, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Rufus Stone. Stone discovered a lead and silver mine on the Trinity River and Austin agrees to apply to the Mexican authorities, on behalf of Stone, to obtain legal title to work and hold the mine in exchange for a quarter share in the mine.
Date: December 5, 1828
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Copy of Letter of Agreement from Stephen F. Austin to the Governor of the Coahuila y Tejas, July 27, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a certified copy of Stephen F. Austin's agreement to the empresario contract approved by the Governor of Coahuila y Tejas. The Governor's Secretary, Juan Antonio Padilla, makes note to file the document in the appropriate place and supply Austin with a company for his security.
Date: July 27, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce]

Description: Copy of transcript for court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce. A petition was filed on behalf of keep against Groce for breach of contract, Groce denied Keep's allegations and a trial followed. The proceedings include witness depositions. Witnesses include: R.M. O'Neal, Ay Buckner, William Morton, Kinchen Holliman, John Little, William Scott, Simon Miller, John Andrews, A.H. Philips, J.R. Clarke, Stephen Richardson, Warren Buford, James Cummings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Document Ascribing Power of Attorney to Thomas F. Leaming, February 1, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript of a document written by Stephen F. Austin and James Austin, on February 1, 1828, giving the power of attorney to Thomas F. Leaming in the case against Jacob Fox, who holds lands in New Jersey that rightfully belong to the Austins.
Date: February 1, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. & Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Alexander Thompson to Stephen F. Austin, December 6, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander Thompson to Stephen F. Austin, in which Thompson reports on his journey from Galveston to Veracruz. Thompson also advises Austin to write to the Commodore, who has shown interest in obtaining a land grant in Texas and could, because of his position, be of service to the region.
Date: December 6, 1828
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, February 2, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, in which [Ybary] sends Austin the latest Arancel General (general tariff or customs tariff). [Ybary] also informs Austin that General Teran has arrived, and directs Austin to send papers they have agreed upon.
Date: February 2, 1828
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, January 26, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, in which [Ybary] informs Austin about the Revolution of Tulancingo, led by Mexican Republic General, Nicolás Bravo. [Ybary] assures Austin that peace has been restored by General Guerrero and that Guerrero still considers Austin a friend.
Date: January 26, 1828
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Congress to Stephen F. Austin, September 10, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from José María Viesca and Juan Antonio Padilla to Stephen F. Austin, on September 10, 1828, discussing recent elections for representatives in Congress, and the laws they are considering changing to help the state.
Date: September 10, 1828
Creator: Viesca, José María & Padilla, Juan Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History