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[Transcript of Address to the the People of Texas by the Central Committee, October 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for an address to the People of Texas by the Central Committee, in which the committee encourages members of their constituency to be tempered in their adoption of revolutionary views and behaviors regarding Mexico. The committee warns of consequences of a hasty civil war and reminds the people of moderate responsiveness on the part of the Mexican government, citing the repeal of the Law of April 6, 1830, and the establishment of state-specific trial by jury.
Date: October 28, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, in which the commissioners discuss a proposal to travel to purchase a steamboat for protection of the coastlines and to ensure safe transportation of troops, immigrants and supplies. Over the course of the correspondence, the commissioners agree on the total amount and terms of the loan that will pay for the vessel.
Date: January 21, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter, April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on April 20, 1835, noting the receipt of letters from Captain Antonio Tenorio, which discuss the lack of resources and criticisms in Galveston. The author asks for money from the government to give to the battalion in Galveston.
Date: April 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Bartlett Sims to Gail Borden, Jr., April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Bartlett Sims to Gail Borden, Jr., in which he describes details pertaining to land surveys done below Old San Antonio Road and west of the Colorado River. Sims also asks Borden to send a sketch of surveys done on the Navidad so that he can identify vacant lands and survey those areas.
Date: April 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, April 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, on April 13, 1835, discussing the men he sent to get news from Brazoria and Anahuac, and to subscribe him to the newspaper in Brazoria. He also asks for the funds to travel to Galveston.
Date: April 13, 1835
Creator: Ugartechea, Domingo
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, on April 20, 1835, discussing the delay of a battalion who are to travel in wagons, and asking if he should wait longer for them to arrive before returning the wagons.
Date: April 20, 1835
Creator: Ugartechea, Domingo
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, October 23, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, in which Andrews informs Perry that he is prepared to send insurance paperwork as soon as he receives the name of the intended recipient. Andrews also reports that there is a bar of iron and a letter from Mexico waiting for Perry.
Date: October 23, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, October 26, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, in which Andrews reports that the bill of lading should be arriving soon and the document will enable Perry will able to recover the financial losses incurred when several items of his merchandise, being shipped on the Empress, were thrown overboard. Andrews also reports that an angry customer broke in to his store, and that his cook was taken away by Mr. Randon.
Date: October 26, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Elias R. Wightman to Gail Borden, April 17, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias R. Wightman to Gail Borden, regarding the survey of lands near Live Oak Bayou, between Trespalacios and San Bernardo, and the peninsula. There have been recent requests to adjust league plots, and Wightman argues that as the original surveyor of those plots, he should should be responsible for making any adjustments. Wightman also identifies several land owners from which survey fees have not been collected.
Date: April 17, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History