Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Transcript of a Page from a Letter]

Description: Copy of transcript of a page from the middle of a letter, which has been heavily marked up. The author of the letter rails against a man who has wronged him. He also talks briefly about the investigation into a rumor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from A. Brigham to James F. Perry, December 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from A. Brigham to James F. Perry, in which Brigham informs Perry that he was elected as Regidor for the Jurisdiction of Brazoria during the annual election of municipal officers, and that he should be present on January 1, 1836 to assume the duties of his office.
Date: December 20, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Asa Brigham to James F. Perry, July 29, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Asa Brigham to James F. Perry, in which Brigham writes that Perry has been appointed to the position of 1st Regidor, during Walter C. White's absence. Brigham informs Perry of the responsibilities of the position and announces that Joseph Sims will be appointed 2nd Regidor.
Date: July 29, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from B. R. Milam to The President of the Provisional Government, undated]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. R. Milam to The President of the Provisional Government, in which Milam describes the assault on Bexar. Milam reports that Ugartechea is on the way with reinforcements and the Texas revolutionary forces require immediate reinforcements of both ammunition and soldiers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, November 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, in which Burleson reports that he received Austin's communication regarding the interception of the supply convoy too late to send a detachment last night. Burleson also reports that he sent Maj. Sommerville and seventy men to support Capt. [Fanning]'s efforts, and that Capt. Lockhart has returned to Camp Defiance after being separated from fellow troops near the Medina River.
Date: November 12, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, November 19, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, in which the committee conveys their support for the cause of Texas independence and expresses their willingness to dispatch a brigade of able-bodied men to march to Texas if Austin and the Texas military leadership can find a way to address the cost of their journey and the inexperience of the volunteer brigade.
Date: November 19, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Daniel [Yeamans] to Gail Borden, August 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Daniel [Yeamans] to Gail Borden, in which [Yeamans] requests that Thomas Tone or Borden select an available league of land of his and *others' behalf, enter it in the land office records, and have it cleared. *The others mentioned are Horace, Elias, and Erastus.
Date: August 15, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Domingo de Ugartechea, August 29, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo de Ugartechea, on August 29, 1835, discussing people who are smuggling weapons and gunpowder to the Texans, and asks that the recipient make sure they are brought to justice.
Date: August 29, 1835
Creator: Ugartechea, Domingo de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Edward Gritten to the Alcalde, Ayuntamiento, and People of Gonzales, October 4, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edward Crittin to the Alcalde, Ayuntamiento, and People of Gonzales, regarding the arrival of Col. Ugartechea's messenger, Mr. Anderson, and his confidential Secretary, Lieut. Rada. Crittin also writes that Col. Ugartechea will continue to allow free movement of Americans for trade, and that the regiments in Saltillo has been suspended by General Cos.
Date: October 4, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Genl. Martin Perfecto de Cos to Stephen F. Austin, October 18, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Genl. Martin Perfecto de Cos to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cos describes his surprise at learning that Austin is the Commander of the Texas Revolutionary Army. Cos accuses Austin of ignorance and impatience and refuses to acknowledge the Federal Army of Texas as a legitimate entity. Ugartechea writes with directions to suspend dispensing lands until the revolutionary conflict is over, and that any land titles acquired during this time will not be legally acknowledged.
Date: October 18, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, October 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, in which Fisher updates Austin on the movement of Mexican troops, his opinion of Mexican generals involved in the war, the position of various politicians throughout Mexico on separation from Mexico, his interpretation of events that have transpired, and predictions about the strategic decisions to be made by both the Mexican and rebel leadership.
Date: October 20, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, December 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, regarding payment to J. B. Chance for the survey of several leagues in Robertson's Colony. Offitt is displeased with political outcomes in the region and is eager to settle his business affairs so that he can relocate.
Date: December 15, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from [H. Meigs] to Col. Stephen F. Austin, November 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from [H. Meigs] to Stephen F. Austin, in which Meigs conveys his personal support for the cause of Texas independence but informs Austin that the treaty between Mexico and the United States of America precludes U.S. from intervening on behalf of Texas.
Date: November 15, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from H. Meigs to Stephen F. Austin, November 27, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from H. Meigs to Stephen F. Austin, in which Meigs expresses his concern over not having received a letter from Austin since October. Meigs conveys the message of the Secretary of State to the Indians regarding the war of Texas independence - that they should not get involved on pain of U.S. resentment. [There is an addendum to this document by James F. Perry, documenting the delivery of the five dollar note to
Date: November 27, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History