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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 Extract from a Letter from Texas, March 7, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript of an extract of a letter from Texas describing Stephen F. Austin's arrest in Saltillo: including the reasons provided in the Order of Arrest, Austin's treatment since his arrest, federal approval of a state-maintained court system, and immediate outcomes from the federal repeal of the Law of April 6, 1830.
Date: March 7, 1834
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 F. W. Johnson to Editors of the Galveston News, April 29, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from F. W. Johnson to Editors of the Galveston News, in which Johnson offers corrections to the facts stated in a series of stories published in the Galveston News on Early colonization. Johnson provides clarification regarding: dates on which certain events occurred, relationships between persons, and numbers of families introduced by Robertson and Austin.
Date: April 15, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ferguson Jones and Co. to James F. Perry, October 7, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ferguson Jones and Co. to James F. Perry, in which the company representatives acknowledge receipt of Perry's order, and inform Perry that all items were located except for one book. Company representatives also update Perry regarding the final settlement of accounts.
Date: October 7, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, May 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, in which Spear requests information and assistance regarding claims to land promised by the Mexican government in exchange for military service in the patriot army from 1812-1813. Spear's brother (deceased at the time of writing) fought in the patriot army and Spear is inquiring on behalf of his brother's heirs.
Date: May 28, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Smith, William Pettus, James B. Miller, and Wyly Martin, September 7, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Smith, James B. Miller, William Pettus, and Wyly Martin, on September 7, 1834, certifying that the electoral assembly has met to name two scribes, and that Stephen F. Austin has been named a deputy.
Date: September 7, 1834
Creator: Smith, Henry; Pettus, William; Miller, James B. & Martin, Wyly
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. P Borden to Gail and J. P . Borden, October 25, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. P Borden to Gail Borden and J. P. Borden, in which Borden provides updates to his father and brother regarding his travels from Goliad to Bexar. Borden reports on his company, the conditions of the road, housing construction, and the natural landscape.
Date: October 25, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Mrs. Maxwell, December 2, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Mrs. Maxwell, in which Perry acknowledges receipt of Mrs. Maxwell's letter inquiring about her husband. Perry also explains that he has delayed in responding in the hope that he would receive news of Maxwell or her from him personally. Perry informs Mrs. Maxwell that proceeds from the sale of several of her husband's items that were left with Mr. Somerville in San Felipe, will be sent to the family directly. Perry promises to write immediately if he hears any further news.
Date: December 3, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, May 30, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ladd requests any information concerning his son, (James Leanders S. Ladd), who left the United States with William A. Nixon in order to do business in San Antonio de Bexar. Ladd also requests information about the Austin Colony: resources, customs, productions, and the kinds of immigrants the Mexican government would prefer.
Date: May 30, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from M. Austin Bryan to James F. Perry, September 1, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from M. Austin Bryan to James F. Perry, concerning a case filed against Stephen F. Austin by Mr. Bradley for a debt of seven-hundred dollars and asks for advice on the appropriate course of action. Bryan informs Perry that if the debt is not paid soon, Bradley will put out an execution order for Austin.
Date: September 1, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Nahum Nixon to S. M. Wiliams, September 23. 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Nahum Nixon to S. M. Wiliams, in which Nixon attached survey notes for a league of land that he has settled with his family. He asks Williams to forward the information to Mr. Thompsons, and informs Williams that he is prepared to pay whatever is required.
Date: September 23, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History