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[Transcript of agreement between Stephen Austin and his brother Moses Austin, July 20, 1797]

Description: Copy of transcript of agreement between Stephen Austin and his brother Moses Austin concerning the settlement of the account of Stephen Austin Co. and Moses Austin Co. This agreement addresses adjusting balances due and settling disputes concerning interest accounts.
Date: July 20, 1797
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, May 14, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, on May 14, 1799, discussing the claim of the Austins to mine for minerals at Mine a Breton in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. He attempts to solve the issue of who should receive the money from the mine.
Date: May 14, 1799
Creator: Luziere, Delassus de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, October 22, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin advising him in business matters. Stephen Austin specifically advises James Austin to stockpile provisions, such as: pork, beef, corn and rye. Additionally, he recommends making lead shot to be sold in Richmond during the fall.
Date: October 22, 1799
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of notice of partnership dissolution between Stephen Austin, Moses Austin, and Thomas Ruston, June 15, 1797]

Description: Copy of transcript of a notice dissolving a business partnership between Stephen Austin, Moses Austin, and Thomas Ruston. Brothers Stephen and Moses Austin continued in the lead mining business in Virginia after the dissolution of this partnership.
Date: June 15, 1797
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Schedule of Property Returned by Messrs Moses and Stephen Austin, January 1797]

Description: Copy of transcript for a schedule of property returned by Messrs Austin as the Property of Messrs Austin and Company. The itemized list includes: debts associated with the lead mines, legal fees, debts owed to the Austin family by individuals, and a list of African American slaves.
Date: January 1797
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History