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[Transcript of a Handwritten Note]

Description: Copy of transcript of a handwritten note saying that the law about Texas applying for statehood has been omitted and summarizing what it said.
Date: April 1, 1833
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Letter, January 10-12, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, written between January 10 and 12, 1836, discussing a loan the Americans settled in Texas have received from the United States government, and the troops they expect to receive soon.
Date: [1836-01-10..1836-01-12]
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a List of Names, December 22, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a list of the names of citizens who have been given land by Gaspar Flores, drawn up by Miguel Arciniega on December 22, 1831. It lists the quantity of land, and their qualifications.
Date: December 22, 1831
Creator: Arciniega, Miguel
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Loan Agreement, April 2, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript of an outline of a loan agreement between lenders and the Republic of Texas, on April 2, 1936, describing how the loans could be repaid with land.
Date: April 2, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Agreement between Capt. Wyly Martin and Thomas F. McKinney, April 3, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from agreement between Capt. Wyly Martin and Thomas F. McKinney, in which both men agree to resolve their dispute over "an affair of honor" by pleading their respective cases to an Board of Honor consisting of Stephen F. Austin, Dr. Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton, and Sam Houston. Martin and McKinney also agree to honor the final decision of the board.
Date: April 3, 1833
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Agreement between William W. Lewis and D. Comfert, May 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of a transcript of an agreement between William W. Lewis and D. Comfert, wherein Lewis agreed to give Comfert $100 for the purchase of a surveyor's compass chain and instruments to aid in his mapping of Texas lands.
Date: May 12, 1835
Creator: Lewis, William W.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of an Announcement from Sam Houston, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript an announcement from Sam Houston appointing William H. Wharton as the Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States, and noting that the citizens of the Republic of Texas have voted nearly unanimously to become a state.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Houston, Samuel
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