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[Transcript of an essay by Stephen F. Austin concerning the law of April 6, 1830, [May 18, 1830?]]

Description: Copy of transcript for an essay written by Stephen F. Austin, in which Austin addresses the history of Texas and the negative effects of the law of April 6, 1830, which ended immigration from the United States. Austin also argues that Texas would not economically benefit from separating from Mexico.
Date: [1830-05-18?]
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ramón Músquiz, December 26, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ramón Músquiz, on December 26, 1834, discussing the appointment of Samuel M. Williams to a state government position, and listing others who have been nominated for other positions.
Date: December 26, 1834
Creator: Músquiz, Ramón
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ramón Músquiz to Stephen F. Austin, May 21, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ramón Músquiz to Stephen F. Austin, on May 21, 1831, discussing a foreigner who arrived recently without a record or passport. He asks that the ports in Texas do their jobs and check for passports.
Date: May 21, 1831
Creator: Músquiz, Ramón
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter, November 18, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on November 18, 1835, proclaiming that Texas will not surrender, but that they will accept the Mexican government as their own. Mexico also admits that they were harsh in their subjugation of Texas colonists, and agrees not to send more troops to Texas.
Date: November 18, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of minutes from the General Council, November 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes from a meeting of the General Council, which cover the need to approach independence carefully, forecasting when volunteers will arrive from the U. S., discussing location of various ships along the coast, and other things.
Date: November 15, 1835
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History