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[Transcript of blotter from James F. Perry's correspondence, January 11, 1839]

Description: Copy of transcript for a page from a blotter documenting James F. Perry's correspondence from January 11, 1839. Items included a request of supplies from James Reed and Co; a letter to Thomas and Robert Baldwin concerning Stephen and Eliza; and a letter to Dr. Jonathan Baldwin.
Date: January 11, 1839
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of First Page of a Letter, February 16, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for the first page of a letter, probably from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, on February 16, 1836, discussing the enthusiasm for the Texas cause in the United States.
Date: February 16, 1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking after his attempts to be appointed to the Texan government, and the land grants promised to empresarios. He also briefly discusses his plans to move his family to Texas, and the education of two of his sons.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, October 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, on October 4, 1836, introducing Robert Moore; drawing attention to the widow and children of a man who died fighting for Texas, and the property they feel they are entitled to; and asking if there is adequate water and iron to merit creating an iron works in Texas.
Date: October 4, 1836
Creator: Dillon, John
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, June 10, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, on June 10, 1836, discussing the steps it is necessary to take before the United States government will recognize Texas as independent. He also briefly mentions the movement of troops from Kentucky.
Date: June 10, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, February 16, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, in which Austin reports on the progress of the cause of Texas Independence. Austin describes the support he received in Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee, including donations to cover the cost of arming and transporting army volunteers.
Date: February 16, 1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, February 12, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, on February 12, 1836, discussing the legitimacy of an offer of 800 acres of land and a bounty put forth by Sam Houston, and the offer of the ladies of Nashville, Tenn. to outfit a regiment.
Date: February 12, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History