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[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, October 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, in which Fisher updates Austin on the movement of Mexican troops, his opinion of Mexican generals involved in the war, the position of various politicians throughout Mexico on separation from Mexico, his interpretation of events that have transpired, and predictions about the strategic decisions to be made by both the Mexican and rebel leadership.
Date: October 20, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. Cable to Col. Stephen F. Austin, April 25, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Cable to Col. Stephen F. Austin, in which Cable informs Austin of his personal and financial misfortunes in Louisiana. Cable also informs Austin that Major C. H. Sims, Cable's colleague, has plans to visit the colony in order to settle there and to confirm a land title on Cable's behalf. Finally, cable asks for Austin's assurance that the land he previously procured is still available.
Date: April 25, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, February 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in which Emily discusses her desire to move to Texas and gives news of acquaintances in Missouri; and James explains his resistance to moving to Texas and relays information about the lead mining business.
Date: February 7, 1830
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 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