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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, December 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from, on December 7, 1830, denouncing Alexander Tomson, James Ledbetter, Thomas Sherman, and Overton Hennesy, who immigrated illegally to Texas.
Date: December 7, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter Discussing Customs Department, November 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from, on November 7, 1830, discussing the creation of a customs department in San Bernardo, Galveston, and Nacogdoches, and their reasons for it. They also discuss a man they wish to use his influence to help this project along.
Date: November 7, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Austin Perry to Stephen F. Austin, March 20, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Austin Perry to Stephen F. Austin, on March 20, 1830, discussing her excitement at her husband's agreement to move to Texas, and her wish that her parents be laid to rest in a graveyard rather than a field.
Date: March 20, 1830
Creator: Perry, Emily Austin Bryan
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History