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[Transcript of Agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, June 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, in which Austin agrees to pay Sims one half league of premium land by the Colorado River in exchange for improvements to the league at the head of Bay Prairie. Austin has already paid Sims cash for a portion of the cost of the improvements.
Date: June 19, 1830
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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 Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland, February 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: John Sutherland, William Manifee, William Heard, Joseph Rector, William Pride, Jesse White, Benjamin S. White, Samuel Rogers, Robert G. Grozier.
Date: February 19, 1830
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith, February 26, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: William Haskins, Pulaski Dudley and Mary Smith. Also included are rough descriptions of where each families' league is located.
Date: February 26, 1830
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History