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[Transcript of Address to the the People of Texas by the Central Committee, October 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for an address to the People of Texas by the Central Committee, in which the committee encourages members of their constituency to be tempered in their adoption of revolutionary views and behaviors regarding Mexico. The committee warns of consequences of a hasty civil war and reminds the people of moderate responsiveness on the part of the Mexican government, citing the repeal of the Law of April 6, 1830, and the establishment of state-specific trial by jury.
Date: October 28, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan to Stephen F. Austin, September 28, 1823]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan to Stephen F. Austin outlining the state of her affairs after the passing of her husband James Bryan. Emily also discusses the death of a number of family friends, her desire to move to Texas, and warns Stephen not to return to the U.S. because of his outstanding debts.
Date: September 28, 1823
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, July 28, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, on July 28, 1832, announcing José de las Piedras' abuse of his powers in regard to the colony of American settlers in Texas.
Date: July 28, 1832
Creator: Chirino, Encarnacion; Mora, Juan; Minchaca, Antonio; Taylor, Charles S. & Hotchkiss, Augustus
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan in which Hammeken recounts events from Hammeken's long acquaintance with Stephen F. Austin. Subjects include: Hammeken's plan to help Austin escape from one of several prisons where he was detained, Austin's views on statehood and independence, Austin's death, and general reflections on Austin's character.
Date: February 28, 1844
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Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, April 28, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which Austin encloses a Certificate of Reception and details regarding business he doing on behalf of Phineas Smith. Austin directs Borden to pass an order to survey a league of land in Cahoot according to the agreement with Smith, and charge the associated fees to Austin's account.
Date: April 28, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, May 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, in which Spear requests information and assistance regarding claims to land promised by the Mexican government in exchange for military service in the patriot army from 1812-1813. Spear's brother (deceased at the time of writing) fought in the patriot army and Spear is inquiring on behalf of his brother's heirs.
Date: May 28, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History