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[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to W. H. Hardin, December 15, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Judge William H. Hardin, in which Austin passes along Houston's instructions that Hardin should try and convict 4 persons who were charged with helping Mexican prisoners to escape in Liberty County, rather than sending them to Columbia.
Date: December 15, 1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Invoice of Sundry Shipments of Bar and Sheet Lead and Shot Shipped to New Orleans and Consigned to John F. Merieult for Sales and returns by Moses Austin & Co. in the Years 1801 - 1803]

Description: Copy of transcript for an invoice from Moses Austin and Co. detailing shipments of lead materials sold on consignment to John F. Merieult. The invoice includes dates, name of person who delivered the material, quantity, and price.
Date: 1803
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Account for Moses Austin payable to John Merieult, May 1801]

Description: Copy of transcript for an accounting record for Moses Austin payable to John Merieult which includes an itemized list of dry goods purchased on credit. This record includes the date of purchase, description of the items, quantity of items and price.
Date: May 1801
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas J. Tone to Gail Borden, Jr., April 24, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Tone to Gail Borden, Jr., in which Tone informs Borden that he has selected three leagues of land in Austin's lower colony on behalf of Amos Pollard, A. C. Holmes, and John Tyler. Tone asks Borden to record these selections in the land office, and to send twenty-four sheets of stamp paper.
Date: April 24, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Hardin to Gail Borden, May 4, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Hardin to Gail Borden, in which Hardin describes the circumstances under which he received his league of land in the Austin Colony. Hardin informs Borden that he plans to sell the league to Mr. Craghead and requests that Borden send him a receipt for closing costs.
Date: May 4, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Gail Borden Jr., April 21, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Gail Borden Jr., in which Rhoads requests that Borden expedite the transfer of deeds (for the parties he is representing in the acquisition of three leagues of land). He is willing to wait if Col. Austin or Mr. Williams are expected to return soon, so that they can point out more valuable leagues than the ones he has selected.
Date: April 21, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, May 8, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which he introduces A. C. Ainsworth. Austin describes the rough boundaries of the quarter league that Ainsworth is interested in purchasing and requests that Borden provide assistance in determining the availability of that area.
Date: May 8, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, April 26, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Wilson K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, in which Wilson proposes that Williams trade his league on the Brazos for four hundred dollars worth of lumber and Wilson's league on Dickinson Bayou. Wilson also requests Williams assistance in preventing his land from being forfeited.
Date: April 26, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, May 9, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which Austin introduces Major William S. Frampton and forwards Frampton's interest in purchasing a league of land. Austin requests that Borden grant a Certificate of Reception and Order of Survey, and to add the fees to Austin's account.
Date: May 9, 1835
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James Burleson to Gail Borden, April 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Burleson to Gail Borden, in which Burleson provides a letter of reference for his nephew, Joseph Burleson, and Joseph's father. James Burleson points out that Joseph and his father have been citizens for a year, and that the land they have applied for has already been surveyed.
Date: April 25, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History