Moses and Stephen F. Austin Papers - 29 Matching Results

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[Transcript of Letters from Reason Mercer and Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden, March 17th, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters addressed to Gail Borden, Jr.. The first letter appearing on the transcript is from Reason Mercer to Gail Borden in which Mercer requests that Borden send a copy of a deed for land purchased on behalf of Thomas H. Borden in Mercer's name. The second letter on the transcript is from Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden in which T. Borden also asks G. Borden to send Mercer the land deed. Additionally, T. Borden provides news regarding the labor situation and local events.
Date: March 17, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, February 12, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, on February 12, 1836, discussing the legitimacy of an offer of 800 acres of land and a bounty put forth by Sam Houston, and the offer of the ladies of Nashville, Tenn. to outfit a regiment.
Date: February 12, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking after his attempts to be appointed to the Texan government, and the land grants promised to empresarios. He also briefly discusses his plans to move his family to Texas, and the education of two of his sons.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
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.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, October 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, on October 4, 1836, introducing Robert Moore; drawing attention to the widow and children of a man who died fighting for Texas, and the property they feel they are entitled to; and asking if there is adequate water and iron to merit creating an iron works in Texas.
Date: October 4, 1836
Creator: Dillon, John
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History