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[Transcript of Letter from Mary W. W. Ashley to Emily Austin Perry, January 16, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary W. W. Ashley to Emily Austin Perry, on January 16, 1830, urging her to write Ashley, and informing her of the relocation of her mother and father to Little Rock. She also sends her condolences upon the death of James Austin.
Date: January 16, 1830
Creator: Ashley, Mary W. W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Margaret E. Austin to James A. Austin, June 25, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Margaret E. Austin to James A. Austin, on June 25, 1830, discussing his health and his work. She also discusses their brother, William, who has recently become very religious, and advises James to take William's advise.
Date: June 25, 1830
Creator: Austin, Margaret E.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, October 22, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, on October 22, 1830. Bean has discovered that the government is paying Indians to move west of the Mississippi River, and he wonders if the Indians will attempt to retake their lands in Texas.
Date: October 22, 1830
Creator: Bean, Peter Elias
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Several Letters, November 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for several letters written in November of 1830. The first, from William P. Harris to the Vice President of Mexico on November 18, 1830, discusses his desire to move to Mexico, and his attempts to gain land. The second, from Stephen F. Austin, discusses Harris' mission to populate and cultivate the land he is trying to acquire.
Date: November 18, 1830
Creator: Harris, William P. & Austin, Stephen F.
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

[Transcript of Letters from Emily and James Perry to Stephen F. Austin, February 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript letters from Emily Austin Bryan Perry and James Perry to Stephen F. Austin, on February 7, 1830. Mrs. Perry discusses Stephen's health and his wish for her and her husband to join him in Mexico. Mr. Perry adds a note discussing his reasons for note moving to Mexico.
Date: February 7, 1830
Creator: Perry, Emily Austin Bryan & Perry, James Franklin
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Jane Perry to James Perry, June 8, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Jane Perry to James Perry, on June 8, 1830, informing him that she has sent her daughter to stay with him for a year, and asking for money to help her pay rent.
Date: June 8, 1830
Creator: Perry, Jane
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Rosati to James Perry, July 29, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Rosati to James Perry, on July 29, 1830, informing him that he must prove that his mother- and father-in-law were Catholics before their bodies can be buried in the St. Genevieve graveyard. Rosati suggests that they instead be placed in the Protestant cemetery of the same town.
Date: July 29, 1830
Creator: Rosati, Joseph
Item Type: Letter
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