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[Transcript of Letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, May 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which Austin informs Borden that Alfred J. [Northey] is interested in purchasing a league of land. Austin requests a certificate of reception, an order of survey for Mr. Chrisman, and the transfer of fees to Austin's account.
Date: May 11, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Henry Austin to Moses Austin, July 18, 1808]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Moses Austin concerning the settlement of business matters between Moses and his brother Stephen Austin. Document contains copies of correspondence between Henry Austin and Stephen Austin on the same matter.
Date: July 18, 1808
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Doyle to Stephen F. Austin, September 21, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Doyle to Stephen F. Austin, in which Doyle expresses his desire to relocate to the colony, where he feels he may be useful both as a private individual and as a teacher. He requests Austin's thoughts regarding his immigration.
Date: September 21, 1830
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry McDowell to Gail Borden, June 14, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry McDowell to Gail Borden, in which McDowell offers to pay Borden in order to create a new pocket map of Texas that incorporates the latest survey data. McDowell plans to create a plate engraving and sell prints in the fall.
Date: June 14, 1835
Item Type: Letter
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Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Morse to James F. Perry, May 6, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Morse to James F. Perry, in which Morse apologizes to Perry for using his mule to plow without Perry's permission and injuring the animal unintentionally. Morse explains that he awoke and his horse had been maimed overnight leaving him with no work animal, so he hitched up Perry's mule. After half a day of plowing, Morse examined the mule and found that his shoulders had been severely chaffed.
Date: May 6, 1832
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Morse to Stephen F. Austin, December 2, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Morse to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morse informs Austin that he has received a high number of offers on his property and that he will likely sell it in the coming days. Morse also asks Austin if it would be possible to complete the transfer paperwork after the office's advertised closing time.
Date: December 2, 1832
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Smith (on behalf of the Executive Council) to Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, December 17, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Smith (on behalf of the Executive Council) to Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, in which Smith instructs Austin, et al., to avoid providing supplies to Mexicans who claim to be friends of Texas and the revolutionary cause, and to correspond with the executive council through agents stationed in each city rather than direct correspondence.
Date: December 17, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Smith (on behalf of the Executive Council) to Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, December 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Smith (on behalf of the Executive Council) to Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, in which Smith introduces Maj. Charles E. Hawkins, and instructs Austin, et al., to assign Hawkins to outfit and train the Texas Revolutionary Navy.
Date: December 20, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Henry Smith to Stephen F. Austin, December 1, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of Treasury, Henry Smith to Secretary of State, Stephen F. Austin, which includes a copy of a resolution passed by the Senate of the Republic of Texas that requests the Secretary of the Treasury to make estimates for appropriations for 1837.
Date: December 1, 1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Hugh McGuffin to Stephen F. Austin, April 25, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Hugh McGuffin to Stephen F. Austin, in which McGuffin expresses his gratitude to Austin for granting his son a quarter of a league of land in the colony. McGuffin also appeals to Austin to protect his son's claim while he is visiting his father's home - flooding has delayed his return to Texas. Finally, McGuffin informs Austin of his plans to send his second eldest son to the colony as well, and asks Austin to look over both of them.
Date: April 25, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Humphrey Jackson to Stephen F. Austin]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Humphrey Jackson to Col. Stephen F. Austin, in which Jackson explains his decision regarding property lines between Straing and Scott. Jackson also asks Austin's opinion on his proposal to set a permanent ferry on the San Jacinto River at the mouth of Buffalo Bayou.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ira Ingram to Stephen F. Austin, April 21, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ira Ingram to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ingram informs Austin of his father-in-law, brother-in-law and his own intentions to settle in Texas. Ingram also specifies which leagues each man would prefer and requests that Austin do whatever is in his power to secure those lands.
Date: April 21, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History