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[Transcript of Memorandum, August 15, 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for a memorandum last paid out on the road from the Mines to the Boat Yard. The memorandum is an account of items and services purchased and their associated cash values.
Date: 1798
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Two Letters, January 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for two letters, written in January 1798. The first, from Delassus de Luziere on January 15, 1798, asks that land belonging to the king be given to an unnamed man because he has proven himself to be a good farmer on land belonging to Mrs. Beauvair. The second, from Zenon Trudeau on January 21, 1798, informs the recipient that he will receive the land he has requested.
Date: [1798-01-15..1798-01-21]
Creator: Trudeau, Zenon & Luziere, Delassus De
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Account for Moses Austin payable to Stephen Austin, May 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for an accounting record for balance owed by Moses Austin and payable Stephen Austin. This record looks to have been created retroactively, based on the addendum stating that the balance was settled between Stephen Austin and Moses Austin in 1797.
Date: May 1798
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning David Strickland, June 8, 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to Zenon Trudeau, on June 8, 1798, discussing the life of David Strickland, who works as a farmer for someone else but wants to farm for himself on the Bois Brule River in order to establish his family. A second letter, from David Strickland, asking that he be granted the land on the river to farm.
Date: June 8, 1798
Creator: Strickland, David
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Girouard, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Girouard, in 1799, noting the receipt of a shipment of lead to be used to pay Mr. Hostin, in exchange for beef.
Date: 1799-uu-30
Creator: Girouard
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, May 14, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, on May 14, 1799, discussing the claim of the Austins to mine for minerals at Mine a Breton in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. He attempts to solve the issue of who should receive the money from the mine.
Date: May 14, 1799
Creator: Luziere, Delassus de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History