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[Transcript of Letter from Edward L. Pettit to Stephen F. Austin, January 6, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edward L. Pettit to Stephen F. Austin in which Pettit informs Austin of his impending arrival in New Orleans with several other passengers bound for the colony. Pettit also appeals to Austin to reserve the five leagues of land if the government approves his land grant application.
Date: January 6, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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 James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, February 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in which Emily discusses her desire to move to Texas and gives news of acquaintances in Missouri; and James explains his resistance to moving to Texas and relays information about the lead mining business.
Date: February 7, 1830
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 W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, February 9, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, in which Parrot appeals to Austin to follow up on a petition made to the Vice Governor of Coahuila y Tejas that would allow him to make changes to a land grant awarded to a man, Mr. Ross, who has died. Parrott holds the power of attorney for the widow. A handwritten note on the second page of the resource indicates that Stephen F. Austin answered the letter from Parrott on February 27. 1831
Date: February 9, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland, February 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: John Sutherland, William Manifee, William Heard, Joseph Rector, William Pride, Jesse White, Benjamin S. White, Samuel Rogers, Robert G. Grozier.
Date: February 19, 1830
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith, February 26, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: William Haskins, Pulaski Dudley and Mary Smith. Also included are rough descriptions of where each families' league is located.
Date: February 26, 1830
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, February 28, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, in which Moore informs Austin that his plans to visit Texas have been postponed, but that he has sent his son as the family representative to find suitable land for their relocation. Moore also mentions that he rand out of time to procure the necessary recommendations, but that Austin can refer to Luke Lassier, P.R. Splane and Mr. Doty as references for both himself and his son.
Date: February 28, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History