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[Transcript of Letter from Jesse U. Evans to Stephen F. Austin, July 27, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Jesse U. Evans to Stephen F. Austin, in which Evans reports that he has so far been unable to complete the survey of David Harris' league and the meandering of the San Jacinto River due to a prolonged illness. Evans has attached his field notes and rough calculations of several leagues and asks Austin to speak to the Alcalde on his behalf at the next meeting of the Ayuntamiento.
Date: July 27, 1831
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Sylvester Murphy to Stephen F. Austin, July 31, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Sylvester Murphy to Stephen F. Austin, in which Sylvester informs Austin that he is suffering from persistent and severe lung inflammation which is keeping him from discussing matters in person. Murphy indicates that he is aware that Warren D.C. Hall has taken possession of the Phelps Tract and that based on prior negotiations, Murphy feels that he should be given the Clear Creek tract.
Date: July 31, 1831
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, August 27, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ficklin provides a reference for General John T. Mason, and shares his opinion on the tendency of the press to exaggerate the instability of the political climate in the United States.
Date: August 27, 1831
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History