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[Transcript of Letter, December 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from, on December 7, 1830, denouncing Alexander Tomson, James Ledbetter, Thomas Sherman, and Overton Hennesy, who immigrated illegally to Texas.
Date: December 7, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Raney to Stephen F. Austin, November 23, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Raney to Stephen F. Austin, in which Raney informs Austin that he has had to postpone his travels to San Felipe to sign his colonization contract because he has been severely ill since July and can barely walk. He appeals to Austin to continue to hold the allotment of land until he recovers, arguing that he has already paid the necessary fees to have the area surveyed, etc.
Date: November 23, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter to a Governor of Texas, November 22, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to a governor of Texas, on November 22, 1830, discussing the legitimacy of Lorenzo de Zavala's claim to his colony, and saying that they should give the land to George Fisher instead.
Date: November 22, 1830
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 Nathaniel Cox to Stephen F. Austin, November 12, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Nathaniel Cox to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cox requests that, if Austin still has access to letters that were sent in care of his office addressed to Mr. Carbajal, that he remove several bills for Edward Robinson, (which were included as attachments) and forward them to a lawyer for collection.
Date: November 12, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter Discussing Customs Department, November 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from, on November 7, 1830, discussing the creation of a customs department in San Bernardo, Galveston, and Nacogdoches, and their reasons for it. They also discuss a man they wish to use his influence to help this project along.
Date: November 7, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History