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[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, October 1, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that he received his letter which addresses allegations the late Judge John P. Coles filed against Perry before his death. Gillespie also tells Perry that the original bill filed by Coles cannot be found and the case will likely be postponed.
Date: October 1, 1847
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, April 10, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that the Supreme Court is not likely to reach a verdict on the Empresario case within a desirable time frame, and that there is likely to be an upcoming trial regarding Judge Coles estate.
Date: April 10, 1847
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of an excerpt of a document written by Sam M. Williams, March 20, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for an excerpt of a document written by Sam M. Williams, in which Williams describes Stephen F. Austin's struggle with a severe case of Bilious fever in the fall of 1829. Williams also relays Austin's concern for poor Mexicans suffering from illness.
Date: March 27, 1847
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.).
Date: August 26, 1847
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter to George L. Hammeken, June 9, 1848]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to George L. Hammeken, in which the sender describes the provenance of the seven-hundred dollars that were originally enclosed in the letter, and provides a list of items that Mrs. Perry wants Hammeken to purchase and/or have made, including a wax impression of Gen. Austin's seal which Mrs. Perry wants to have engraved on the items she has requested. Lastly, there are further directions for any remaining sum.
Date: June 9, 1848
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, May 6, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, in which Perry offers to sell the land that Sims currently lives on to him for one dollar per acre - to be paid in part with negro slaves at cash price and in part in cash. Perry also informs Sims that the court case involving the land in question has not been decided upon.
Date: May 6, 1847
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 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 Letter from William J. Russell to Stephen F. Austin, December 11, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William J. Russell to Stephen F. Austin, in which Russell requests a grant for an additional quarter league of land. Russell informs Austin that the league he is interested in is vacant, no claims have been made on the land, and under the colonization law he is entitled to more land.
Date: December 11, 1832
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Israil McGready to James F. Perry, November 17, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from letter from Israil McGready to James F. Perry, regarding Perry's business in Missouri including, several lawsuits against persons indebted to Perry and the sale of his land. McGready also updates Perry in regards to political changes in the state. McGready also asks Perry to collect a debt on his behalf, should the person owing McGready travel to Texas.
Date: November 17, 1832
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James Ramage to Stephen F. Austin, January 2, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Ramage to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ramage informs Austin that his departure to the United States has been delayed until now and that he received Austin's letter, and will promote the colony during his time in the United States.
Date: January 2, 1832
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History