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[Transcript of a Governmental Decree]

Description: Copy of transcript for a governmental decree, discussing the teaching of Spanish to Texas colonists, and giving Texas schools legal rights and regulations.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Handwritten Note]

Description: Copy of transcript of a handwritten note saying that the law about Texas applying for statehood has been omitted and summarizing what it said.
Date: April 1, 1833
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Handwritten Note, February 8, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript of a handwritten note discussing the organization of the Eastern Interior Provinces of Mexico, and giving references to an explanation of the system as well as to a translation of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Moses Austin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Land Deed, June 10, 1820]

Description: Copy of transcript for a deed transferring land in Hempstead County, Arkansas Territory. from James Bryan to William Stevenson, on June 10, 1820.
Date: June 10, 1820
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Legal Document, February 1, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript of a legal document in Spanish, asking that the Mexican Congress appoint a leader in Spanish Texas, and laying out a list of articles.
Date: February 1, 1825
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Legal Document Noting Debt, February 1, 1815]

Description: Copy of transcript for a legal document noting that James Bryan and Moses Austin owe $163 to the United States of America, as of February 1, 1815, in relation to Bryan's home distillery.
Date: February 1, 1815
Creator: Bryan, James & Austin, Moses
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Legal Document, November 8, 1827]

Description: Copy of transcript for a legal document, on November 8, 1827, concerning two men who inherited money, but came up against an issue with the law.
Date: November 8, 1827
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a legal document recording the history of a loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin]

Description: Copy of transcript for an affidavit[?] sworn by Henry Austin and witnessed and recorded by James G. Phelps. Henry's Austin's statement details a debt of cash owed and interest accrued on an advance loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin in Mexico in 1835. Henry Austin's statement also verifies that the loan remains unpaid.
Date: January 22, 1858
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Letter, August 20, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter in Spanish, on August 20, 1821, discussing a presentation made by Stephen F. Austin about the immigration of 300 families into Mexico.
Date: August 20, 1821
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Letter, December 1, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript of a letter written in Spanish, on December 1, 1821, discussing the possession of a governor in Spanish Texas, and laying out the terms for a peaceful resolution.
Date: December 1, 1821
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Letter, December 3, 1819]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, possibly from William M. O'Hara, on December 3, 1819, explaining the enclosed papers, and his desire to dissolve his business agreements with Stephen F. Austin.
Date: December 3, 1819
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History