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[Transcript of Letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña, discussing the author's joy at receiving people from all over the world to colonize Mexican Texas, as well as his excitement at receiving a letter from the Mexican president. He also discusses the Catholicism of the incoming settlers, and their need for a priest who understands English.
Date: unknown
Creator: Peña, Juan Nepomuceno
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Leona Vicario, April 4, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Leona Vicario, on April 4, 1835, discussing the colonists in Brazoria, who do not want any military positions.
Date: April 4, 1835
Creator: Vicario, Leona
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Leona Vicario, March 23, 1835]

Description: Transcript for a letter from Leona Vicario, on March 23, 1835, discussing Vicente de la Garza's discovery that no militiamen are allowed in Austin's colony.
Date: March 23, 1835
Creator: Vicario, Leona
Item Type: Letter
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

[Transcript of Letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, January 20, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, in which Bryan asks Perry to provide direction to the company responsible for shipping the goods he has recently purchased. Bryan also provides information about the status of his business and and asks that perry bring his horse and some salt as soon as he can make it to the colony.
Date: January 20, 1833
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, January 22, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, in which Bryan reminds Perry to send the articles he has requested and his horse. Bryan also provides news regarding Mr. Sayer's account, and A. Henrie and son's travel to [Westalls].
Date: January 22, 1834
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, November 30, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, in which Bryan informs Perry that he safely arrived in San Felipe de Austin with his uncle, Stephen F. Austin. Bryan also reports that Austin has resigned his office as commander-in-chief of the army of Texas and will likely travel to the United States as commissioner of Texas to negotiate for aid; Burleson has been elected to take Austin's place as commander-in-chief; and military personnel were confused and displeased by the outcome of the convention.
Date: November 30, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History