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[Transcript of Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos, August 9, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos, in which Cos issues orders for all authorities in Texas to be obedient to the laws of the Mexican government and to concentrate resources towards the pursuit and capture of Don Lorenzo Zavala. This document is the last page of what appears to be a multi-page document.
Date: August 9, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to the Ayuntamiento of Brazoria, July 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Ayuntamiento, in which Perfecto de Cos expresses his concern regarding the lack of law enforcement in Texas. Perfecto de Cos argues that the Ayunamiento should convince Texas citizens of the security benefits of Mexican military presence in Texas.
Date: July 12, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin, April 4, 1822]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin to Stephen F. Austin reporting of news from Missouri, most notably the death of James Bryan and of outstanding debts against Stephen discouraging his return to Missouri.
Date: April 4, 1822
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, April 25, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, in which Holley makes a second appeal to Perry for assistance in gathering materials to create an authoritative history of the Republic of Texas and the role of Stephen F. Austin in its founding and preservation.
Date: April 25, 1844
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry in which Holley provides a cursory inventory of the documentation she has collected in order to write the biography of Stephen F. Austin. Holley requests that Perry locate any additional personal papers belonging to Stephen F. Austin that document the early years (1821-1831).
Date: May 19, 1844
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History