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[Transcript of Letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, March 11, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morris informs Austin that he intends to settle in the Austin colony on land that Mr. Edwards is willing to sell to him. Morris also states that if the sea bluff property was been forfeited by the original grantee, he would prefer to purchase those lands over the land offered for sale by Mr. Edwards.
Date: March 11, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Richard Marsh to Stephen F. Austin, October 21, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Richard Marsh to Stephen F. Austin, in which Marsh explains that he traded Joseph Powell four hundred and eighteen dollars worth of goods for a title on two hundred acres in Texas. Marsh expresses his recent doubts on the legitimacy of the title and hopes that Austin can legitimize his land claims, or help to locate Powell for prosecution.
Date: October 21, 1831
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from S. F. Austin to The President and Members of the General Council, December 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. F. Austin to The President and Members of the General Council, in which Austin advises the creation of permanent government and the creation of a constitution via a convention of elected representatives. Austin also commends the council for aid provided to the Mexican Federalist troops.
Date: December 11, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from S. Reed to Stephen F. Austin, September 15, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Reed to Stephen F. Austin, in which Reed informs Austin of his intentions to relocate to the colony. Reed acknowledges the requirement to apply for land in person, but appeals to Austin to reserve one league of land on his behalf.
Date: September 15, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Gail Borden Jr., April 21, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Gail Borden Jr., in which Rhoads requests that Borden expedite the transfer of deeds (for the parties he is representing in the acquisition of three leagues of land). He is willing to wait if Col. Austin or Mr. Williams are expected to return soon, so that they can point out more valuable leagues than the ones he has selected.
Date: April 21, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from S. Rhoads-Fisher to Gale Borden, April 9, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Rhoads-Fisher to Gale Borden, in which Fisher introduces D. Davis D. Baker, a gentlemen handling business affairs on Fisher's behalf. Fisher asks Borden to show Baker a valuable piece of land that would be hard to obtain without influence in the land office.
Date: April 9, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History