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[Transcript of Agreement between Capt. Wyly Martin and Thomas F. McKinney, April 3, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from agreement between Capt. Wyly Martin and Thomas F. McKinney, in which both men agree to resolve their dispute over "an affair of honor" by pleading their respective cases to an Board of Honor consisting of Stephen F. Austin, Dr. Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton, and Sam Houston. Martin and McKinney also agree to honor the final decision of the board.
Date: April 3, 1833
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, June 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, in which Austin agrees to pay Sims one half league of premium land by the Colorado River in exchange for improvements to the league at the head of Bay Prairie. Austin has already paid Sims cash for a portion of the cost of the improvements.
Date: June 19, 1830
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of an Announcement from Sam Houston, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript an announcement from Sam Houston appointing William H. Wharton as the Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States, and noting that the citizens of the Republic of Texas have voted nearly unanimously to become a state.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Houston, Samuel
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of an essay by Stephen F. Austin concerning the law of April 6, 1830, [May 18, 1830?]]

Description: Copy of transcript for an essay written by Stephen F. Austin, in which Austin addresses the history of Texas and the negative effects of the law of April 6, 1830, which ended immigration from the United States. Austin also argues that Texas would not economically benefit from separating from Mexico.
Date: [1830-05-18?]
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History