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[Transcript of Letter from John C. Walker to Stephen F. Austin, April 17, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John C. Walker to Stephen F. Austin, in which Walker requests Austin's opinion on the probability of making a living as a clerk in Texas. Walker also inquires about the whereabouts and well being of James E. B. Austin, with whom he has been friends for many years. Walker has heard conflicting rumors about James E. B. Austin's death.
Date: April 17, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, October 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, on October 4, 1836, introducing Robert Moore; drawing attention to the widow and children of a man who died fighting for Texas, and the property they feel they are entitled to; and asking if there is adequate water and iron to merit creating an iron works in Texas.
Date: October 4, 1836
Creator: Dillon, John
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John J. Linn to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, November 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John J. Linn to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, in which Linn informs Austin that Governor Gonzales, his secretary, and twenty Mexican troops arrived at Goliad but were not appropriately received by Capt. Dimmitt. Linn warns Dimmitt is an enemy to the mexican people and his harshness towards the inhabitants of Goliad will have consequences for the Texas revolutionary cause.
Date: November 11, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John M. Austin to Stephen F. Austin, January 14, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John M. Austin to Stephen F. Austin, in which John M. Austin inquires about his possible relation to Moses and Stephen F. Austin. John Austin also asks for information regarding regarding immigration to and settlement within in the Austin Colony.
Date: January 14, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John M. J. Carbajal to Stephen F. Austin, March 8, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John M. J. Carbajal to Stephen F. Austin, in which Carbajal requests a couple of dozen copies of Austin's new map of Texas for Virginia families interested in settling in Texas. Carjabal also informs Austin that he has several hundred bibles that were translated into Spanish by the Bishop of Madrid and wonders if Austin would be willing to sell or give away as many as he can.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History