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[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

[Transcript of Letter from John McLaren to Stephen F. Austin, June 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John McLaren to Stephen F. Austin, in which McLaren informs Austin that he has made another selection of land on the western end of the peninsula near Pass Cavarieri. McLaren also addresses his feeling that Austin has evaded sending someone to perform the survey on his lands.
Date: June 18, 1831
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John R. Jones to Moses A. Bryan, September 3, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John R. Jones to Moses A. Bryan, in which Jones asks Bryan if he can have a book of Spanish language exercises belonging to Bryan that was found in Mr. Fletcher's store. Jones also informs Bryan that Milam Jones is near death.
Date: September 3, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Raney to Stephen F. Austin, November 23, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Raney to Stephen F. Austin, in which Raney informs Austin that he has had to postpone his travels to San Felipe to sign his colonization contract because he has been severely ill since July and can barely walk. He appeals to Austin to continue to hold the allotment of land until he recovers, arguing that he has already paid the necessary fees to have the area surveyed, etc.
Date: November 23, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry, April 13, 1837]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry requesting that Perry purchase a table for him in New Orleans, and commenting that he will contribute some information to the Stephen F. Austin biography being compiled by General Lamar.
Date: April 13, 1837
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry, February 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry, in which Jones provides a character reference for Henry Leach and asks Perry to assist Leach in brokering his bill of exchange. Jones also informs Perry of his intention to sell his land in order to re-establish his mercantile business, and offers to pay off his remaining debt to Perry by selling his three Negro servants.
Date: February 15, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History