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#197 Opinion de Don Lorenzo de Zavala

Description: This document is about the opinions of Lorenzo de Zavala on the political state of the Mexican United States, directed to the citizen assembly of Lynchberg, Texas.
Date: October 25, 1835
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

1857 Petition by Heirs

Description: Petition by the heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala for payment of his salary as Vice President
Date: 1857
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

1861 Petition by Heirs

Description: Petition by the heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala for lands he was entitled to under his impresario contract. The 1861 type-script has a manuscript appended.
Date: 1861
Creator: Jones, William H.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Baptismal confirmation for Henry, Zavala's adopted son]

Description: Baptismal confirmation which took place on May 7, 1832, for Emily West's son Henry, whom Lorenzo de Zavala adopted. Jose Trinidad Salgado as god parent.
Date: June 21, 1832
Creator: Varela, Felix
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Certified Marriage Record of Zavala and West]

Description: A certified Marriage record of Lorenzo de (Lawrence) Zavala and Emily West. Took place November 12, 1831 at R. C. Church of Transfiguration by the Rev. Felix Varela. New York. Copied from the Parish Register on October 11, 1900.
Date: October 11, 1900
Creator: R. C. Church of the Transfiguration
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Copy of letter from Zavala to Mexia, May 26, 1836]

Description: Letter from Zavala to Mexia. Zavala's feelings for his birth and mother country, Mexico and his confidence towards his new country and on the Texas military. Velasco, May 26, 1836.
Date: May 26, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Court transactions of Eleven leagues of land from Don Fernando del Valle to Zavala, November 11, 1833]

Description: Valle granting permission to conclude the sale to Zavala of the eleven leagues of land which he possesses as his own in Texas. And the documents transferring power of ownership and land rights of the eleven leagues of land to Emily de Zavala. This is a typed translation that was filed in Houston County in 1905.
Date: November 14, 1905
Creator: Valle, Fernando del
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Election Returns

Description: Certification that Lorenzo de Zavala is one of seven Delegates to the Consultation for the Municipality of Harrisburg. Vote for delegates to the 1836 Convention. Includes: Statements of elections held in various houses in the Municipality. A list of voters and votes received (includes de Zavala's name as a voter) Compiled return showing Zavala with 115 votes.
Date: October 8, 1835
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission