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[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
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Decree relative to the Catholic churches, January 13, 1841]

Description: A decree stating that the churches in and around the vicinity of San Antonio will be used for religious and education purposes only. January 13, 1841.
Date: January 13, 1841
Creator: Burnet, David G.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Enrique Rueg March 21st, 1835

Description: Transcribing a communication with the governor's decision to the memorial of the citizens complaining against the conduct pursued by Commissioner John Nixon and the agent of the impresarios.
Date: March 21, 1835
Creator: Rueg, Enrique
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas

Description: Broadside issued by the governor of the state of Coahuila and Texas communicating an order received from the Secretaría de Estado.
Date: 1834
Creator: Lombardo, Francisco María & Vidaurri y Villaseñor, Francisco
Partner: Southern Methodist University Libraries

Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas, Decree No. 250

Description: Decree No. 250, Congress of Coahuila y Texas, dated January 27, 1834, granting an extension of four years for completion of the contracts of John McMullen and Lorenzo de Zavala. Transmitted by Seguín to the alcalde of Béxar.
Date: January 27, 1834
Creator: Coahuila and Texas (Mexico)
Partner: Texas General Land Office

J. Benito Camacho February 18th, 1835

Description: Reporting the governor's displeasure at the conduct observed by the commissioner Nixon and the Agent of the Impresarios Zavala, Vehlein, and Burnet, etc. etc.
Date: February 18, 1835
Creator: Camacho, J. Benito
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

José María Falcón, Secretary of the State Government, to José Angel Navarro, Acting Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar]

Description: Transcribing a communication from the minister of state and relations to the governor (6/6/1835) requiring him to notify Lorenzo de Zavala to proceed to Mexico City and give an account of his diplomatic mission to France, and also to deliver to him the enclosed document (not found here). This order and the document forwarded to the political chief.
Date: July 20, 1835
Creator: Falcón, José María
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Letter from Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Lorenzo de Zavala, April 12, 1829]

Description: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna to Lorenzo de Zavala: Expressed hope that the friendship indicated by Zavala in his last letter will continue. Discusses the political situation of the country and Mexia's departure from the army. Jalapa, April 12, 1829.
Date: April 12, 1829
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History