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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

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

[Harrisburg Election] October 8th, 1835

Description: An official statement that Zavala was one of the seven Delegates selected to represent the Jurisdiction of Harrisburg
Date: October 8, 1835
Creator: Richardson, Geo F.
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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 Anthony Dey, May 5, 1834]

Description: Letter from Anthony Dey to unknown person: On granting 200 Poles to settle in Zavala's granted land between the Sabine River and the town of Nacogdoches. New York, May 5, 1834. Anthony Dey was the New York attorney for the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company.
Date: May 5, 1834
Creator: Dey, Anthony
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Antonio V. Casanueva to Lorenzo de Zavala, September 11, 1830]

Description: Antonio V. Casanueva to Lorenzo de Zavala: On the state of Zavala's affairs in Mexico. The financial problems of El correo. Mexico, September 11, 1830. [enclosure: copy of a vice presidential order that the loan made by Miguel de la Pena be returned, July 5, 1930]
Date: September 11, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Baradere to de Valle, February 3, 1836]

Description: Letter from Baradere to de Valle, February 3, 1836. Discussing letters to Mexia, the triumph of Farias and inactivity of de Zavala.
Date: February 3, 1836
Creator: Baradere
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Borrego to Political Chief of Nacogdoches]

Description: Relating to the abuses committed by the commissioner of the impresario Zavala Vehlein and Burnett, and giving instruction on the subject
Date: April 1, 1835
Creator: Borrego
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Burnet to Zavala] April 22nd 1836

Description: A letter by Burnet in response to Zavala's resignation from the office of Vice President.
Date: April 22, 1836
Creator: Burnet, David G.
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, December 18, 1830]

Description: Casanueva to Zavala: On the state of Zavala's affairs in Mexico and asking for a letter that can be given to a deputy of the new Congress asking for permission to return to Mexico. Mexico, December 18, 1830.
Date: December 18, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History