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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
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

[Land grant title to John Bevil granted by Lorenzo de Zavala, October 29, 1834]]

Description: Title of Possession of Land given to John Bevil October 28, 1834. Included are all the legal transactions made between Texas Government and authorized persons included in Bevil's Title of Land process. This copy is a translated copy by P.H. Buckley.
Date: December 22, 1915
Creator: General Land office of the State of Texas
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History