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Life of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe

Description: Biographical sketch of Lorenzo de Zavala by Mary Jane Harris Briscoe. Her family lived near the de Zavalas when she was a girl. Citation info: Mary Jane Harris Briscoe Papers, MC056, San Jacinto Museum of History, Houston, Texas.
Date: 1886
Creator: Briscoe, Mary Jane Harris
Partner: San Jacinto Museum of History

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

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

[Letter from Jorge Ant'o Nixon to Enrique Rueg] April 30th, 1835

Description: Letter to Henry Rueg accompanying communications received from W. S. Allen calling himself agent of the Impresarios Zavala Vehlein and Burnett -- protesting against Arturo Henry, the actual agent of said impresarios and also protesting as illegal the titles given by the former as such commissioner unless they had the signature of said Allen attached to them, and asking instructions on the subject.
Date: April 30, 1835
Creator: Nixon, Jorge Ant'o
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Martin Perfecto de Cos to Political Chief of Nacogdoches] August 8th, 1835

Description: Transcribes a communication from the War department stating the refusal of Lorenzo Zavala to present himself in Mexico to render account of his diplomatic commission to the court of France, and that as it is known that said Zavala had landed at Brazoria coming from New Orleans, to endeavour by all possible means to have him arrested he being a very dangerous person under the present circumstances, and to send him to the disposal of the Supreme Government
Date: August 8, 1835
Creator: de Cos, Martin Perfecto
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[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

List of Voters, February 2nd 1836

Description: A list of voters and votes received at An Election held at Lynchburg for the municipality of Harrisburg
Date: February 2, 1836
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 Zavala to Burnet] September 24th 1836

Description: A duplicate of Zavala's letter to Burnet stating that, due to his health, he will not be able to join the next meeting of Congress.
Date: September 24, 1836
Creator: de Zavala, Lorenzo
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

de Zavala resignation October 17th 1836

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala's letter to the Senate and House of Representatives, stating his resignation from the office of Vice President of the Republic
Date: October 17, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. January 15th 1841

Description: Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. for compensation for losses sustained by the family when his father's house was taken over for a hospital by the Texan Army
Date: January 15, 1841
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
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
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[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