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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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: San Jacinto Museum of History

Portrait of Lorenzo de Zavala

Description: Oil painting of Lorenzo de Zavala, completed in 1980 using other images of the subject as a reference.
Date: 1980
Creator: Wheeler, Larry
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: San Jacinto Museum of History

Memorial to the legislature of the State of Texas, of Wm. H. Jones, Administrator of the estate of Lorenzo de Zavala, deceased, empresario of Zavala's Colony

Description: Memorial to the legislature of the State of Texas, of Wm. H. Jones, Administrator of the estate of Lorenzo de Zavala, deceased, impresario of Zavala's Colony : petitioning for the issue of twenty four leagues and twenty one labors of premium land certificates, to the widow & heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala, deceased : being the amount of land which accrued to said Zavala by virtue of his colonization contract with the State of Coahuila and Texas; as heretofore recognized by the Republic and State of Texas, by general laws, and the interpretation thereof by the Supreme Court.
Date: 1861
Creator: Jones, William H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UT Southwestern Medical Center Library

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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

#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

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

[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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Res-appoint Zavala-translate November 8th 1835

Description: A noted request for Zavala to translate the declaration, and for it to be printed and distributed to Citizens of the republic of Mexico.
Date: November 8, 1835
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission