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[Lorenzo de Zavala’s empresario contract]

Description: Terms and conditions of Lorenzo de Zavala's impresario contract. This copy dated 5/22/1830.
Date: May 22, 1830
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Partner: Texas General Land Office

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

Stephen F. Austin to Lorenzo de Zavala, Minister of the Treasury

Description: Transcribing his communication to the political chief of Texas relative to forwarding his map of Texas to the president of Mexico. Indicates that a copy of the map in English had been sent to Philadelphia for publication but that the version sent to Mexico was more complete and accurate. 7/23/1829 126/4, p. 34
Date: July 23, 1829
Creator: Austin, S. F. (Stephen F.)
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Ramón Músquiz, Political Chief of Dept. of Béxar, to Manuel de Mier y Terán, Commandant General

Description: Acknowledging receipt of the newspaper containing the report that Zavala had illegally sold his contract and notifying him that it had been forwarded to the superior authorities. Indicates also that he had circulated to the authorities under his jurisdiction the communication of 12/31/1830 from the state government to Mier y Terán relative to the illegality of such sales and of the sale of any land to foreigners not naturalized in Mexico.
Date: January 25, 1831
Creator: Músquiz, Ramón
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General June 17th 1835

Description: Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Commandant General José Domingo Ugartechea, Principal Commandant of Texas. Instructing Ugartechea to order the military commandants that, if found, Lorenzo de Zavala be forced to sail to Veracruz and also that General Mexía be taken into custody and securely transported to Veracruz. 6/17/1835 127/12, p. 90
Date: June 17, 1835
Creator: Cos, Martín Perfecto de
Partner: Texas General Land Office

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

Lorenzo de Zavala to Stephen F. Austin, November 30th 1835

Description: Concerning a league of land for his family, the Consultation, and his general situation. Austin’s instruction to Gail Borden about Zavala’s land are included with this document.
Date: November 30, 1835
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Partner: Texas General Land Office