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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

Letter from William L. Delap to George Cupples, March 20, 1845

Description: Discusses the possible good effects of the recent proffer of annexation terms to Texas by the U.S. Congress and Delap's translation of de Zavala's book Ensayo Historico de las Revoluciones de Megico des 1808 hasta 1830
Date: March 20, 1845
Creator: Delap, William
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

[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 Frank Johnson to Julia Zavala, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from Frank N. Johnson to Julia Zavala with handwritten copy of Captain R.M. Potter's account of Zavala's life taken from a paper furnished by Captain Potter himself. This biography of Zavala that Potter sketches deals mostly with his political life.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Johnson, Frank N. & Potter, Robert M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Frank Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from Frank N. Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala with typed copy of Captain R.M. Potter's account of Zavala's life taken from a paper furnished by Captain Potter himself. This biography of Zavala that Potter sketches deals mostly with his political life.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Johnson, Frank N. & Potter, Robert M.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

1861 Petition by Heirs

Description: Petition by the heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala for lands he was entitled to under his impresario contract. The 1861 type-script has a manuscript appended.
Date: 1861
Creator: Jones, William H.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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

The Lorenzo de Zavalas

Description: Biography of the de Zavalas
Date: unknown
Creator: Lenz, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Zavala Family Genealogy

Description: Zavala family history with breakdown of genealogical data.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lenz, Louis
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library