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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

Section of Diary of Carlos Maria Bustamente

Description: Reference to: The Azayo (Azago) expedition to Guatemala; Battle of Plan del Río; banking house of Martoroell y Pla[]; bravery of the Yucatecans; project to buy cannon from the English; capture of Francisco Dita(?) in Chalco; Consejo de Guerra appointed; entrance into Alvarado; election of Archbishop of Baltimore; freemasonry; heresies; imprisonment at San Sebastián de Aparicio; inflation caused by paper money; money received by Herrera in New Orleans from Congress of Chilpancingo; money sent to New Orleans by Iturbide; Oaxacan grain exports to Europe; Oraculo de la Pitihia(?); Plan de Veracruz; proclamation of Guadalupe Victoria; prohibition of Bullfights; rebels in Totolapam; revolt in Tampico; Spanish agents in San Juan de Ulúa; troop movements to Córdoba; troops moved from Acapulco to Perote; tyranny of Iturbide; Consejero Almanza; Melchor Álvarez in Alvarado; Juan Pablo Anaya; Martín Andrade in San Luis Potosí; Arévalo; Padre Arias; Brigadier Armijo; Ignacio Arriaga of Otumba; Lic. Ascarate; Barbén; Manuel Basconcelos; Barragán; Lieutenant Barrera; Bataller; Nicolás Bravo; Víctor Bravo; Anastacio Bustamante; José Cadena; Joaquín Canedo; José María Carrera; General Cartuchera; Carrillo; José María Castrejón, Marqués de Bodegón; Colonel Castro; Eugenio Cortes; Dávila; José María Durán; Ignacio Esteva; Echávarri; Lic. Espinosa de los Monteses; Diego García Conde; Captain Garmendia; Gómez Navarrete; Toribio González; capture of Guerrero by Alférez José María Plazo at Temamatla; Brigadier Herrera; Joaquín de Herrera; Iriarte; Luis Iturribarria; Padre José, Mercedario Regente de Estudios de Belem; Labaqui; Lic. Lebrija; Juan León; defeat of Lobato; imprisonment of Luis Lozano; Pío Marcha; capture of Padre Marchena; Matiauda; Mayorga of Chiapa; Medellín; Mendiola; Mier; Matías Monteagudo; Navarrete; Lic. Olaez; Agustín Pardiñas; Sisto Paredes; Joaquín Parres; Lic. Peña y Peña; Ministro Quintana; Ignacio Rayón; Ramón Rayón; Colonel Riveiro; José Sulvaran Rufian; Conde de San Pedro del Álamo; arrest of Salvatierra; Santa Ana; Fray Manuel de Santa María; Lic. Sosaya (envoy ...
Date: January 1, 1823
Creator: Bustamente, Carlos Maria
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American 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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Juan de Dios Canedo to Lorenzo de Zavala, August 31, 1828]

Description: Juan de Dios Canedo to Lorenzo de Zavala: Defending the actions of the federal government in withdrawing troops to Coyoacan and placing them at the orders of the legislature with the consent of the governor. Mexico, August 31, 1828.
Date: August 31, 1828
Creator: Canedo, Juan de Dios
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Antonio V. Casanueva to Lorenzo de Zavala, September 11, 1830]

Description: Antonio V. Casanueva to Lorenzo de Zavala: On the state of Zavala's affairs in Mexico. The financial problems of El correo. Mexico, September 11, 1830. [enclosure: copy of a vice presidential order that the loan made by Miguel de la Pena be returned, July 5, 1930]
Date: September 11, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, December 18, 1830]

Description: Casanueva to Zavala: On the state of Zavala's affairs in Mexico and asking for a letter that can be given to a deputy of the new Congress asking for permission to return to Mexico. Mexico, December 18, 1830.
Date: December 18, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, November 27, 1830]

Description: Casanueva to Zavala: On the physical condition of Manuela de Zavala. On the demands made by the state government on Zavala's property. Mexico, November 27, 1830.
Date: November 27, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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)
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas General Land Office

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

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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas General Land Office