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[Manifiesto de Liorna.]

Description: Handwritten document in multiple languages which discusses biographical and political information from Agustín de Iturbide's notes.
Date: September 27, 1823
Creator: Iturbide, Agustin de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Manifiesto o Memoria.]

Description: Document handwritten by Agustín de Iturbide, containing a summary of the Revolution as well as the establishment and end of the Empire.
Date: September 27, 1823
Creator: Iturbide, Agustín de, 1783-1824
Item Type: Text
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

[Trinosophes invitation, 1831]

Description: an invitation to de Zavala for a meeting of the Trinosophes, a French secret order. The document is corroborative evidence of Zavala's involvement in international masonry.
Date: September 22, 1834
Creator: Loge des Trinosophes
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas

Description: Broadside issued by the governor of the state of Coahuila and Texas communicating an order received from the Secretaría de Estado.
Date: 1834
Creator: Lombardo, Francisco María & Vidaurri y Villaseñor, Francisco
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Southern Methodist University Libraries

[Letter from Manuel to Veramendi, September 30, 1829]

Description: Letter from Manuel to Veramendi, September 30, 1829, referring to the triumph against the Spaniards. Reference to: Invention of Perinoll(?); charges against Zavala; passport of Poinsett; promotion of Lieutenant Colonel Palomino and Colonel Basadre; Santa Anna.
Date: September 30, 1829
Creator: Manuel
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, April 22, 1837]

Description: Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, widow of Lorenzo de Zavala, dated April 22, 1837 from New Orleans. The letter refers to her sadness after her son Henry and many friends have left the city. Mrs. Zavala, with her three children and a servant, traveled from Texas to New Orleans on the schooner Flash, arriving March 20, 1837. She and Mrs. Mexia had been friends in Mexico in 1832. Mrs. Zavala and her children left New Orleans for New York on April 9, 1837, thirteen days before Mrs. Mexia wrote this letter to her. The letter also references Lorenzo de Zavala Jr., the son of Lorenzo de Zavala and stepson of Mrs. Emily de Zavala. Lorenzo, Jr. arrived in New Orleans from Texas on April 10, and sometime after April 22 left New Orleans for New York. Charlotte Mexia was married to Jose Antonio Mexia.
Date: April 22, 1834
Creator: Mexia, Charlotte
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Jose Antonio Mexia to Lorenzo de Zavala, June 15, 1831]

Description: Jose Antonio Mexia to Lorenzo de Zavala: Torn letter which discusses rumors about Zavala in Mexico City. The state of affairs in Texas and political matters in the capital. Mexico, June 15, 1831.
Date: June 15, 1831
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History