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[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 23, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the attacks made on him by Mssr. Heredia and Macedo. Indicating that charge that he wishes to become lieutenant governor in order to subvert Zavala's position is false. Mexico, February 23, 1833.
Date: February 23, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History