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[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

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 11, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the continued lack of a quorum, but indicates new members arriving. Mexico, April 11, 1833.
Date: April 11, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 16, 1833

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the activities of Congress: legislation on civic militias. On the new governor of the Federal District. Mexico, April 16, 1833.
Date: April 16, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, April 20, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the politics in Congress and the effects on them by the Truce of Zavaleta. On the lack of action by some members of Congress. Mexico, April 20, 1833.
Date: April 20, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 13, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On meeting with Pedraza, Angulo, Farias and others on what is being accomplished. Hopes Zavala will join the new Congress. Mexico, February 13, 1833.
Date: February 13, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 20, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On reorganization of the opposition. On how Pedraza's quest to make everyone a friend will back-fire. Mexico, February 20, 1833.
Date: February 20, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, February 22, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: Congratulates Zavala on his election as governor of Mexico. On his hopes for being elected to the Senate. Mexico, February 22, 1833.
Date: February 22, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 1, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the need to work together in order to make plans work. Arroyo S(ar)co, January 1, 1833.
Date: January 1, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 4, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: Expressing his belief that Zavala's place is in the Congress if he no longer wants to be governor. Mexico, January 4, 1833.
Date: January 4, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 16, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: Political affairs discussed; nominations for various posts. Conveys news received from friends in New York. Mexico, January 16, 1833.
Date: January 16, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 17, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: Discussions of political affairs: the convention is to be replaced by a congress, and elections have already begun in some states. Mexico, January 17, 1833.
Date: January 17, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 24, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: Had heard that Zavala had died during apoplectic fit. Wants Zavala's opinion on the elections. Belief by the president that there is a conspiracy against Zavala. Mexico, January 24, 1833.
Date: January 24, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, January 26, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: Wishes to know if Zavala has plans for him. Believes Zavala should request a four year extension on his colonization grant in Texas. Mexico, January 26, 1833.
Date: January 26, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 15, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the problems of getting enough elected members of the new Congress to open its sessions. Mexico, March 15, 1833.
Date: March 15, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 22, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On the elections for president and vice president and the need for Zavala to come to Mexico City to help organize the party. On Santa Anna's unwillingness to come being the best thing, since Gomez Farias is better suited to the tasks at hand. Mexico, March 22, 1833.
Date: March 22, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 30, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On his need for credentials in order to take up his post, and again asking Zavala to come to the capital. Mexico, March 30, 1833.
Date: March 30, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History