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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 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

[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person, enclosed with letter to W.E. Hutchison, July 1, 1879]

Description: Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. to unknown person enclosed with with an additional letter to W.E. Hutchison. The letter addressed to Hutchison describes the mis-handling of the affairs over the estate and property of the deceased Lorenzo de Zavala Sr. The additional letter to unknown person describes his own eye-witness account of the events of the Battle of San Jacinto and his personal endeavors afterwards. Merida, Yucatan, July 1, 1879.
Date: July 1, 1879
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
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

1857 Petition by Heirs

Description: Petition by the heirs of Lorenzo de Zavala for payment of his salary as Vice President
Date: 1857
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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

Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. January 15th 1841

Description: Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. for compensation for losses sustained by the family when his father's house was taken over for a hospital by the Texan Army
Date: January 15, 1841
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission