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[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

de Zavala resignation October 17th 1836

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala's letter to the Senate and House of Representatives, stating his resignation from the office of Vice President of the Republic
Date: October 17, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Zavala to Burnet] September 24th 1836

Description: A duplicate of Zavala's letter to Burnet stating that, due to his health, he will not be able to join the next meeting of Congress.
Date: September 24, 1836
Creator: de Zavala, Lorenzo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, May 28, 1836]

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, reporting that, at personal sacrifice, he has agreed to escort Santa Anna to Veracruz, as a service to Texas. Also discussed land and money transactions with Colonel Lamar and other family matters and finances. Velasco, Texas, May 28, 1836.
Date: May 28, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from unknown person to Mexia, May 27, 1836]

Description: Letter from unknown person to Mexia: Arriving to Galveston and hearing the news of the retreat of the enemy. Describes conditions of the prisoners in Galveston and mentions speaking to some of the imprisoned officers. Galveston, May 27, 1836.
Date: May 27, 1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Copy of letter from Zavala to Mexia, May 26, 1836]

Description: Letter from Zavala to Mexia. Zavala's feelings for his birth and mother country, Mexico and his confidence towards his new country and on the Texas military. Velasco, May 26, 1836.
Date: May 26, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Zavala to Mexia, May 26, 1836]

Description: Letter from Zavala to Mexia. Zavala's feelings for his birth and mother country, Mexico and his confidence towards his new country and on the Texas military. Velasco, May 26, 1836.
Date: May 26, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History