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[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

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

Election Returns

Description: Certification that Lorenzo de Zavala is one of seven Delegates to the Consultation for the Municipality of Harrisburg. Vote for delegates to the 1836 Convention. Includes: Statements of elections held in various houses in the Municipality. A list of voters and votes received (includes de Zavala's name as a voter) Compiled return showing Zavala with 115 votes.
Date: October 8, 1835
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

List of Voters, February 2nd 1836

Description: A list of voters and votes received at An Election held at Lynchburg for the municipality of Harrisburg
Date: February 2, 1836
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

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

[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 Anthony Dey, May 5, 1834]

Description: Letter from Anthony Dey to unknown person: On granting 200 Poles to settle in Zavala's granted land between the Sabine River and the town of Nacogdoches. New York, May 5, 1834. Anthony Dey was the New York attorney for the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company.
Date: May 5, 1834
Creator: Dey, Anthony
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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