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[Certified Marriage Record of Zavala and West]

Description: A certified Marriage record of Lorenzo de (Lawrence) Zavala and Emily West. Took place November 12, 1831 at R. C. Church of Transfiguration by the Rev. Felix Varela. New York. Copied from the Parish Register on October 11, 1900.
Date: October 11, 1900
Creator: R. C. Church of the Transfiguration
Item Type: Text
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

[Court transactions of Eleven leagues of land from Don Fernando del Valle to Zavala, November 11, 1833]

Description: Valle granting permission to conclude the sale to Zavala of the eleven leagues of land which he possesses as his own in Texas. And the documents transferring power of ownership and land rights of the eleven leagues of land to Emily de Zavala. This is a typed translation that was filed in Houston County in 1905.
Date: November 14, 1905
Creator: Valle, Fernando del
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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

Enrique Rueg March 21st, 1835

Description: Transcribing a communication with the governor's decision to the memorial of the citizens complaining against the conduct pursued by Commissioner John Nixon and the agent of the impresarios.
Date: March 21, 1835
Creator: Rueg, Enrique
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas

Description: Broadside issued by the governor of the state of Coahuila and Texas communicating an order received from the Secretaría de Estado.
Date: 1834
Creator: Lombardo, Francisco María & Vidaurri y Villaseñor, Francisco
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Southern Methodist University Libraries

Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Tejas, Decree No. 250

Description: Decree No. 250, Congress of Coahuila y Texas, dated January 27, 1834, granting an extension of four years for completion of the contracts of John McMullen and Lorenzo de Zavala. Transmitted by Seguín to the alcalde of Béxar.
Date: January 27, 1834
Creator: Coahuila and Texas (Mexico)
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Harrisburg Election] October 8th, 1835

Description: An official statement that Zavala was one of the seven Delegates selected to represent the Jurisdiction of Harrisburg
Date: October 8, 1835
Creator: Richardson, Geo F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission