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[Letter from Antonio V. Casanueva to Lorenzo de Zavala, September 11, 1830]

Description: Antonio V. Casanueva to Lorenzo de Zavala: On the state of Zavala's affairs in Mexico. The financial problems of El correo. Mexico, September 11, 1830. [enclosure: copy of a vice presidential order that the loan made by Miguel de la Pena be returned, July 5, 1930]
Date: September 11, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, December 18, 1830]

Description: Casanueva to Zavala: On the state of Zavala's affairs in Mexico and asking for a letter that can be given to a deputy of the new Congress asking for permission to return to Mexico. Mexico, December 18, 1830.
Date: December 18, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, November 27, 1830]

Description: Casanueva to Zavala: On the physical condition of Manuela de Zavala. On the demands made by the state government on Zavala's property. Mexico, November 27, 1830.
Date: November 27, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
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 de Zavala, June 16, 1832

Description: Letter written by Lorenzo de Zavala while he was living in Brooklyn, NY. Difficult to read.
Date: June 16, 1832
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American 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