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[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Sam Houston to Charles Sims, August 12, 1838]

Description: Letter with orders from Sam Houston to Charles Sims instructing him to proceed to various Indian tribes to assure them that they will have peace. The text reads: Nacogdoches, Texas 12th Aug, 1838 to Charles Sims, Sir, You will proceed to the various Tribes of Indians, and assure them them [sic], that no harm is in=tended towards them, but that the Treaty shall be [...] with them, and that they shall have their homes and their lands, and Peace will be kept with them; Tell them my words shall not perish= Let them remain at peace! It is said that whitemen [sic] intend to march against the Indians this is false! no such thing has even been thought of. Bad men may say so, but good men will not! Good men will [...]. Your Salary will be at the rate of five dollas a day. I am [...] Sam Houston.
Date: August 12, 1838
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Land Survey

Description: Land survey of 640 and 1280 acres in Nacogdoches County; signed by B. A. Vansickle, Abraham Gibson, and W. H. Ferris for George H. Wright, Hansel Wright and Michael Snyder
Date: 1838
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Condition of Texas. Message from the President of the United States, Upon the subject of the political, military, and civil condition of Texas.

Description: This booklet includes the text of an address by President Andrew Jackson to Congress regarding the independence of Texas as well as various letters written by Henry M. Morfit who went to Texas in order to report about the conditions to the Secretary of State.
Date: December 22, 1836
Creator: Jackson, Andrew & Morfit, Henry M.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Letter to Sam Houston

Description: Manuscript letter to Sam Houston from William G. Hill which is accompanied by the Goliad Declaration of Independence, an eight page manuscript, probably Sam Houston's copy, dated December 20, 1835
Date: December 20, 1835
Creator: Hill, William G.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum