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[Transcript of Letter, December 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from, on December 7, 1830, denouncing Alexander Tomson, James Ledbetter, Thomas Sherman, and Overton Hennesy, who immigrated illegally to Texas.
Date: December 7, 1830
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Several Letters, November 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for several letters written in November of 1830. The first, from William P. Harris to the Vice President of Mexico on November 18, 1830, discusses his desire to move to Mexico, and his attempts to gain land. The second, from Stephen F. Austin, discusses Harris' mission to populate and cultivate the land he is trying to acquire.
Date: November 18, 1830
Creator: Harris, William P. & Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Letter