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[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

[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

[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias, October 11, 1834]

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias: On the politics surrounding Andrew Jackson and the Bank of the United States. On General Paez's efforts to obtain Spanish recognition of Venezuelan independence and on rumors that Mexico will declare war on Spain if it does not recognize the former's independence. N(ew) York, October 11, 1834.
Date: October 11, 1834
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Address to the the People of Texas by the Central Committee, October 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for an address to the People of Texas by the Central Committee, in which the committee encourages members of their constituency to be tempered in their adoption of revolutionary views and behaviors regarding Mexico. The committee warns of consequences of a hasty civil war and reminds the people of moderate responsiveness on the part of the Mexican government, citing the repeal of the Law of April 6, 1830, and the establishment of state-specific trial by jury.
Date: October 28, 1834
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of Extract from a Letter from Texas, March 7, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript of an extract of a letter from Texas describing Stephen F. Austin's arrest in Saltillo: including the reasons provided in the Order of Arrest, Austin's treatment since his arrest, federal approval of a state-maintained court system, and immediate outcomes from the federal repeal of the Law of April 6, 1830.
Date: March 7, 1834
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, October 26, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, in which Andrews reports that the bill of lading should be arriving soon and the document will enable Perry will able to recover the financial losses incurred when several items of his merchandise, being shipped on the Empress, were thrown overboard. Andrews also reports that an angry customer broke in to his store, and that his cook was taken away by Mr. Randon.
Date: October 26, 1834
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from F. W. Johnson to Editors of the Galveston News, April 29, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from F. W. Johnson to Editors of the Galveston News, in which Johnson offers corrections to the facts stated in a series of stories published in the Galveston News on Early colonization. Johnson provides clarification regarding: dates on which certain events occurred, relationships between persons, and numbers of families introduced by Robertson and Austin.
Date: April 15, 1834
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from Gail Borden to Mr. Cole, December 2, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Gail Borden to Mr. Cole, in which Borden explains that he has been unable to perform the surveying task that Cole requested for reasons that will be explained by his proxy, Mr. Cave. Borden also assures Cole that Cave is capable of doing the work.
Date: December 2, 1834
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, May 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, in which Spear requests information and assistance regarding claims to land promised by the Mexican government in exchange for military service in the patriot army from 1812-1813. Spear's brother (deceased at the time of writing) fought in the patriot army and Spear is inquiring on behalf of his brother's heirs.
Date: May 28, 1834
Item Type: Letter