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[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, October 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, in which Fisher updates Austin on the movement of Mexican troops, his opinion of Mexican generals involved in the war, the position of various politicians throughout Mexico on separation from Mexico, his interpretation of events that have transpired, and predictions about the strategic decisions to be made by both the Mexican and rebel leadership.
Date: October 20, 1835
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from J. Cable to Col. Stephen F. Austin, April 25, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Cable to Col. Stephen F. Austin, in which Cable informs Austin of his personal and financial misfortunes in Louisiana. Cable also informs Austin that Major C. H. Sims, Cable's colleague, has plans to visit the colony in order to settle there and to confirm a land title on Cable's behalf. Finally, cable asks for Austin's assurance that the land he previously procured is still available.
Date: April 25, 1830
Item Type: Letter