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[Transcript of Letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, November 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, in which Burleson reports that he received Austin's communication regarding the interception of the supply convoy too late to send a detachment last night. Burleson also reports that he sent Maj. Sommerville and seventy men to support Capt. [Fanning]'s efforts, and that Capt. Lockhart has returned to Camp Defiance after being separated from fellow troops near the Medina River.
Date: November 12, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, November 19, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, in which the committee conveys their support for the cause of Texas independence and expresses their willingness to dispatch a brigade of able-bodied men to march to Texas if Austin and the Texas military leadership can find a way to address the cost of their journey and the inexperience of the volunteer brigade.
Date: November 19, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from Edward Gritten to the Alcalde, Ayuntamiento, and People of Gonzales, October 4, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edward Crittin to the Alcalde, Ayuntamiento, and People of Gonzales, regarding the arrival of Col. Ugartechea's messenger, Mr. Anderson, and his confidential Secretary, Lieut. Rada. Crittin also writes that Col. Ugartechea will continue to allow free movement of Americans for trade, and that the regiments in Saltillo has been suspended by General Cos.
Date: October 4, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from Genl. Martin Perfecto de Cos to Stephen F. Austin, October 18, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Genl. Martin Perfecto de Cos to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cos describes his surprise at learning that Austin is the Commander of the Texas Revolutionary Army. Cos accuses Austin of ignorance and impatience and refuses to acknowledge the Federal Army of Texas as a legitimate entity. Ugartechea writes with directions to suspend dispensing lands until the revolutionary conflict is over, and that any land titles acquired during this time will not be legally acknowledged.
Date: October 18, 1835

[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

[Transcript of Letter from H. Meigs to Stephen F. Austin, November 27, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from H. Meigs to Stephen F. Austin, in which Meigs expresses his concern over not having received a letter from Austin since October. Meigs conveys the message of the Secretary of State to the Indians regarding the war of Texas independence - that they should not get involved on pain of U.S. resentment. [There is an addendum to this document by James F. Perry, documenting the delivery of the five dollar note to
Date: November 27, 1835