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[Transcript of a Promissory Note for the Government of Texas, January 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript of a promissory note promising a loan of $200,000, paid by lenders, to the government of Texas.
[Transcript of First Page of a Letter, February 16, 1836]
Copy of transcript for the first page of a letter, probably from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, on February 16, 1836, discussing the enthusiasm for the Texas cause in the United States.
[Transcript of Letter from Adam Beatty to Stephen F. Austin, October 16, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Adam Beatty to Stephen F. Austin, in which Beatty
[Transcript of Letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin], October 10, 1830]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin] discussing land grant issues in Texas, and outlining a portion of the Austin family genealogy. Archibald also mentions the military uniform that he and Mrs. Mexia have created for Stephen to wear in the Mexican national militia, as well as a family coat of arms that Stephen wishes to have engraved.
[Transcript of Letter from Columbus R. Patton to Stephen F. Austin, July 12, 1831]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Columbus R. Patton to Stephen F. Austin, in which Patton informs Austin of his intention to immigrate to Texas and requests information regarding duty fees, regulations for indenturing African-American persons and minors, and necessary supplies.
[Transcript of Letter from Edwin Bryant to Stephen F. Austin, June 5, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Edwin Bryant to Stephen F. Austin, on June 6, 1836, discussing the outfit of a regiment from Lexington, Kentucky, coming to Texas.
[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, January 9, 1825]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin in which Emily apologizes for not returning to Texas with James E. B. Austin, discusses the possibility of Moses Austin's heirs regaining ownership of Mine รก Breton, and passes along news of mutual friends and relatives.
[Transcript of Letter from George C. Childress to Stephen F. Austin, October 28, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George C. Childress to Stephen F. Austin, on October 28, 1836, introducing Colonel A. S. Thurston.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, August 4, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on August 4, 1836, discussing the family he hopes will move to Texas, and his wish to be useful in the military.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, July 30, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on July 30, 1836, discussing his intention to raise volunteers for the Texas Revolution and to move to the Zavala Colony soon.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking after his attempts to be appointed to the Texan government, and the land grants promised to empresarios. He also briefly discusses his plans to move his family to Texas, and the education of two of his sons.
[Transcript of letter from George L. Hammeken to James F. Perry, August 18, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to James F. Perry concerning his travel plans and giving an update about Santa Anna's actions in Mexico.
[Transcript of letter from George L. Hammeken to James F. Perry, July 8, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to James F. Perry concerning a possible contract for Cabbage Trees for Austin City.
[Transcript of letter from George L. Hammeken to James F. Perry, July 26, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to James F. Perry regarding a map he created of Galveston Bay and other matters.
[Transcript of letter from Hart, Bartlet and Cox to Moses Austin, August 12, 1809]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Hart, Bartlet, and Cox to Moses Austin concerning the sale of lead shot and a copy of Austin's account.
[Transcript of letter from J. Robertson to Stephen F. Austin, June 11, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Robertson to Stephen F. Austin introducing John Wilkinson who is moving to Texas.
[Transcript of letter from James Austin, October 25, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin concerning debts as well as the sale of slaves and joint family property.
[Transcript of letter from James Austin to James Bryan, June 26, 1821]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin to James Bryan, on June 26, 1821, concerning problems collecting a draft in New Orleans.
[Transcript of letter from James Austin to Moses Austin, March 22, 1802]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin to Moses Austin concerning the settlement of the family lead mines and James Austin's plans to travel to Kentucky.
[Transcript of letter from James F. Austin to James Reed, April 1, 1839]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to James Reed relaying news of Monroe Edwards's trial.
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to [General Lamar], May 29, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to [General Lamar] informing Lamar that his papers are with Messrs. James Reed and Co., who are awaiting his instructions as to what to do with them.
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to Guy M. Bryan, April 5, 1839]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to Guy M. Bryan, in which [Perry] outlines Bryan's budget for him while he is away at school.
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to his nephews, May 5, 1839]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to his nephews concerning the transfer of money to them, in addition to a brief discussion of new trade with Mexico.
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed, August 17,1839]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed regarding business matters and a requesting to sell his shares in the steamboat, The Columbia.
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed, May 5, 1839]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed concerning a variety of business matters.
[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Messrs Ferguson, John and Campbell, July 12, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Messrs Ferguson, John and Campbell, concerning a lawsuit filed to recover the proceeds from the sale of a tract of land. Perry also describes the health of the mercantile business in the area, as well as, his opinion on current military/civilian disputes in the region.
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to Robert Baldwin, October 31, 1839]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to his nephew, Robert Baldwin, regarding money, the proposed steamboat business, and moving his son Stephen to a different school.
[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, October 27, 1830]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, reporting on his trip to Philadelphia.
[Transcript of Letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, October 4, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from John Dillon to Stephen F. Austin, on October 4, 1836, introducing Robert Moore; drawing attention to the widow and children of a man who died fighting for Texas, and the property they feel they are entitled to; and asking if there is adequate water and iron to merit creating an iron works in Texas.
[Transcript of Letter from John M. McCalla and Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, June 1, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from John M. McCalla and Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, on June 1, 1836, recommending Horatio Grooms, who has been selected as a major, to him.
[Transcript of letter from Joseph Ficklin, April 26, 1808]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin discussing land claims, the lead business, and the news that while there is no war yet, an embargo will continue until June.
[Transcript of letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin, February 18, 1808]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin, in which Ficklin discusses land claims and advises Austin to ignore any slanderous attacks. Ficklin also provides Austin with news of Governor Wilkinson.
[Transcript of letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin, January 14, 1810]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin discussing land claims.
[Transcript of letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin, July 4, 1820]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin concerning the payment of debts.
[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, August 27, 1831]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ficklin provides a reference for General John T. Mason, and shares his opinion on the tendency of the press to exaggerate the instability of the political climate in the United States.
[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, June 2, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, on June 2, 1836, listing the military achievements of Horatio Grooms.
[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, June 4, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, on June 4, 1836, recommending Harrison W. Davis.
[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, June 16, 1828]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ficklin [the postmaster of Lexington, Kentucky at that time] informs Austin that the letter he has enclosed is for a member of the Austin colony, whose son is in Lexington, Kentucky. Ficklin also offers his observations regarding the young man's ability to behave well and his capacity to learn.
[Transcript of Letter from Mary A. Holley to Emily Bryan Perry, August 18, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Austin Bryan Perry, on August 18, 1837, asking that Emily visit her, and discussing the visitors she has recently entertained.
[Transcript of Letter from Mary Ann Ellis to Emily Bryan Perry, March 7, 1838]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Ann Ellis to Emily Bryan Perry, on March 7, 1838, discussing their mutual acquaintances in Missouri.
[Transcript of letter from Mary Ann Ellis to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, March 7, 1838]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Ann Ellis to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry relating news about James F. Perry's health and other family members and acquaintances.
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, April 12, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry requesting papers to begin a biography of Stephen F. Austin.
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, April 25, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry discussing the biography of Stephen F. Austin, rumors that Stephen F. Austin was bribed by the Mexican government, and her mistrust of Samuel Houston.
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, August 18, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry in which Holley encourages Perry to stop in Kentucky on her return trip to Texas.
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, July 10, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry wishing her well and passing along news of family and friends.
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, July 10, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry wishing her well on her journey and giving some updates of mutual acquaintances.
[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, April 25, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, in which Holley makes a second appeal to Perry for assistance in gathering materials to create an authoritative history of the Republic of Texas and the role of Stephen F. Austin in its founding and preservation.
[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin Holley to Stephen F. Austin, June 8, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Stephen F. Austin, in which Mary relays a few world events, asks Stephen to "be firm against slavery," and discusses her own desires to move to Texas.
[Transcript of letter from Moses Austin, August 18, 1808]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin discussing the pricing and shipment of sheet lead.
[Transcript of letter from Moses Austin, July 16, 1808]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to Wingfield Bullock concerning land claims.