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.
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.
Copy of transcript for letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry. Holley writes to Perry proposing to write a memoir or biography of Stephen F. Austin, as well as sends her regrets for not visiting her while in Texas. Perry responds with an approval of the biography project, but feels that writing a more complete version of early Texas history ought to wait out of respect for parties involved.