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[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, December 1, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on December 1, 1836, impressing upon him the necessity for a newspaper that is sympathetic to the Texan cause, and asking that Austin help to revive the Correo Atlántico in New Orleans.
[Transcript of abstract of the memorial of the Secretary of Justice and Ecclesiastical affairs presented to Congress, January 1826]
Copy of transcript for an abstract of the memorial of the Secretary of Justice and Ecclesiastical affairs presented to Congress concerning the administration of justice in Mexico.
[Transcript of essay concerning Mexican independence from the Spanish, [November 1, 1829]]
Copy of transcript for an essay discussing Mexican independence from the Spanish and Mexican attitudes towards the Spanish.
[Transcript of essay entitled, "Emigration to Texas in Mexico", 1831]
Copy of transcript for an essay entitled, "Emigration to Texas in Mexico," which describes the geography and agriculture of Texas, as well as explaining colonization procedures for readers interested in immigrating.
[Transcript of essay entitled, "Memoirs on the Western Boundary of the United States", no date]
Copy of transcript for an essay entitled, "Memoirs on the Western Boundary of the United States", in which the author discusses the changing ownership of western and southern territories, and advocates for the United States to acquire both Texas and Santa Fe de Nuevo México.
[Transcript of Letter Discussing Customs Department, November 7, 1830]
Copy of transcript for a letter from, on November 7, 1830, discussing the creation of a customs department in San Bernardo, Galveston, and Nacogdoches, and their reasons for it. They also discuss a man they wish to use his influence to help this project along.
[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 Henry Clay to Joel R. Poinsett, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S Mexico, September 24, 1825]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Clay to Joel R. Poinsett, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S Mexico concerning relations and trade agreements between Mexico, the United States of America, Great Britain, and Colombia.
[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, May 14, 1825]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin concerning recovering property in Arkansas for James Bryan's heirs. Perry also reports other news from Missouri and of the election of John Quincy Adams and the United States' recognition of Mexico's independence.
[Transcript of letter from José Antonio Saucedo to Mateo Ahumada, August 29, 1826]
Copy of transcript for a letter from José Antonio Saucedo to Mateo Ahumada.
[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 R. M. Coleman to the Mexican Congress, July 23, 1834]
Copy of transcript for a letter from R. M. Coleman to the Mexican Congress.
[Transcript of letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg, May 10, 1825]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg requesting that Middleton attempt to engage Russia in persuading Spain to not continue fighting in order to hold onto to its New World colonies.
[Transcript of letter from the Ayuntamiento of Gonzales to the Mexican Congress, July 28, 1834]
Copy of transcript for a letter from the Ayuntamiento of Gonzales to the Mexican Congress discussing the infringement of their rights by the Mexican military and government and requesting that Stephen F. Austin be released since neither his nor their actions constitute treason.
[Transcript of minutes for a meeting held by the citizens of Lexington, Texas, April 23, 1836]
Copy of transcript for minutes of a meeting held by the citizens of Lexington, Texas to discuss the ongoing revolution. The minutes also include a draft of a statement to be forwarded to the United States Congress, as well as a statement written by Sam Houston regarding military affairs.
[Transcript of notice signed by José Antonio Saucedo, August 29, 1826]
Copy of transcript for a notice signed by José Antonio Saucedo.