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[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, discussing the whereabouts of Stephen F. Austin and expressing his wish to see his family.
[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to James Bryan, October 5, 1819]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin to James Bryan, on October 5, 1819, discussing debt in relation to the Austins' lead mines.
[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Moses Austin, September 24, 1816]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James B. Austin to Moses Austin, on September 24, 1816, making his excuses for not writing and listing the letters he has received from his father. He also mentions going to a commencement with a friend, and asks the month of his birth.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to his Children, January 22, 1815]
Copy of a transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to his children on January 22, 1815, discussing the transportation of lead from his mine in a wagon into the town.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, April 2, 1815]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on April 2, 1815, discussing several bars of Bryan's lead that someone picked up and sold after they fell out of a wagon.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, April 2, 1815]
Copy of a transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on April 2, 1815, telling him of the impending arrival of a man named Elleck come to help Bryan. He asks for a barrel of good whiskey, and mentions a Mr. Parmer finishing a hearth wheel.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, August 13, 1818]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on August 13, 1818, mentioning his hope to obtain a few rifles, Bryan's need to renew a note at a bank, and Austin's desire to take his wife down to his mines.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, August 15, 1819]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on August 15, 1819, asking him if he knows anyone who can take a letter to Stephen F. Austin.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, December 3, 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on December 3, 1817, advising him to go see a colonel, and apologizing for not sending a horse.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, December 7, 1814]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on December 7, 1814, discussing news from Stephen F. Austin, a transaction with a neighbor, and a man who wishes to live near Bryan and distill whiskey.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, December 12, 1814]
Copy of a transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on December 12, 1814, discussing a debt he cannot pay, the happenings at his lead mine, and the transportation of slaves that Stephen F. Austin has bought.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, December 17, 1814]
Copy of a transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on December 17, 1814, mentioning a break-in at his lead mine and asking the person to whom he is writing to check for lead with Austin's mark on it.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, December 18, 1814]
Copy of a transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on December 18, 1814, asking Bryan to send pork and flour.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, February 15, 1815]
Copy of a transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on February 15, 1815, discussing the arrival of Captain Morgan, and Stephen F. Austin being delayed with a wagon of beef and pork at a river.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, February 1815]
Copy of a transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan in February 1815, discussing the building of another cabin and smith shop for his lead mine. He also mentions a shipment of sixty African-American slaves acquired by Stephen F. Austin.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, February 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan in February 1817, discussing the delivery of supplies and a boy named Charles to Bryan's home at Hazel Cottage.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, July 17, 1818]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on July 17, 1818, informing him of the receipt of one of his letters, the delivery of coffee and flour, and the arrival of Austin's son Stephen F. Austin.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, June 6, 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on June 6, 1817, discussing his attempts to get his deeds equated, and asking Bryan to buy food for him.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, June 22, 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on June 22, 1817, mentioning the delay of a wagon due to bad weather, and asking Bryan to send him 3/4 inch planks for his store.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, June 22, 1818]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on June 22, 1818, discussing the food he has received, and lead that has been recently sold from his mine.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, November 9, 1816]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on November 9, 1816, asking him to go to Mr. Perry's to tan a cow and provide Austin with a side of upper leather and a small calf skin.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, November 11, 1814]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on November 11, 1814, asking Bryan to exchange goods with a Mr. Ficklin, discussing his cleaning of a mineral, and asking Bryan to send him his saddle.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, November 11, 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on November 11, 1817, informing him of an enclosed notice to renew his stock note.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, October 16, 1816]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, on October 16, 1816, discussing two men who are planning on opening a shop, and asking Bryan to bring him money.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, October 18, 1814]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on October 18, 1814, asking Bryan to ask a man to send him money owed, and discussing the news from the other members of their family.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, September 7, 1814]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on September 7, 1814, expressing a wish to see Bryan at Austin's home, and mentioning cider sent to Bryan's home.
[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan, September 16, 1816]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James Bryan on September 16, 1816, discussing the imminent arrival of a relative at Bryan's house, Austin's sickness, and his hopes to visit Bryan soon.
[Transcript of Documenting Appointing Voting Proxies, September 14, 1819]
Copy of transcript of a document appointing Samuel Perry to be the proxy to vote for Moses Austin and James Bryan in a meeting of stockholders at the Bank of St. Louis in Missouri Territory.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, May 7, 1817]
Copy of a transcript of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to F. Douglass, J. Connor, and I. Rector, on May 7, 1817, addressing their request that he suspend his business with a Mr. Filcken for four or five days, saying that he will do so because of a recent injury to his eye.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to James Bryan, September 17, 181u]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James Bryan, on September 17, 181u, discussing a few slaves who left their home to come and ask him if a rumor they had heard that they were to be sold was true.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Moses Austin, April 10, 1816]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Moses Austin, on April 10, 1816, discussing the delivery of lead and a company debt.
[Transcript of Letter from Henry Baldwin to Moses Austin, October 2, 1815]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Baldwin to Moses Austin on October 2, 1815, discussing the mystery of a recently made purchase, and the word of two men who claim that the deed involved is a forgery.
[Transcript of Letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin, August 29, 1815]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin on August 29, 1815, informing Austin of the delivery of several bars of lead, and mentioning the enemies of a man named Mr. Nicholas.
[Transcript of Letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin, December 8, 1814]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin on December 8, 1814, informing Austin that the clothes he requested have already been sold, and noting that he sent a dozen pairs of socks to Austin instead.
[Transcript of Letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin, November 14, 1815]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin on November 14, 1815, discussing the delivery of bars of lead.
[Transcript of Letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin, September 15, 1815]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Bates to Moses Austin, on September 15, 1815, discussing the sale of bars of lead, and Bates' inability to pay a debt to Mr. Ruggles.
[Transcript of a License to Distill Alcohol, September 2, 1816]
Copy of a transcript of a license to distill spirits from domestic materials issued to James Bryan for six months in the town of Big River in Missouri Territory.
[Transcript of Document Appointing an Attorney, July 27, 1818]
Copy of transcript of a legal document appointing William Davis to act as John Brickey's attorney.
[Transcript of a Promissory Note, November 19, 1817]
Copy of transcript of a document assigning $519.84 to be paid by James Bryan and Moses Austin, connected to Bryan's distillery in Big River, Missouri.
[Transcript of Letter from James Cummins to James Bryan, May 22, 1819]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Cummins to James Bryan, on May 22, 1819, speaking of a man who wishes to purchase some of their salt works, and discussing the hire of several African American servants.
[Transcript of a Document Transferring Money, November 4, 1817]
Copy of transcript a document transferring $200 from Moses Austin.
[Transcript of Letter from E. A. Elliott, July 28, 1820]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Austin Elliott, on July 28, 1820, relating Stephen F. Austin's appointment as a judge of the first circuit, the health of several men he knows, and the refusal of a man to deliver salt.
[Transcript of Letter from E. A. Elliott to James Bryan, August 28, 1820]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Austin Elliott to James Bryan, on August 28, 1820, reporting on the state of affairs in Arkansas Territory.
[Transcript of Letter from E. A. Elliott to James Bryan, October 29, 1820]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Austin Elliott to James Bryan, on October 29, 1820, encouraging Bryan to return to Arkansas Territory to tend to his affairs.
[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin, July 4, 1820]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Ficklin to Moses Austin, on July 4, 1820, concerning the payment of debts.
[Transcript of Letter from Samuel Hammond to James Bryan, January 26, 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Samuel Hammond to James Bryan, on January 26, 1817, discussing a claim given up by Mr. Gibson.
[Transcript of Letter from Samuel Hammond to Moses Austin, October 1818]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Samuel Hammond to Moses Austin, in October 1818, informing Austin that he stopped a transaction from taking place until he could receive Austin's letter concerning it. He also mentions the building of a bridge at Herculaneum.
[Transcript of Letter from Mary M. T. to Emily Austin Bryan, August 25, 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary M. T. to Emily Austin Bryan on August 25, 1817, sending her affection as well as her mother's, mentioning the deaths and marriages of some of their mutual friends, and requesting a long letter about Emily and her family.
[Transcript of Letter from Mary M. T. to Emily Austin Bryan, October 30, 1817]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary M. T. to Emily Austin Bryan on October 30, 1817, admonishing her for not writing back and informing her of the health of their various mutual friends.
[Transcript of Letter from Antonio Martinez, August 14, 1821]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Antonio Martinez, on August 14, 1821, allowing 300 Louisiana families, selected by Moses Austin and Stephen F. Austin, to immigrate into Mexico.