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[Marriage announcement for Ludwig Huth and Dorothea Breithauptin, August 18, 1778]
Poetic marriage announcement announcing the marriage of Ludwig Huth to Dorothea Breithauptin on August 18, 1778. Written by J. H. Rehberger.
[Booklet containing cures for various conditions, 1784-1823]
Various efficient cures and remedies for diseases and cattle plagues taken from newspapers.
[Transcript of Moses Austin Private Account for Debts owed to or owed by Stephen Austin and Co. , January, 1797]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin private account for debts owed to or owed by Stephen Austin and Co. The itemized list of expenditures include names and the associated amount of their cash payments.
[Transcript of Account for Stephen and Moses Austin, December 20, 1792]
Copy of transcript for an account for Stephen and Moses Austin that includes line item inventory of items purchased.
[Transcript of letter from Thomas Ruston to Moses Austin, June 29, 1794]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas to Moses Austin concerning land warrants. Ruston gives Austin permission to begin surveying the land covered by the warrants as well as any additional vacant land.
[Transcript of letter from Thomas Ruston to Moses Austin, July 22, 1794]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas Ruston to Moses Austin inquiring about Austin's response to Ruston's letter from 1794-06-29 concerning land warrants.
[Transcript of Account for Stephen Austin, Moses Austin, and Thomas Ruston, January, 1797]
Copy of transcript for an account for Stephen Austin, Moses Austin, and Thomas Ruston, regarding cost of improvements and business losses.
[Transcript of Schedule of Property Returned by Messrs Moses and Stephen Austin, January 1797]
Copy of transcript for a schedule of property returned by Messrs Austin as the Property of Messrs Austin and Company. The itemized list includes: debts associated with the lead mines, legal fees, debts owed to the Austin family by individuals, and a list of African American slaves.
[Transcript of translated copy of Commandant Vallé's permit to Moses Austin to settle families in Upper Louisiana, January 27, 1791]
Copied transcription of translation of Commandant Vallé's permit to Moses Austin to settle families in Upper Louisiana. This permit allowed Moses Austin to bring 30 families to settle in Upper Louisiana.
[Transcript of Receipt of Payment from Capt. Moses Austin to [James Newell] or T. Gaines, October 1, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a receipt of payment from Capt. Moses Austin to [James Newell] or T. Gaines.
[Transcript of letter from Charles Austin to Mary Ruston, June 15, 1797]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Charles Austin to Mrs. Mary Ruston concerning the settlement of lead mine accounts.
[Transcript of notice of partnership dissolution between Stephen Austin, Moses Austin, and Thomas Ruston, June 15, 1797]
Copy of transcript of a notice dissolving a business partnership between Stephen Austin, Moses Austin, and Thomas Ruston. Brothers Stephen and Moses Austin continued in the lead mining business in Virginia after the dissolution of this partnership.
[Transcript of statment giving land surveys and warrants from Moses Austin to John D. Blanchard and George Lauman, July 18, 1797]
Copy of transcript for a statement giving land surveys and warrants from Moses Austin to John D. Blanchard and George Lauman in Virginia.
[Transcript of agreement between Stephen Austin and his brother Moses Austin, July 20, 1797]
Copy of transcript of agreement between Stephen Austin and his brother Moses Austin concerning the settlement of the account of Stephen Austin Co. and Moses Austin Co. This agreement addresses adjusting balances due and settling disputes concerning interest accounts.
[Transcript of Accounts by Charles Austin to Stephen and Moses Austin, October 8, 1797]
Copy of transcript for an accounting record for Moses and Stephen Austin papers. The itemized list includes debts owed and paid.
[Transcript of Memorandum, August 15, 1798]
Copy of transcript for a memorandum last paid out on the road from the Mines to the Boat Yard. The memorandum is an account of items and services purchased and their associated cash values.
[Transcript of Two Letters, January 1798]
Copy of transcript for two letters, written in January 1798. The first, from Delassus de Luziere on January 15, 1798, asks that land belonging to the king be given to an unnamed man because he has proven himself to be a good farmer on land belonging to Mrs. Beauvair. The second, from Zenon Trudeau on January 21, 1798, informs the recipient that he will receive the land he has requested.
[Transcript of Account from William Norwell to Moses Austin and Co., April, 9, 1798]
Copy of transcript for a letter from William Norwell to Moses Austin and Co., in which an itemized list of services rendered, their associated cash value, and interest over six years is provided.
[Transcript of Account for Moses Austin payable to Stephen Austin, May 1798]
Copy of transcript for an accounting record for balance owed by Moses Austin and payable Stephen Austin. This record looks to have been created retroactively, based on the addendum stating that the balance was settled between Stephen Austin and Moses Austin in 1797.
[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning David Strickland, June 8, 1798]
Copy of transcript for a letter to Zenon Trudeau, on June 8, 1798, discussing the life of David Strickland, who works as a farmer for someone else but wants to farm for himself on the Bois Brule River in order to establish his family. A second letter, from David Strickland, asking that he be granted the land on the river to farm.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, August 3, 1798]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin concerning transfer of money from Stephen Austin to James Austin.
[Transcript of Account for Moses Austin and Co. payable to Moses Bates, November 1798]
Copy of transcript for an accounting record for Moses Austin and Co. and payable to Moses Bates. The itemized list includes dates of purchase, description of item, and cash value.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, December 28, 1798]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin concerning staffing matters and the food supply at the mines in Virginia.
[Transcript of Letter from Girouard, 1799]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Girouard, in 1799, noting the receipt of a shipment of lead to be used to pay Mr. Hostin, in exchange for beef.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, March 8, 1799]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin informing James of Charles Austin's departure for Richmond and then the lead mines. Stephen Austin also discusses business matters of the mines.
[Transcript of Letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, May 14, 1799]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, on May 14, 1799, discussing the claim of the Austins to mine for minerals at Mine a Breton in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. He attempts to solve the issue of who should receive the money from the mine.
[Transcript of receipt of payment from Mr. Austin to William Morrison for one slave, June 26, 1799]
Copy of receipt for a slave purchased by Mr. Austin from William Morrison for $361 at Mr. Fenwicks sales.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, July 9, 1799]
Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin discussing troubles with business and illness, and encouraging James to do what he can to avoid financial ruin.
[Transcript of Letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, July 28, 1799]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, on July 28, 1799, assuring Austin that he has his best interests in mind, and discussing an upcoming land survey and his opinions about it.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, October 22, 1799]
Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin advising him in business matters. Stephen Austin specifically advises James Austin to stockpile provisions, such as: pork, beef, corn and rye. Additionally, he recommends making lead shot to be sold in Richmond during the fall.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, December 31, 1799]
Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin inquiring about affairs at the lead mines, and making recommendations about shot production and farming.
[Transcript of Invoice of Sundry Merchandise Tools, etc., Sent to Illinois for the Account of S. and M. Austin [1800]
Copy of transcript for a letter from invoice for merchandise tools and other items for the account of Moses and Stephen F. Austin, which contains an itemized list of items, quantities ordered, the value of the items represented in Virginia currency and the conversion of the value of those items to silver. A sampling of items from the invoice include: blankets, nails, chisels, keys, scales, and drying pans.
[Transcript of statement written by Anthony Soulard describing Moses Austin's activities at Mine á Breton, [1800?]]
Copy of transcript of statement written by Anthony Soulard describing Moses Austin's development of a lead mine and farm at Mine á Breton.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, January 8, 1800]
Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin reprimanding James for lack of communication.
[Transcript of memorandum of goods from Moses Austin, February, 1800]
Copy of memorandum of goods endorsed by Moses Austin. Items included buttons, silverware, cloth, a gilt necklace, a pair of ear bobs, and others.
[Transcript of Account for Moses Bates payable to Moses Austin, March 1800]
Copy of transcript for an accounting record for Moses Bates payable to Moses Austin, containing an itemized list of costs.
[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Moses Austin, April 1800]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin to Moses Austin, in which James Austin provides news on many of the events that have been occurring in Kaskaskia, including transfer of property, deaths, and the health of the mining business.
[Transcript of Letter from Francois Vallé, June 18, 1800]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Francois Vallé, on June 18, 1800, informing Moses Austin that the land survey has decided that he is the proper owner of the land at Mine a Breton.
[Transcript of incomplete letter to James Austin, July 9, 1800]
Copy of transcript of an incomplete letter addressed to James Austin, from an unnamed author. In this letter, sent from New Haven, the author discuses Moses Austin's debt to him.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to his brother Moses Austin, September 14, 1800]
Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to his brother Moses Austin discussing financial matters and money owed to him by Kenner.
[Transcript of Account of John F. Merieult with Moses Austin and Co., June 2, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a financial record for the account of John F. Merieult with Moses Austin and Co. that includes information on the date the items were purchased on consignment, a description of the items and the price.
[Transcript of Cover Sheet for "Shipments of Sales of Sugars by John F. Merieult", New Orleans, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a cover page to a series of records that document the shipment and sales of sugar by John F. Merieult.
[Transcript of Memorandum for J. F. Merieult's Account, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a memorandum for J. F. Merieult's account, which includes a description of items purchased on consignment, quantities of those items, and total sales by Merieult.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to his brother Moses Austin, February 23, 1801]
Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to his brother Moses Austin discussing business matters of the lead mines in Virginia.
[Transcript of Account for Moses Austin payable to John Merieult, May 1801]
Copy of transcript for an accounting record for Moses Austin payable to John Merieult which includes an itemized list of dry goods purchased on credit. This record includes the date of purchase, description of the items, quantity of items and price.
[Transcript of Receipt for Lead Materials Delivered by Moses Austin and Co. to Messrs. Merieult and Siben, May 15, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a receipt for lead materials delivered by Moses Austin and Co. to Messrs. Merieult and Siben, which includes a list of items being transferred, the quantity of each item and the cash value.
[Transcript of Corrected Statement for a parcel of Bars and Sheet Lead, and Shot Received of Moses Austin and sold by F. Merieult taken from an account of sales rendered by Meriult, May 22, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a corrected financial statement documenting the sale of lead bars, sheet, and shot sold on consignment to John F. Merieult. The statement includes date of purchase, purchaser's name, quantity, and price.
[Transcript of letter from John Francis Merieult to James Miller, June 13, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a letter from John Francis Merieult to James Miller Esq. concerning the remittance of $1,200 in muscovado sugars for the account of Dr. George Fisher.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, June 14, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin concerning correspondence with Charles Austin.
[Transcript of Letter from J. Guilourd, June 17, 1801]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Guilourd, on June 17, 1801, recommending a judge to serve on a Court of Common Appeals in the district of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri.