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[Transcript of bond originally held by Peter M. Hughes, November 2, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a bond for a piece of land originally sold to Peter M. Hughes by John Austin on behalf of Stephen F. Austin on March 17, 1833. The bond was then transferred from Hughes to J. Vaughan on December 20, 1833. Ownership of the bond was eventually transferred to Josiah T. Harrell and Leman Kelay who cancelled the bond and obtained a deed for the land on November 2, 1836.
Date: November 2, 1836
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of letter from William H. Wharton, April 22, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William H. Wharton recommending that Dr. S. B. Dickinson and J. M. Wolfe be considered citizens of Texas from December 23, 1835 given their efforts to raise money and other involvement in achieving Texas's independence.
Date: April 22, 1836
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of Letter, April 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on April 13, 1835, discussing the sending of two soldiers in plain clothes to subscribe to a gazette in a different town.
Date: April 13, 1835
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter Concerning the Colony of Brazoria]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, discussing the colony of Brazoria, which is experiencing civil unrest, and the men they plan to send, including Santa Anna. They report that the civil unrest was caused by only a few men, and that the colony feels patriotically towards Mexico.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text