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[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, May 28, 1836]

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, reporting that, at personal sacrifice, he has agreed to escort Santa Anna to Veracruz, as a service to Texas. Also discussed land and money transactions with Colonel Lamar and other family matters and finances. Velasco, Texas, May 28, 1836.
Date: May 28, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de

[Transcript of Letter, July 6, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on July 6, 1832, discussing a man who intercepted several letters directed to the Velasco Fort, and discussing rebels who want to make Texas independent.
Date: July 6, 1832

[Transcript of Letter, March 28, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on March 28, 1835, asking to receive a newspaper from Brazoria, Texas, to send to a Mexican official.
Date: March 28, 1835

[Transcript of Resolutions of Nacogdoches, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for Resolutions of Nacogdoches, in which citizens of the jurisdictions of Gonzales, Mina, Austin, Matagorda, and Columbia have recommended that a convention of Texas be called to discuss the changing political climate in Mexico and Mexico's relationship to the citizens of Texas.
Date: 1835

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, May 10, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, in which Austin discusses miniatures he has sent to Perry and the possibility of giving Perry a power of attorney if he is detained by the Mexican government for long. Austin also comments on the political situation in Mexico, predicting that there may be another civil war.
Date: May 10, 1834

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, October 21, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, on October 21, 1834, discussing the receipt of fifty dollars, the trial of Jacob Fox of Salem, and the second edition of a map of Texas. He also mentions a man and his family from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania who wish to move to Texas.
Date: October 21, 1834
Creator: Leaming, Thomas F.

[Transcript of Letter, March 28, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on March 28, 1835, from a man who lives in Bexar, who is asking to receive a gazette from Brazoria, Texas.
Date: March 28, 1835

[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