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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 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 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