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[Transcript of memorandum to A. W. Canfield, June 10, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a memorandum to A. W. Canfield that accompanied meeting proceedings and refers to a resolution that he needs to publish. The author briefly describes the meeting and concludes that the attendants were unanimous in wanting annexation.
Date: June 10, 1835
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Saftey for the Jurisdiction of Columbia, September 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Safety for the Jurisdiction of Columbia. Topics discussed include: position appointments, the formation of volunteer companies, forming a sub-committee to address the citizens of New Orleans, and establishing a vigilante patrol to keep the slave population subjugated.
Date: September 22, 1835
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, August 8, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, reporting that Col. Jose de las Piedras has declared to be in favor of the Constitution of Santa Anna. Additionally, Piedras has been taken prisoner and that Bowie has assumed command of the 12th Regiment of the Infantry, formerly of Nacogdoches. He also requests that Austin gather and send 20 horse, cattle, or provisions to facilitate their cause.
Date: August 8, 1832
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