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[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.).
Date: August 26, 1847
Item Type: Letter

[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
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 19, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Elijah Brown Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on March 19, 1829, discussing the sale of a lot, which had been promised to Mrs. Picket by Stephen, to a Mr. Battles instead. James notes that Battles has paid for and intends to keep up the lot, while Mrs. Picket has arranged to acquire it for free.
Date: March 19, 1829
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter