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[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 letter from Stephen F. Austin to John Forsyth, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, as Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas, to John Forsyth, the Secretary of States for the United States, in which Austin discusses the need for the United States to acknowledge Texas's independence and approahces the discussion of the United States annexing Texas.
Date: November 18, 1836
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of table of contents from Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album, and a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Andrew Jackson, July 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for the table of contents for Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album. The document also includes a copy of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Jackson, in which Austin encourages the United States to mediate in ending the war between Texas and Mexico.
Date: July 4, 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