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[Transcript of Letter from W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, February 9, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, in which Parrot appeals to Austin to follow up on a petition made to the Vice Governor of Coahuila y Tejas that would allow him to make changes to a land grant awarded to a man, Mr. Ross, who has died. Parrott holds the power of attorney for the widow. A handwritten note on the second page of the resource indicates that Stephen F. Austin answered the letter from Parrott on February 27. 1831
Date: February 9, 1830

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen R. Wiggins to Stephen F. Austin, February 22, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen R. Wiggins to Stephen F. Austin, in which Wiggins provides a reference for James Taylor. Wiggins also informs Austin that he receives frequent inquiries about settlement in Austin's colony and requests further information about Texas (Ex. the economy, growth, population and land features).
Date: February 22, 1831

[Transcript of Surveying Contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, February 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for surveying contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on the extent of the area that Hadley be responsible for surveying. Also agreed upon is the amount that Hadley will be paid per league and per quarter league, as well as, Wightman's responsibilities to plot and transcribe the notes and make reports to the central office.
Date: February 26, 1831

[Transcript of Surveying Contract between Matthew Hubert and Elias R. Wightman, March 1, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a surveying contract between Matthew Hubert and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on extent of the area to be surveyed by Hubert, specific items expected as a result of the work (including field books for every league), Hubert and Wightman division of profits, and Wightman's responsibilities regarding the final draft submitted to the registrar.
Date: March 1, 1831