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[Transcript of Letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, February 28, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, in which Moore informs Austin that his plans to visit Texas have been postponed, but that he has sent his son as the family representative to find suitable land for their relocation. Moore also mentions that he rand out of time to procure the necessary recommendations, but that Austin can refer to Luke Lassier, P.R. Splane and Mr. Doty as references for both himself and his son.
Date: February 28, 1830

[Transcript of Letter from William Carithers to Stephen F. Austin, March 15, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Carithers to Stephen F. Austin, in which Carithers informs Austin that his absence was caused by prolonged suffering of a stomach disorder, and that he recovered enough to make the move to the Texas. Carithers also informs Austin that his son-in-law will traveling ahead in hopes of establishing a factory there, and requests that Austin provide information and assistance.
Date: March 15, 1830

[Transcript of Letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, March 11, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morris informs Austin that he intends to settle in the Austin colony on land that Mr. Edwards is willing to sell to him. Morris also states that if the sea bluff property was been forfeited by the original grantee, he would prefer to purchase those lands over the land offered for sale by Mr. Edwards.
Date: March 11, 1830

[Transcript of Petition from Sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, July 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a petition from sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, in which Joseph, Prentiss, Davis, and Thompson describe their efforts to meet every requirement and follow every rule of the Mexican government regarding their colonization grants. The petitioners also describe their investment in infrastructure as preparation for the arrival of colonists.
Date: July 25, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, May 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, in which Offitt provides details on settled and outstanding surveyor payments related to securing his land title. Offitt offers that Austin can payment until all documentation supporting Offitt's land titles meets Austin's satisfaction. [On the second page of the letter, there is an annotation by Stephen F. Austin noting that he chose to withhold payment until the Offitt sent him a receipt.]
Date: July 12, 1835