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[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, May 28, 1836]

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala to his son, reporting that, at personal sacrifice, he has agreed to escort Santa Anna to Veracruz, as a service to Texas. Also discussed land and money transactions with Colonel Lamar and other family matters and finances. Velasco, Texas, May 28, 1836.
Date: May 28, 1836
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias, October 11, 1834]

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala to Valentin Gomez Farias: On the politics surrounding Andrew Jackson and the Bank of the United States. On General Paez's efforts to obtain Spanish recognition of Venezuelan independence and on rumors that Mexico will declare war on Spain if it does not recognize the former's independence. N(ew) York, October 11, 1834.
Date: October 11, 1834
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Casanueva to Zavala, December 18, 1830]

Description: Casanueva to Zavala: On the state of Zavala's affairs in Mexico and asking for a letter that can be given to a deputy of the new Congress asking for permission to return to Mexico. Mexico, December 18, 1830.
Date: December 18, 1830
Creator: Casanueva, Antonio V.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, April 22, 1837]

Description: Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, widow of Lorenzo de Zavala, dated April 22, 1837 from New Orleans. The letter refers to her sadness after her son Henry and many friends have left the city. Mrs. Zavala, with her three children and a servant, traveled from Texas to New Orleans on the schooner Flash, arriving March 20, 1837. She and Mrs. Mexia had been friends in Mexico in 1832. Mrs. Zavala and her children left New Orleans for New York on April 9, 1837, thirteen days before Mrs. Mexia wrote this letter to her. The letter also references Lorenzo de Zavala Jr., the son of Lorenzo de Zavala and stepson of Mrs. Emily de Zavala. Lorenzo, Jr. arrived in New Orleans from Texas on April 10, and sometime after April 22 left New Orleans for New York. Charlotte Mexia was married to Jose Antonio Mexia.
Date: April 22, 1834
Creator: Mexia, Charlotte
Item Type: Letter