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[Transcript of Letter from Thomas H. Brenan to Stephen F. Austin, March 23, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas H. Brenan to Stephen F. Austin, in which Brenan requests Austin's opinion regarding a petition for more land (in addition to their settlement league) for settlers who now have colonist status. Brenan also requests Austin's assistance in obtaining the necessary paperwork to present the case the Commissioner and the Empresario.
Date: March 23, 1835

[Transcript of Letters from Reason Mercer and Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden, March 17th, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters addressed to Gail Borden, Jr.. The first letter appearing on the transcript is from Reason Mercer to Gail Borden in which Mercer requests that Borden send a copy of a deed for land purchased on behalf of Thomas H. Borden in Mercer's name. The second letter on the transcript is from Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden in which T. Borden also asks G. Borden to send Mercer the land deed. Additionally, T. Borden provides news regarding the labor situation and local events.
Date: March 17, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from Asa Brigham to James F. Perry, July 29, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Asa Brigham to James F. Perry, in which Brigham writes that Perry has been appointed to the position of 1st Regidor, during Walter C. White's absence. Brigham informs Perry of the responsibilities of the position and announces that Joseph Sims will be appointed 2nd Regidor.
Date: July 29, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from Jefferson George to Gail Borden, July 27, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Jefferson George to Gail Borden, in which George introduces Thomas J. Williams and asks that Borden file Williams application for a league of land near Matagorda. George also requests information regarding the forfeiture of Mr. Tones league.
Date: July 27, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from Genl. Martin Perfecto de Cos to Stephen F. Austin, October 18, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Genl. Martin Perfecto de Cos to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cos describes his surprise at learning that Austin is the Commander of the Texas Revolutionary Army. Cos accuses Austin of ignorance and impatience and refuses to acknowledge the Federal Army of Texas as a legitimate entity. Ugartechea writes with directions to suspend dispensing lands until the revolutionary conflict is over, and that any land titles acquired during this time will not be legally acknowledged.
Date: October 18, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from Wyly Martin to Ayuntamiento of Columbia, August 10, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Wyly Martin to Ayuntamiento of Columbia, in which Martin forwards orders from the Commander of Coahuila y Tejas to capture and detain principal members in the Texas Revolutionary effort, including: William B. Travis, Don Lorenzo Zavalla, Johnson Williamson, and [Moseley Baker].
Date: August 10, 1835

[Transcript of Letter from P. Dimitt to S. F. Austin, October 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from P. Dimitt to S. F. Austin, regarding the dispatch of a small band of troops to Austin's current position, and reports that there has not been any dissension or dissatisfaction amongst the troops at Goliad. However, Dimitt warns that there have been reports of dissension amongst Texas Revolutionary troops stationed elsewhere.
Date: October 15, 1835

[Transcript of Two Letters, January 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for two letters, written in January 1798. The first, from Delassus de Luziere on January 15, 1798, asks that land belonging to the king be given to an unnamed man because he has proven himself to be a good farmer on land belonging to Mrs. Beauvair. The second, from Zenon Trudeau on January 21, 1798, informs the recipient that he will receive the land he has requested.
Date: [1798-01-15..1798-01-21]
Creator: Trudeau, Zenon & Luziere, Delassus De

[Transcript of Letter to Stephen F. Austin]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to Stephen F. Austin, containing a list of French phrases and English translations to help him learn to do business in French.
Date: unknown

[Transcript of Letters Between Moses Austin and Francois Vallé, April 1802]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters between Moses Austin and Francois Vallé, on April 12, 1802. The first, from Moses Austin on April 12, 1802, asking that Jacob Chambers and William Ward be given a reprieve until they can pay off their debts. The second, from Francois Vallé on April 12, 1802, puts a hold on their property until their debts are paid. The third, from N. Boilvin, John Price, John Stewart, and Jon Gillespey on April 28, 1802, certifies that the property of Ward and Chambers has been seized.
Date: April 1802
Creator: Vallé, Francois & Austin, Moses