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The Constitutional Advocate and Texas Public Advertiser. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 5, 1832
Weekly newspaper from Brazoria, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
The Constitutional Advocate and Texas Public Advertiser. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 36, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 15, 1833
Weekly newspaper from Brazoria, Texas that includes local, national, and world news along with advertising.
The Independent. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, April 15, 1881
Weekly newspaper from Brazoria, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
The Independent. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, August 26, 1881
Weekly newspaper from Brazoria, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
The Independent. (Brazoria, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, November 24, 1882
Weekly newspaper from Brazoria, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
[Transcript of Letter from G. B. Jameson to Stephen F. Austin, January 11, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from G. B. Jameson to Stephen F. Austin, in which Jameson requests the field notes from the survey of land on Chocolate Bayou that was granted to Angier, Bradley, and Hall.
[Transcript of letter from Thomas J. Pilgrim to James F. Perry, June 19, 1838]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Pilgrim to James F. Perry reporting of on his journey to Louisville.
[Transcript of Letter Concerning the Colony of Brazoria]
Copy of transcript for a letter, discussing the colony of Brazoria, which is experiencing civil unrest, and the men they plan to send, including Santa Anna. They report that the civil unrest was caused by only a few men, and that the colony feels patriotically towards Mexico.
[Transcript of letter from Gail Borden Jr. to James F. Perry, February 19, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Gail Borden Jr. to James F. Perry requesting to deliver papers from the land office.
[Transcript of letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed, June 25, 1841]
Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to James Reed concerning timber Reed illegally took from [Perry's] land.
[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan in which Hammeken recounts events from Hammeken's long acquaintance with Stephen F. Austin. Subjects include: Hammeken's plan to help Austin escape from one of several prisons where he was detained, Austin's views on statehood and independence, Austin's death, and general reflections on Austin's character.
[Transcript of Two Letters, January 1798]
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.
[Transcript of Letter from Thomas J. Pilgrim to James Perry, July 6, 1838]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Pilgrim to James Perry, on July 6, 1838, discussing a school for Perry's son Stephen in Steubenville, Ohio. Pilgrim also discusses what he did for the Fourth of July.
[Transcript of Letter from John Merry to Stephen F. Austin, August 3, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from John Merry to Stephen F. Austin, on August 3, 1836, asking to buy land in Zavala, Texas.
[Transcript of Letter from James W. Breedlove to Branch T. Archer, August 4, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James W. Breedlove to Branch T. Archer, on August 4, 1836, discussing Stephen F. Austin's bid for the presidency of the Republic of Texas, and the possibility of Archer becoming an elected official as well.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, August 13, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on August 13, 1836, discussing opinions about the Texas blockade of Matamoros. He goes on to discuss the upkeep of his newspaper, the Correo Atlántico.
[Transcript of Letter from William Hodge to Stephen F. Austin, August 22, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from William Hodge to Stephen F. Austin, on August 22, 1836, asking that Austin find news of the son of John Hemphill, William, who may have been massacred at Goliad.
[Transcript of Letter from William Henry Austin to Stephen F. Austin, September 9, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from William Henry Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on September 9, 1836, discussing his wish to go to Texas and the things that keep him from going.
[Transcript of Letter from Mary R. Harrison to Stephen F. Austin, September 15, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary R. Harrison to Stephen F. Austin, on September 15, 1836, asking for a league of land in Texas she is due to receive after the death of her father, with the intention of coming to Texas once again.
[Transcript of Letter from Israel McGready to James Perry, October 12, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Israel McGready to James Perry, on October 12, 1836, asking that Perry accord him power of attorney so that he can sell the tracts of land Perry still owns in Missouri.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to William H. Wharton, December 14, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to William H. Wharton, on December 14, 1836, directing him to present Fairfax Catlett, the new Secretary of Legation, to the United States Secretary of State.
[Transcript of Letter, July 6, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter, on July 6, 1832, discussing a man who intercepted several letters directed to the Velasco Fort, and discussing rebels who want to make Texas independent.
[Transcript of Letter to José Antonio Mexia, July 18, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter to José Antonio Mexia, on July 18, 1832, discussing the naturalized Mexican citizens who claim that they are not rebelling but are instead speaking out against the government.
[Transcript of Letter from John Austin, July 23, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from John Austin, on July 23, 1832, discussing a man who works at a port and is asking that his job not be taken away.
[Transcript of Letter from J. Mariano Lopez, August 24, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Mariano Lopez, on August 24, 1832, marking the receipt, from Joseph Urban, of 125 pesos to help the Navy.
[Transcript of Letter from J. Mariano Lopez and Juan J. Gallardo, August 30, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Mariano Lopez and Juan J. Gallardo, on August 30, 1832, noting the receipt of payment for four cows.
[Transcript of Letter from J. Mariano Lopez and Juan T. Gallardo, September 1, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Mariano Lopez and Juan T. Gallardo, on September 1, 1832, noting the receipt of money from Stephen F. Austin to give to the army.
[Transcript of Letter from J. Mariano Lopez, September 4, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Mariano Lopez, on September 4, 1832, noting the receipt of money from Benjamin Beison, to be used as a fee for traveling and food.
[Transcript of Letter from Leona Vicario, March 23, 1835]
Transcript for a letter from Leona Vicario, on March 23, 1835, discussing Vicente de la Garza's discovery that no militiamen are allowed in Austin's colony.
[Transcript of Letter, March 28, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter, on March 28, 1835, asking to receive a newspaper from Brazoria, Texas, to send to a Mexican official.
[Transcript of Letter from Leona Vicario, April 4, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Leona Vicario, on April 4, 1835, discussing the colonists in Brazoria, who do not want any military positions.
[Transcript of Letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, April 13, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, on April 13, 1835, discussing the men he sent to get news from Brazoria and Anahuac, and to subscribe him to the newspaper in Brazoria. He also asks for the funds to travel to Galveston.
[Transcript of Resolutions of Nacogdoches, 1835]
Copy of transcript for Resolutions of Nacogdoches, in which citizens of the jurisdictions of Gonzales, Mina, Austin, Matagorda, and Columbia have recommended that a convention of Texas be called to discuss the changing political climate in Mexico and Mexico's relationship to the citizens of Texas.
[Transcript of Letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, September 4, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, on September 4, 1832, discussing an untrue rumor that he had to quit his position as a clergyman in the colony of Brazoria. He expresses his faith that had this happened, the government would have responded accordingly.
[Transcript of a Receipt, September 28, 1832]
Copy of transcript for a receipt for money, on September 28, 1832.
[Transcript of an invoice from McKinstry and Austin, January 1, 1833]
Copy of transcript for an invoice from McKinstry and Austin detailing lots sold for the town of Brazoria.
[Transcript of accounts for McKinstry and Austin, May 3, 1833]
Copy of transcript for accounts of business done by McKinstry and Austin.
[Transcript of invoices signed by Edmund M. J. Hawkins, James Whiteside, and Samuel Marshall, November 9, 1832]
Copy of transcript for invoices signed by Edmund M. J. Hawkins, James Whiteside, and Samuel Marshall.
[Transcript of Letter from James Perry to Stephen F. Austin, January 29, 1833]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Perry to Stephen F. Austin, on January 29, 1833, discussing his family's move to Peach Point Plantation, and mentioning money matters.
[Transcript of bond originally held by Peter M. Hughes, November 2, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a bond for a piece of land originally sold to Peter M. Hughes by John Austin on behalf of Stephen F. Austin on March 17, 1833. The bond was then transferred from Hughes to J. Vaughan on December 20, 1833. Ownership of the bond was eventually transferred to Josiah T. Harrell and Leman Kelay who cancelled the bond and obtained a deed for the land on November 2, 1836.
[Transcript of account for Stephen F. Austin, which was settled by James F. Perry, March 25, 1839]
Copy of transcript for an account for Stephen F. Austin for land surveys completed for colonists. They account was finally settled by James F. Perry after Austin's death.
[Transcript of invoice from La Villebeuvre and Walton to Perry and Somerville, December 9, 1833]
Copy of transcript for an invoice from La Villebeuvre and Walton to Perry and Somerville for goods purchased and shipped to Texas from New Orleans.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, May 10, 1834]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, in which Austin discusses miniatures he has sent to Perry and the possibility of giving Perry a power of attorney if he is detained by the Mexican government for long. Austin also comments on the political situation in Mexico, predicting that there may be another civil war.
[Transcript of letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry, July 29, 1834
Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry requesting that Perry retrieve his aparejo and other packing materials from J. A. Wharton and deliver them to Mr. Grayson and Mr. Jack.
[Transcript of letter from R. M. Coleman to the Mexican Congress, July 23, 1834]
Copy of transcript for a letter from R. M. Coleman to the Mexican Congress.
[Transcript of letter from the Ayuntamiento of Gonzales to the Mexican Congress, July 28, 1834]
Copy of transcript for a letter from the Ayuntamiento of Gonzales to the Mexican Congress discussing the infringement of their rights by the Mexican military and government and requesting that Stephen F. Austin be released since neither his nor their actions constitute treason.
[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, October 21, 1834]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, on October 21, 1834, discussing the receipt of fifty dollars, the trial of Jacob Fox of Salem, and the second edition of a map of Texas. He also mentions a man and his family from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania who wish to move to Texas.
[Transcript of Letter, March 28, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter, on March 28, 1835, from a man who lives in Bexar, who is asking to receive a gazette from Brazoria, Texas.
[Transcript of Letter, April 13, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter, on April 13, 1835, discussing the sending of two soldiers in plain clothes to subscribe to a gazette in a different town.
[Transcript of Letter in Spanish, April 4]
Copy of transcript for a letter written in Spanish, mentioning the sending of two men to Brazoria and Anahuac in Spanish Texas.