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[Transcript of letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, March 23, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry. Holley writes to Perry proposing to write a memoir or biography of Stephen F. Austin, as well as sends her regrets for not visiting her while in Texas. Perry responds with an approval of the biography project, but feels that writing a more complete version of early Texas history ought to wait out of respect for parties involved.
Date: March 23, 1844
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry in which Holley provides a cursory inventory of the documentation she has collected in order to write the biography of Stephen F. Austin. Holley requests that Perry locate any additional personal papers belonging to Stephen F. Austin that document the early years (1821-1831).
Date: May 19, 1844
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant, March 4, 1845]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant in which Howard, on behalf of the Galveston Lyceum, proposes to commemorate the birth day of Stephen F. Austin in the calender. Howard appeals to Bryant for additional information about Austin that are not included in histories of the country.
Date: March 4, 1845
Item Type: Letter

[Receipt for 15 francs, 50 cents paid to J. Doux, January 6, 1844]

Description: Receipt for 15 francs, 50 cents paid to J. Doux, with promise to repay as soon as possible in cash or goods. Signed J. Doux on January 6, 1844 in Galveston: "I have received from Mr. Louis Huth on behalf of Mister H[enr]i Castro in Paris."
Date: January 6, 1844
Creator: Doux, J.
Item Type: Text

[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 6, 1845]

Description: Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] stating that the letter is entrusted to Rev. Pfanner and many immigrants are expected shortly. He lists some provisions he is sending, including salt, nails, seeds, etc. Signed H. Castro on February 6, 1845 in Galveston.
Date: February 6, 1845
Creator: Castro, Henri
Item Type: Letter