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[Transcript of an Extract of a Letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, April 25, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, in which Burnet describes his ideas of Stephen F. Austin. Burnet praises Austin's character and offers an explanation for Austin's name slipping into relative obscurity among younger Texans, while Sam Houston rose in popularity.
Date: April 25, 1844

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, October 1, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that he received his letter which addresses allegations the late Judge John P. Coles filed against Perry before his death. Gillespie also tells Perry that the original bill filed by Coles cannot be found and the case will likely be postponed.
Date: October 1, 1847

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.).
Date: August 26, 1847

[Transcript of Letter to George L. Hammeken, June 9, 1848]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to George L. Hammeken, in which the sender describes the provenance of the seven-hundred dollars that were originally enclosed in the letter, and provides a list of items that Mrs. Perry wants Hammeken to purchase and/or have made, including a wax impression of Gen. Austin's seal which Mrs. Perry wants to have engraved on the items she has requested. Lastly, there are further directions for any remaining sum.
Date: June 9, 1848

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, May 6, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, in which Perry offers to sell the land that Sims currently lives on to him for one dollar per acre - to be paid in part with negro slaves at cash price and in part in cash. Perry also informs Sims that the court case involving the land in question has not been decided upon.
Date: May 6, 1847

[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis and Albert Huth, October 11, 1847]

Description: Letter from [Ludwig] Huth to [Ferdinand] Louis and Albert [Huth] questioning why he has not received responses yet. Included is a copy of a letter from the widow of Anton Gsell certifying that she is, in fact, his widow. He also mentioned a new law that would restrict who could deal with the immigration business. Signed by Huth on October 11, 1847 in Neufreystaedt.
Date: October 11, 1847
Creator: Huth, Ludwig