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[Transcript of Letter from José María de Aguirre, September 12, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from José María de Aguirre to a political chief, on September 12, 1835, discussing men who want to acquire land from the government, but were unable to due to a new law.
[Transcript of Letter from Anthony Butler, December 8, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Anthony Butler, on December 8, 1835, explaining the falsehoods that have been spread about money he supposedly owes, and going on to give his reasons for not associating with the man who first began them.
[Transcript of Letter from Anthony Butler to William S. Parrott, December 12, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Anthony Butler to William S. Parrott, on December 12, 1835, calling him out for spreading lies about Butler, and for keeping the money from selling goods that should have gone to Butler.
[Transcript of Letter from J. Mo. Guerra to Martín Perfecto de Cos, October 21, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Mo. Guerra to Martín Perfecto de Cos, on October 21, 1835, informing him of a ship which brought equipment for the soldiers, and asking when they should be distributed.
[Transcript of Letter from William S. Parrott to Anthony Butler, December 24, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from William S. Parrott to Anthony Butler, on December 24, 1835, claiming that the rumors he is accused of spreading about Butler have, in fact, been spread by John Black.
[Transcript of Letter from Domingo de Ugartechea, April 27, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo de Ugartechea, on April 27, 1835, discussing the request by the Mexican government for more troops to be sent to Monclova, and the naming of a man to a military position.
[Transcript of Letter from Domingo de Ugartechea, August 29, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo de Ugartechea, on August 29, 1835, discussing people who are smuggling weapons and gunpowder to the Texans, and asks that the recipient make sure they are brought to justice.
[Transcript of Letter from Agustín Viesca to Stephen F. Austin, November 11, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Agustín Viesca to Stephen F. Austin, on November 11, 1835, telling of how he was imprisoned unjustly by the Mexican government and had to come to Texas to escape.
[Transcript of Letter from Ignacio Duran and Ignacio Villegas, July 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Ignacio Duran and Ignacio Villegas, in July 1835, informing the receiver of the desertion of their notary, and their need for a new one.
[Mexico, Presidente Interino]
Interim President of Mexico instructs Mr. D. Miguel Santa Maria on the negotiation entrusted to him with the Cabinet of Madrid, regarding the recognition of Mexican Independence and the Treaty of friendship and commerce. Reference to: Note of Lorenzo Zavala; Duque de Frías; treaty of Spain with the Estados Generales de la Provincias Unidas in 1648 and of England with the U. S. in 1783 and 1794; required inclusion of Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Oajaca, Sinaloa, Tabasco Tamaulipas, Texas, Veracruz, Yucatán, and Zacatecas; Spanish-English treaty of 1815 on establishment of Walis [Belice]; Spanish treaty with the U. S. in 1815; General Montilla; Baron Deffandis; Legation archives in London.
[Transcript of a resolution offered by D. C. Barrett to the General Council of the Provisional Government of Texas, December 11, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a resolution made by Don Carlos Barrett to the General Council of the Provisional Government of Texas acknowledging Stephen F. Austin's efforts on behalf of Texas.
[Transcript of a warrant issued by Martin Perfecto de Cos, August 8, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a warrant issued by Martin Perfecto de Cos for the arrest of Lorenzo Zavala.
[Transcript of announcement made by Stephen F. Austin, 1835]
Copy of transcript for an announcement by Stephen F. Austin to the Council of Safety about his departure from the voluntary army to pursue diplomatic relations with the United States in order to support Texas's cause.
[Transcript of announcment from James F. Perry, September 1, 1835]
Copy of transcript for an announcement from James F. Perry, stating that Stephen F. Austin has arrived home after leaving Mexico City on July 13, 1835.
[Transcript of Letter from a Military Commander to his Superior, January 27, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from a military commander to his superior, on January 27, 1835, discussing the movement of a group of troops to Matagorda because more smuggling occurs there.
[Transcript of letter from Alejandro Alegre, October 13, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Alejandro Alegre.
[Transcript of letter from Alejandro Alegre, October 14, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Alejandro Alegre
[Transcript of Letter from Anthony Butler, December 8, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Col. Anthony Butler refuting claims made against him by Parrot and others.
[Transcript of letter from Anthony Butler to William S. Parrott, December 12, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Col. Anthony Butler to William S. Parrott addressing claims made against him by Parrott in particular relating to the "fish and Brandy" affair and money loans.
[Transcript of Letter from Col. Anthony Butler, December 7, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Col. Anthony Butler, in which Butler refutes accusations made against him by the recipient.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, October 20, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, in which Fisher updates Austin on the movement of Mexican troops, his opinion of Mexican generals involved in the war, the position of various politicians throughout Mexico on separation from Mexico, his interpretation of events that have transpired, and predictions about the strategic decisions to be made by both the Mexican and rebel leadership.
[Transcript of Letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, May 13, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, in which Offitt provides details on settled and outstanding surveyor payments related to securing his land title. Offitt offers that Austin can payment until all documentation supporting Offitt's land titles meets Austin's satisfaction. [On the second page of the letter, there is an annotation by Stephen F. Austin noting that he chose to withhold payment until the Offitt sent him a receipt.]
[Transcript of letter from James Bowie to James B. Miller, June 22, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Bowie to James B. Miller.
[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Joseph B. Heard, February 15, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Joseph B. Heard, concerning Mr. Maxwell. Perry describes his efforts to gather information concerning Maxwell's whereabouts and activities.
[Transcript of letter from Juan L. Valesgaes de Leon to the Secretaries Office of War and Marine, October 31, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Juan L. Valesgaes de Leon to the Secretaries Office of War and Marine discussing battalions.
[Transcript of Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to the Ayuntamiento of Brazoria, July 12, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Ayuntamiento, in which Perfecto de Cos expresses his concern regarding the lack of law enforcement in Texas. Perfecto de Cos argues that the Ayunamiento should convince Texas citizens of the security benefits of Mexican military presence in Texas.
[Transcript of Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to the Ayuntamiento of Columbia, July 12, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from General Martín Perfecto de Cos to the Ayuntamiento of Columbia, in which General Cos calls for the arrest of William Barret Travis for his organizational role in the 1835 Anahuac Disturbance.
[Transcript of letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to the inhabitants of the Internal States of the East of Mexico, May 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to the Inhabitants of the Internal States of the East describing the rebellion in Coahuila y Texas.
[Transcript of letter from Martin Perfecto de Cos to the Internal States of the East, July 5, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Martin Perfecto de Cos to the Internal States of the East on behalf of President Miguel Barragán.
[Transcript of letter from Santiago Del Valle, July 29, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Santiago Del Valle.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin, December 15, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin regarding money owed to Offutt that would be repaid to J. B. Chance.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and P. W. Grayson, May 13, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson, in which Austin informs Miller and Grayson of his plans to return to Texas and expresses his belief that General Santa Anna is a friend to Texas. Austin also reports that that federal reforms taking place in Mexico could result in statehood for Texas and advises against further disturbances.
[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson, May 13, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson informing them that the amnesty law published that month covers his case and that he will leave Mexico City after getting his bail bonds cancelled. Austin also mentions that Santa Anna has informed Austin that he is "friendly towards Texas." Austin asks Miller and Grayson to pass this letter along to his sister.
[Transcript of Letter from The Provisional Government of Texas to the Mexican People, December 11, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from The Provisional Government of Texas to the Mexican People, in which the Provisional Government argues that the tenants of Mexican liberalism and the cause of Texas independence are aligned.
[Transcript of letter from the Provisional Government of Texas to the Mexican people, [December 11, 1835]]
Copy of transcript for a letter from the Provisional Government of Texas to the Mexican people encouraging other Mexicans to join their cause.
[Transcript of letter from the Provisional Government of Texas to the Mexican people, [December 11, 1835]]
Copy of transcript for a letter from the Provisional Government of Texas to the Mexican people encouraging other Mexicans to join their cause.
[Transcript of letter from unknown author concerning the movement of Mexican troops, [June 1835?]]
Copy of transcript for a letter from an unknown author communicating that Mexican troops are moving from Sant Antonia to Monclova under the pretense of subjugating Native American tribes.
[Transcript of letter from Viviano Vasquez to Martín Perfecto de Cos, October 15, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Viviano Vasquez to Martín Perfecto de Cos.
[Transcript of letter from William S. Parrott to Col. Anthony Butler, December 24, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from William S. Parrot to Col. Anthony Butler asking for a written statement by Mr. Black, who Parrott believes to have falsely accused him of slandering Butler.
[Transcript of Letter , March 1, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter, on March 1, 1835, asking for a license to allow the anonymous author to move his family from Monterrey to Texas with him.
[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, November 18, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter, on November 18, 1835, proclaiming that Texas will not surrender, but that they will accept the Mexican government as their own. Mexico also admits that they were harsh in their subjugation of Texas colonists, and agrees not to send more troops to Texas.
[Transcript of letter to the editors of the Diario del Gobierno, December 11, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter to the editors of the Diario del Gobierno.
[Transcript of minutes from the General Council, November 15, 1835]
Copy of transcript for minutes from a meeting of the General Council, which cover the need to approach independence carefully, forecasting when volunteers will arrive from the U. S., discussing location of various ships along the coast, and other things.
[Transcript of Official Order from General Cos to the Commander of Coahuila y Texas, August 15, 1835]
The first page of this document is copy of a transcript of a letter to the citizens of Texans, questioning the arrest of Zavalla and calling it a "pretense by which to introduce [Mexican] troops" to Texas. The second page of this document is copy of a transcript for an official order from General Cos to the Commander Ugartachea, in which Cos orders Ugartachea to use whatever Calvary deployment necessary to arrest of Don Lorenzo de Zavala. Cos also orders Ugartachea to force all the inhabitants to Goliad, where customs officers will examine their accounts.
[Transcript of Petition from Sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, July 25, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a petition from sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, in which Joseph, Prentiss, Davis, and Thompson describe their efforts to meet every requirement and follow every rule of the Mexican government regarding their colonization grants. The petitioners also describe their investment in infrastructure as preparation for the arrival of colonists.
[Transcript of report of Mexico's response to the Texas rebellion, October 31, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a report describing Mexico's response to the Texas Rebellion by an unknown author.
[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.