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[Transcript of a List of Names, December 22, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a list of the names of citizens who have been given land by Gaspar Flores, drawn up by Miguel Arciniega on December 22, 1831. It lists the quantity of land, and their qualifications.
Date: December 22, 1831
Creator: Arciniega, Miguel
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Moses Austin, September 24, 1816]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James B. Austin to Moses Austin, on September 24, 1816, making his excuses for not writing and listing the letters he has received from his father. He also mentions going to a commencement with a friend, and asks the month of his birth.
Date: September 24, 1816
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 19, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Elijah Brown Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on March 19, 1829, discussing the sale of a lot, which had been promised to Mrs. Picket by Stephen, to a Mr. Battles instead. James notes that Battles has paid for and intends to keep up the lot, while Mrs. Picket has arranged to acquire it for free.
Date: March 19, 1829
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 29, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on March 29, 1829, offering a brief report on a variety of matters including a land deal between Mr. Battles and Doc. Knuckols, James' desire to build a home, his missing mare, and John Austin running his boat aground.
Date: March 29, 1829
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter