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[Transcript of letter from James Austin to James Bryan, June 26, 1821]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Austin to James Bryan, on June 26, 1821, concerning problems collecting a draft in New Orleans.
[Transcript of letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 19, 1829]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Elijah Brown Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on March 19, 1829, seeking to clarify Mrs. Picket's claim on a piece of land that Mr. Battles wishes to purchase.
[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 19, 1829]
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.
[Transcript of Letter from Margaret E. Austin to James A. Austin, June 25, 1830]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Margaret E. Austin to James A. Austin, on June 25, 1830, discussing his health and his work. She also discusses their brother, William, who has recently become very religious, and advises James to take William's advise.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, June 10, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, on June 10, 1836, discussing the steps it is necessary to take before the United States government will recognize Texas as independent. He also briefly mentions the movement of troops from Kentucky.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to James Wilson, March 12, 1833]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James Wilson, on March 12, 1833, discussing the retrieval of the title to a tract of land in Virginia that was in the hands of Moses Austin when he died.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas O. Meux, James W. Breedlove, and Alfred Penn, November 19, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas O. Meux, James W. Breedlove, and Alfred Penn, on November 19, 1836, discussing the settlement of two loans taken out by the Texas government.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to William H. Wharton, November 19, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to William H. Wharton, on November 19, 1836, authorizing him to withdraw at most $5,000 from the Texas treasury to cover his expenses.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to Henry Smith, January 20, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to Henry Smith, on January 20, 1836, discussing the gathering of troops and money to fight for Texas.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to Henry Smith, January 24, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to Henry Smith, on January 24, 1836, discussing the money given to Colonel Thomas D. Owings in exchange for his help in the revolution against Mexico.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to Thomas D. Owings, January 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to Thomas D. Owings, on January 18, 1836, accepting his offer of a regiment of troops to aid in the Texas Revolution.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to William Bryan, January 21, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to William Bryan, on January 21, 1836, telling him that he may accept the draft of A. J. Yates.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to William Bryan, January 24, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer to William Bryan, on January 24, 1836, informing him to supply $5000 to Colonel Thomas D. Owings.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to A. J. Yates, January 22, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to A. J. Yates, on January 22, 1836, allowing him to receive proposals for a loan from the United States government.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to Henry Smith, January 10, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to Henry Smith, on January 10, 1836, informing him of the loan they have gained from the United States government and the troops they have offered to supply in the fight for Texas' independence.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to Henry Smith, January 10, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to Henry Smith, on January 10, 1836, informing him that they have placed Jeremiah Brown in command of the schooner Liberty.
[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, July 21, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton to David G. Burnet, on July 21, 1836, giving a brief overview of their attempts to raise money and volunteers in the United States while the revolution continues in 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 James W. Breedlove to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James W. Breedlove to Stephen F. Austin, on July 18, 1836, asking that Austin extend courtesy to H. W. Morfit.
[Transcript of Letter from David G. Burnet to Stephen F. Austin, December 15, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from David G. Burnet to Stephen F. Austin, on December 15, 1836, informing Austin of an impending trip, and mentioning that he plans to settle the land at Buffalo Bayou when he gets back.
[Letter from Henri Castro to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 18, 1845]
Letter from [Henri] Castro to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] announcing the arrival of 315 emigrants in two convoys under the direction of Rev. Pfanner. Signed H. Castro on February 18, 1845 in New Orleans.
[Transcript of Letter from Daniel E. Colton to Stephen F. Austin, November 29, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Daniel E. Colton to Stephen F. Austin, on November 29, 1836, discussing his desire to keep his lands in Texas, despite the fact that he has been out of the country for too long and must forfeit his claims to them.
[Transcript of a Receipt from J. Delaup to Stephen F. Austin, June 16, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a receipt for a subscription to a newspaper, from J. Delaup to Stephen F. Austin, on June 16, 1836.
[Transcript of Letter from José Fernandes, August 28, 1828]
Copy of transcript for a letter from José Fernandes, on August 28, 1828, detailing his son's imprisonment for having an affair with a married woman, and asking for his release.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, August 4, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on August 4, 1836, discussing the family he hopes will move to Texas, and his wish to be useful in the military.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, August 5, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on August 5, 1836, discussing his ideas to keep Matamoros from falling into the hands of the Mexican government.
[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 George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, December 1, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on December 1, 1836, impressing upon him the necessity for a newspaper that is sympathetic to the Texan cause, and asking that Austin help to revive the Correo Atlántico in New Orleans.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, July 11, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on July 11, 1836, stating his support for Texas' war with Mexico, and urging Austin to help keep up the Correo Atlántico newspaper.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, July 30, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on July 30, 1836, discussing his intention to raise volunteers for the Texas Revolution and to move to the Zavala Colony soon.
[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking after his attempts to be appointed to the Texan government, and the land grants promised to empresarios. He also briefly discusses his plans to move his family to Texas, and the education of two of his sons.
[Draft of letter from Valentin Gomez Farias to Crescencio Rejón]
Rough draft of an unfinished letter, to Crescencio Rejón from Valentin Gomez Farias, on necessity of a change in Mexico. ] New Orleans
[Draft of letter from Valentin Gomez Farias to General Adrian Woll, Noveber 22, 1844]
Draft of letter from Valentin Gomez Farias to General Adrian Woll, discussing the evil brought to Mexico by Santa Anna.
[Transcript of Letter from E. Hall to James Perry, December 9, 1835]
Copy of transcript for a letter from E. Hall to James Perry, on December 9, 1835, discussing the draft to a house.
[Transcript of letter from James Hamilton to James F. Perry, September 7, 1837]
Copy of transcript for a letter from James Hamilton to James F. Perry, concerning payments for a land deal made between Barnard E. Bee and Stephen F. Austin.
[Transcript of Letter from Zacheus Hamlin to Stephen F. Austin, September 21, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Zacheus Hamlin to Stephen F. Austin, on September 21, 1836, discussing his hopes and fears about the new Texas government.
[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Stephen F. Austin, on July 18, 1836, discussing the strategies and infighting in the Mexican government after the capture of Santa Anna.
[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Stephen F. Austin, on July 18, 1836, discussing the strategies and infighting in the Mexican government after the capture of Santa Anna.
[Transcript of Letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking that Austin be on the lookout for a young man, named Edmond Morris, who has disappeared from his town and is believed to have gone to Texas, Mexico, or New Orleans.
[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 Sam Houston, December 15, 1836]
Copy of transcript for a letter from Sam Houston to the people of Texas and the United States, on December 15, 1836, telling those who have received money for lands they are not authorized to sell to cease. He also asks that those who have given money to these frauds to send letters with reports of the incidents to William Christy in New Orleans.
[Letter from Illies & Co. to Ferdinand Louis Huth, October 13, 1849]
Letter from Illies & Co. to [Ferdinand Louis] Huth sympathizing with Huth's hard times, giving his negative opinion of Castro, discussing the great sums of money Castro owes him and asking if Huth can prevent the colonists from cutting down pecan trees that need centuries to grow. Signed Illies & Co. on October 13, 1849 in New Orleans.
[Receipt for $104.73 for whiskey and other items, December 23, 1858]
Receipt for $104.73 for whiskey and other items bought of Karstendiek & Co. at No. 103 Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans. Purchaser is Mr. Louis Huth, Castroville.
[Receipt for goods, August 1, 1859]
Receipt for goods purchased from Karstendiek & Co. by Mr. Louis Huth of Castroville.
[Receipt for supplies, December 23, 1858]
Receipt for supplies purchased from Karstendiek & Co.
[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 5, 1856]
Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth regarding merchandise he requested. It is being loaded on the Bull Rush and they will send a bill later. Signed V. E. Maignan on April 5, 1856 in New Orleans.
[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, April 9, 1856]
Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth regarding merchandise. They inform him that they've double-checked the cost of powder, were not able to get any tobacco of the same brand and replaced on type of tin with another. Signed V. E. Maignan on April 9, 1856 in New Orleans.
[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, January 16, 1856]
Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] L[ouis] Huth informing him that six chests he asked for have been loaded aboard the Nebraska. Signed V. E. Maignan on January 16, 1856 in New Orleans.
[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, March 5, 1856]
Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth acknowledging his letter containing a check for $500. Signed V. E. Maignan on March 5, 1856 in New Orleans.
[Letter from V. E. Maignan to Ferdinand Louis Huth, November 24, 1855]
Letter from V. E. Maignan to [Ferdinand] Louis Huth acknowledging receipt of a letter containing $900 and discussing Gruyère cheese and Cognac for sale. Signed V. E. Maignan on November 24, 1855 in New Orleans.