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[Transcript of Letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, July 28, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, on July 28, 1832, announcing José de las Piedras' abuse of his powers in regard to the colony of American settlers in Texas.
Date: July 28, 1832
Creator: Chirino, Encarnacion; Mora, Juan; Minchaca, Antonio; Taylor, Charles S. & Hotchkiss, Augustus

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Smith, William Pettus, James B. Miller, and Wyly Martin, September 7, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Smith, James B. Miller, William Pettus, and Wyly Martin, on September 7, 1834, certifying that the electoral assembly has met to name two scribes, and that Stephen F. Austin has been named a deputy.
Date: September 7, 1834
Creator: Smith, Henry; Pettus, William; Miller, James B. & Martin, Wyly

[Transcript of letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, August 8, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, reporting that Col. Jose de las Piedras has declared to be in favor of the Constitution of Santa Anna. Additionally, Piedras has been taken prisoner and that Bowie has assumed command of the 12th Regiment of the Infantry, formerly of Nacogdoches. He also requests that Austin gather and send 20 horse, cattle, or provisions to facilitate their cause.
Date: August 8, 1832