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[Transcript of Letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Juan Nepomuceno Peña, discussing the author's joy at receiving people from all over the world to colonize Mexican Texas, as well as his excitement at receiving a letter from the Mexican president. He also discusses the Catholicism of the incoming settlers, and their need for a priest who understands English.
Date: unknown
Creator: Peña, Juan Nepomuceno
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from Rafael Gonzáles, July 24, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Rafael Gonzáles, on July 24, 1825, discussing the decision of the president of Mexico to postpone the authorization of a colony established by American settlers on the Brazos River.
Date: July 24, 1825
Creator: Gonzáles, Rafael
Item Type: Letter