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[Transcript of a Governmental Decree]

Description: Copy of transcript for a governmental decree, discussing the teaching of Spanish to Texas colonists, and giving Texas schools legal rights and regulations.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of a Letter, August 20, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter in Spanish, on August 20, 1821, discussing a presentation made by Stephen F. Austin about the immigration of 300 families into Mexico.
Date: August 20, 1821
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of a Letter, December 1, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript of a letter written in Spanish, on December 1, 1821, discussing the possession of a governor in Spanish Texas, and laying out the terms for a peaceful resolution.
Date: December 1, 1821
Item Type: Letter

[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 a Preliminary Draft of Legal Document, March 1827]

Description: Copy of transcript for a legal document, in March 1827, discussing the ban on slavery in all Mexican territory, the definition of a congress, how many people must live in a town before gaining a representative in congress, the requirements to be a representative, and the requirements to move the physical location of congress.
Date: March 1827
Item Type: Letter