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[Transcript of Letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin], October 10, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin] discussing land grant issues in Texas, and outlining a portion of the Austin family genealogy. Archibald also mentions the military uniform that he and Mrs. Mexia have created for Stephen to wear in the Mexican national militia, as well as a family coat of arms that Stephen wishes to have engraved.
Date: October 10, 1830
Item Type: Letter

[Transcript of Letter from Moses Austin to Daniel Austin, July 15, 1809]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to Daniel Austin, in which Moses Austin explains that he gave Billows and Cochran six hundred dollars in order to meet the draft of Mr. Hunt. Moses Austin also informs writes that he has provided passage for Daniel Austin's brother, Horace.
Date: July 15, 1809
Item Type: Text

[Transcript of Notarized Bill of Exchange from Moses Austin to Bellows and Cochran, July 20, 1809]

Description: Copy of transcript for a notarized bill of exchange from Moses Austin to Bellows and Cochran, in which Austin pays Hart, Barton and Hart five hundred dollars. Boston notary, William Stevenson, claims that Bellows and Cochran were unable to pay the bill of exchange he delivered to them, and as a result, protests against any consequences that others might suffer because of Bellows and Cochran's failure to pay.
Date: July 20, 1809
Item Type: Text