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[Transcript of copy of announcement by Stephen F. Austin, March 1838]

Description: Copy of transcript for announcement by Stephen F. Austin for settlers to receive Lipan Chief Captain Huan Novale with kindness and friendship. Austin's original announcement was made on January 15, 1825 and this document is a transcription of a certified copy given by the Secretary of State in March 1838.
Date: March 1838
Item Type: Text

[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