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Description: Copy of transcript for an account for J. B. Austin payable to Robert Kuykendoll. J.B. Austin payed Kuykendoll in full and the record was witnessed by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 12, 1828
Item Type: Text
Description: Copy of transcript for Stephen F. Austin's account payable to David Carpenter, including an itemized report of money owed. The record documents Austin's payment of the account in full.
Date: October 11, 1828
Item Type: Text
Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Rufus Stone. Stone discovered a lead and silver mine on the Trinity River and Austin agrees to apply to the Mexican authorities, on behalf of Stone, to obtain legal title to work and hold the mine in exchange for a quarter share in the mine.
Date: December 5, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Thomas Boatright, in which Austin agrees to sell Boatright three labors of land in exchange for thirty cows and calves, or three-hundred dollars in cash.
Date: December 10, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for an exchange of two letters between Ramón Músquiz and Stephen F. Austin, on June 23 and June 30, 1828, discussing the affirmation of the lands of Felipe Sublett in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Date: [1828-06-23, 1828-06-30]
Creator: Músquiz, Ramón & Austin, Stephen F.
Description: Copy of transcript for a copy of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to George Orr, in which Austin calls on Orr's assistance to execute an order issued by the Governor of Coahuila y Tejas to find and apprehend the Hardin brothers on charges on murder.
Date: August 11, 1828
[Transcript of Copy of Letter of Agreement from Stephen F. Austin to the Governor of the Coahuila y Tejas, July 27, 1828]
Description: Copy of transcript for a certified copy of Stephen F. Austin's agreement to the empresario contract approved by the Governor of Coahuila y Tejas. The Governor's Secretary, Juan Antonio Padilla, makes note to file the document in the appropriate place and supply Austin with a company for his security.
Date: July 27, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Description: Copy of transcript for court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce. A petition was filed on behalf of keep against Groce for breach of contract, Groce denied Keep's allegations and a trial followed. The proceedings include witness depositions. Witnesses include: R.M. O'Neal, Ay Buckner, William Morton, Kinchen Holliman, John Little, William Scott, Simon Miller, John Andrews, A.H. Philips, J.R. Clarke, Stephen Richardson, Warren Buford, James Cummings.
Description: Copy of transcript of a document written by Stephen F. Austin and James Austin, on February 1, 1828, giving the power of attorney to Thomas F. Leaming in the case against Jacob Fox, who holds lands in New Jersey that rightfully belong to the Austins.
Date: February 1, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. & Austin, James Elijah Brown
Description: Copy of transcript for a document giving Stephen F. Austin a piece of land he had requested, in 1828 or 1829. It declares that, according to the law, he must cultivate and populate it.
Description: Copy of transcript for a legal agreement made by William Rabb detailing the terms under which he will be granted confirmation of his title to three sitios of land on the Colorado River.
Date: May 16, 1828
[Transcript of legal document pertaining to settlement of the debts of Pamelia Pickett, May 20, 1828]
Description: Copy of transcript for a legal document pertaining to the settlement of all debts owed by Pamelia Pickett to Stephen F. and James B. Austin.
Date: May 20, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on July 23, 1828, asking that Stephen F. Austin be given command of a battalion of soldiers.
Date: July 23, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, in 1828, asking for a review of the border between Mexico and the United States so that both sides know and agree on where it is.
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Agustín Viesco to José Antonio Padilla, on August 9, 1828, making sure a legal decree is being followed.
Date: August 9, 1828
Creator: Viesco, Agustín
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander Thompson to Stephen F. Austin, in which Thompson reports on his journey from Galveston to Veracruz. Thompson also advises Austin to write to the Commodore, who has shown interest in obtaining a land grant in Texas and could, because of his position, be of service to the region.
Date: December 6, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander Thompson to Stephen F. Austin, in which Thompson appeals to Austin to secure a land grant on the northwest bank of Buffalo Bayou.
Date: November 17, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander Ybary to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ybary acknowledges receipt of Austin's petition and confirms his intention to forward it to the Mexican government on Austin's behalf.
Date: August 15, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, in which [Ybary] sends Austin the latest Arancel General (general tariff or customs tariff). [Ybary] also informs Austin that General Teran has arrived, and directs Austin to send papers they have agreed upon.
Date: February 2, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, in which [Ybary] informs Austin about the Revolution of Tulancingo, led by Mexican Republic General, Nicolás Bravo. [Ybary] assures Austin that peace has been restored by General Guerrero and that Guerrero still considers Austin a friend.
Date: January 26, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Antonio Elosua to Stephen F. Austin, on November 25, 1828, explaining that A. Thompson and his navy had departed for Veracruz before Juan Hernandes arrived.
Date: November 25, 1828
Creator: Elosua, Antonio
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. M. Cutter to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cutter inquires about the physical and legal status of a half league of land that he purchased from William S. Brown.
Date: May 13, 1828
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from José María Viesca and Juan Antonio Padilla to Stephen F. Austin, on September 10, 1828, discussing recent elections for representatives in Congress, and the laws they are considering changing to help the state.
Date: September 10, 1828
Creator: Viesca, José María & Padilla, Juan Antonio