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[Transcript of Agreement between Capt. Wyly Martin and Thomas F. McKinney, April 3, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from agreement between Capt. Wyly Martin and Thomas F. McKinney, in which both men agree to resolve their dispute over "an affair of honor" by pleading their respective cases to an Board of Honor consisting of Stephen F. Austin, Dr. Branch T. Archer, William H. Wharton, and Sam Houston. Martin and McKinney also agree to honor the final decision of the board.
Date: April 3, 1833

[Transcript of Letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, July 28, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Encarnacion Chirino, Juan Mora, Antonio Minchaca, Charles S. Taylor, and Augustus Hotchkiss to the Mayor of Austin, on July 28, 1832, announcing José de las Piedras' abuse of his powers in regard to the colony of American settlers in Texas.
Date: July 28, 1832
Creator: Chirino, Encarnacion; Mora, Juan; Minchaca, Antonio; Taylor, Charles S. & Hotchkiss, Augustus

[Transcript of Letter from George Antonio Nixon, January 9, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Antonio Nixon to Stephen F. Austin, in which Nixon informs Austin that he obtained permission to allow A. C. Bucknear to survey lands north of the Austin Colony on his behalf. Nixon acknowledges that since that time, Austin was granted a new contract to settle those lands and he requests permission from Austin to continue his purchase of the northern leagues.
Date: January 1, 1832

[Transcript of Letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, May 28, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry F. Spear to Stephen F. Austin, in which Spear requests information and assistance regarding claims to land promised by the Mexican government in exchange for military service in the patriot army from 1812-1813. Spear's brother (deceased at the time of writing) fought in the patriot army and Spear is inquiring on behalf of his brother's heirs.
Date: May 28, 1834