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[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan to Stephen F. Austin, September 28, 1823]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan to Stephen F. Austin outlining the state of her affairs after the passing of her husband James Bryan. Emily also discusses the death of a number of family friends, her desire to move to Texas, and warns Stephen not to return to the U.S. because of his outstanding debts.
Date: September 28, 1823

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, February 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in which Emily discusses her desire to move to Texas and gives news of acquaintances in Missouri; and James explains his resistance to moving to Texas and relays information about the lead mining business.
Date: February 7, 1830

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in Perry explains the difficulties he is having in settling his business matters before moving to Texas, asks for Stephen's advice on completing the indenture forms for his slaves, and questions why Stephen was not more vocal about which tracts of land he had reserved for the Perrys.
Date: July 18, 1830