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[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, October 22, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin advising him in business matters. Stephen Austin specifically advises James Austin to stockpile provisions, such as: pork, beef, corn and rye. Additionally, he recommends making lead shot to be sold in Richmond during the fall.
Date: October 22, 1799
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, May 14, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Delassus de Luziere to Moses Austin, on May 14, 1799, discussing the claim of the Austins to mine for minerals at Mine a Breton in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. He attempts to solve the issue of who should receive the money from the mine.
Date: May 14, 1799
Creator: Luziere, Delassus de
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Message from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez to the Captain of the Militia, May 6, 1799]

Description: Message from Santiago de Jesús Sánchez to José Jesús de la Garza, captain of the militia, informing him of an individual breaking the law. According to the message the man, from Lampasos, is selling liquor and setting up games; de Jesús Sánchez asks whether the law should be enforced. de la Garza responds by saying the liquor should be destroyed and the man, Alexandro Escalera, be thrown in jail.
Date: 1799-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Carta esferica de una parte de Canal Viejo de Bahama y placeres adyacentes desde punta de maternillos hasta la de ycacos : construida de orden del rey en el Depâosito Hidrografico de Marína, por disposicion del exmo. senor don jean de langara, secretario de estado y del Despacho Universal de ella.

Description: Map shows detail of the northern coast of Cuba and the atolls and islands to the north and along the Old Bahama Channel. Insets: "Plano del fondeadero que forman los cayos de piedras, mono, monillo, y adyacentes" and "Plano del fondeadero que forman los cayos verde y confites." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. No scale indicated.
Date: 1799
Creator: Spain Depósito Hidrográfico
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Eastern Hemisphere.

Description: Map shows dates and routes of explorers; major cities, political divisions; French Louisiana, Florida still separate from United States; New Britain inclusive of Pacific Northwest; major cities, political divisions for North and South America, West Indies, Pacific islands, and New Zealand. portion of coasts of New Guinea and New Holland [Australia] are incomplete. Includes notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:46,000,000].
Date: 1799
Creator: Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappe-monde divisée en ses quatre parties.

Description: Map shows six continents and political boundaries. Shows Australia as "N[ouvel]le Holland," and [French] "Louisiane" [territory in North America]. Includes five hemispheric circles explaining gridlines on map. Prime meridian: Paris. Scale not given.
Date: [1799, 1803]
Creator: Hérisson, Eustache. b. 1759
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Message from Francisco Villalba to Justicias in Mexico]

Description: Long document beginning with a notice of three men wanted for murder with descriptions. The wanted men are Felipe Gutierrez, Alyo Huerta, and Chepe el Coyote, and an unknown negro; the document traveled to the different towns and villages and is signed by Spanish authorities acknowledging their having received and passed the message on.
Date: 1798-07~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Message from José Mangodo y Clovijo]

Description: Message from José Mangodo y Clovigo saying that local Spanish officials should be aware of Miguel Rico, a fugitive whom Mangodo y Clovigo has been pursuing for three years. Local Spanish officials have signed the document acknowledging their having received the notice.
Date: 1798-07~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning David Strickland, June 8, 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to Zenon Trudeau, on June 8, 1798, discussing the life of David Strickland, who works as a farmer for someone else but wants to farm for himself on the Bois Brule River in order to establish his family. A second letter, from David Strickland, asking that he be granted the land on the river to farm.
Date: June 8, 1798
Creator: Strickland, David
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History