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[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland, February 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: John Sutherland, William Manifee, William Heard, Joseph Rector, William Pride, Jesse White, Benjamin S. White, Samuel Rogers, Robert G. Grozier.
Date: February 19, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith, February 26, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: William Haskins, Pulaski Dudley and Mary Smith. Also included are rough descriptions of where each families' league is located.
Date: February 26, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, February 28, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, in which Moore informs Austin that his plans to visit Texas have been postponed, but that he has sent his son as the family representative to find suitable land for their relocation. Moore also mentions that he rand out of time to procure the necessary recommendations, but that Austin can refer to Luke Lassier, P.R. Splane and Mr. Doty as references for both himself and his son.
Date: February 28, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from R. C. Trimble to Stephen F. Austin, March 1, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from R.C. Trimble to Stephen F. Austin, in which Trimble informs Austin of his intention to move to Texas and requests details regarding how to apply for a land grant. Trimble also designates Rueben Doty as his representative and gives Doty powers to select a suitable tract of land on Trimble's behalf.
Date: March 1, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John M. J. Carbajal to Stephen F. Austin, March 8, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John M. J. Carbajal to Stephen F. Austin, in which Carbajal requests a couple of dozen copies of Austin's new map of Texas for Virginia families interested in settling in Texas. Carjabal also informs Austin that he has several hundred bibles that were translated into Spanish by the Bishop of Madrid and wonders if Austin would be willing to sell or give away as many as he can.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, March 11, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morris informs Austin that he intends to settle in the Austin colony on land that Mr. Edwards is willing to sell to him. Morris also states that if the sea bluff property was been forfeited by the original grantee, he would prefer to purchase those lands over the land offered for sale by Mr. Edwards.
Date: March 11, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Carithers to Stephen F. Austin, March 15, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Carithers to Stephen F. Austin, in which Carithers informs Austin that his absence was caused by prolonged suffering of a stomach disorder, and that he recovered enough to make the move to the Texas. Carithers also informs Austin that his son-in-law will traveling ahead in hopes of establishing a factory there, and requests that Austin provide information and assistance.
Date: March 15, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from D. W. Smith to Stephen F. Austin, March 16, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from D. W. Smith to Stephen F. Austin, in which Smith informs Austin that a former colleague of his, whom he dispatched to Saltillo in order to sell several hundred pounds of calico, has decided to keep the money instead of returning the proceeds to Matamoras. Smith appeals to Austin for assistance in notifying the local authorities in the area and having him arrested if he is identified. Smith includes a description of the fugitive.
Date: March 18, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J.B. Bailey to Stephen F. Austin, March 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J.B. Bailey to Stephen F. Austin, in which Bailey informs Austin that the land he currently living on does not have enough timber for him to build a fence and asks Austin to grant him one labor (Spanish land unit translating to 177 acres) on land with more timber.
Date: March 18, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from T. Jefferson Chambers to Stephen F. Austin, April 5th, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from T. Jefferson Chambers to Stephen F. Austin, in which Chambers informs Austin that the real estate business is improving and the natives are buying large tracts of land. Chambers also asks Austin's opinion on including descriptions of water courses on the land titles.
Date: April 5, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History