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[Transcript of Letter from W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, February 9, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, in which Parrot appeals to Austin to follow up on a petition made to the Vice Governor of Coahuila y Tejas that would allow him to make changes to a land grant awarded to a man, Mr. Ross, who has died. Parrott holds the power of attorney for the widow. A handwritten note on the second page of the resource indicates that Stephen F. Austin answered the letter from Parrott on February 27. 1831
Date: February 9, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen R. Wiggins to Stephen F. Austin, February 22, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen R. Wiggins to Stephen F. Austin, in which Wiggins provides a reference for James Taylor. Wiggins also informs Austin that he receives frequent inquiries about settlement in Austin's colony and requests further information about Texas (Ex. the economy, growth, population and land features).
Date: February 22, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Surveying Contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, February 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for surveying contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on the extent of the area that Hadley be responsible for surveying. Also agreed upon is the amount that Hadley will be paid per league and per quarter league, as well as, Wightman's responsibilities to plot and transcribe the notes and make reports to the central office.
Date: February 26, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Surveying Contract between Matthew Hubert and Elias R. Wightman, March 1, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a surveying contract between Matthew Hubert and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on extent of the area to be surveyed by Hubert, specific items expected as a result of the work (including field books for every league), Hubert and Wightman division of profits, and Wightman's responsibilities regarding the final draft submitted to the registrar.
Date: March 1, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, May 6, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, in which Kirkham informs Austin that his daughter has finished school and wishes to become a teacher or a tutor for female pupils. Kirkham asks Austin for his opinion on the prospect of Kirkham's daughter relocating to the Austin colony and offering her services there.
Date: May 5, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Thomas Taylor and Stephen F. Austin, June 2, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between the Samuel M. Williams and Thomas Taylor, stipulating fees, terms, and the location of Taylor's lands. This document ends in the middle of a sentence which leads me to believe that this is the first page in a multipage document.
Date: June 2, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John McLaren to Stephen F. Austin, June 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John McLaren to Stephen F. Austin, in which McLaren informs Austin that he has made another selection of land on the western end of the peninsula near Pass Cavarieri. McLaren also addresses his feeling that Austin has evaded sending someone to perform the survey on his lands.
Date: June 18, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History