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[Transcript of Letter from John M. Austin to Stephen F. Austin, January 14, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John M. Austin to Stephen F. Austin, in which John M. Austin inquires about his possible relation to Moses and Stephen F. Austin. John Austin also asks for information regarding regarding immigration to and settlement within in the Austin Colony.
Date: January 14, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, in which the commissioners discuss a proposal to travel to purchase a steamboat for protection of the coastlines and to ensure safe transportation of troops, immigrants and supplies. Over the course of the correspondence, the commissioners agree on the total amount and terms of the loan that will pay for the vessel.
Date: January 21, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. M. Gutierres de Estrada to [Stephen F. Austin], January 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. M. Gutierres de Estrada to [Stephen F. Austin], in which Gutierres de Estrada expresses his interest in the annulment of prejudicial laws against foreigners, and in that effort, requests a copy of American legislation regarding foreigners and land ownership, etc.
Date: January 25, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry, February 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry, in which Jones provides a character reference for Henry Leach and asks Perry to assist Leach in brokering his bill of exchange. Jones also informs Perry of his intention to sell his land in order to re-establish his mercantile business, and offers to pay off his remaining debt to Perry by selling his three Negro servants.
Date: February 15, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ferguson and Hall to James F. Perry, February 27, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ferguson and Hall to James F. Perry, in which the authors inform Perry of a change of ownership and ask for his continued business. Ferguson and Hall also mention that they have enclosed American newspapers for S. F. Austin, who is following American relations with France.
Date: February 27, 1835
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Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Josh. Nelson to Stephen F. Austin, April 2, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Josh. Nelson to Stephen F. Austin, in which Nelson provides a character reference for Doctor Amos Pollard. Pollard is interested in settling in the Austin Colony. Nelson also provides an introduction for Asabel C. Holmes, a gentlemen from New Hampshire interested in becoming a citizen of Texas.
Date: April 2, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History