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[Transcript of Letters from John J. Linn and James Kerr to Col. Grayson and the Council of War, October 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Kerr to Col. Grayson and the Council of War, in which Linn requests the parol of three gentlemen. John J. Linn also writes and vouches for the gentlemen and their ability to comply with the terms of their parol.
Date: October 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. W. Collins to Col. S. F. Austin, October 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. W. Collins to Col. S. F. Austin, in which Collins introduces his friend and fellow soldier in the Louisiana Guard, Mr. Robert C. Morris. Collins vouches for Morris' skill as a soldier and tactician, as well as, his sincere loyalty to the causes of his countrymen. Collins also asks where his service is needed the most.
Date: October 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, October 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Col. S. F. Austin, in which Fisher updates Austin on the movement of Mexican troops, his opinion of Mexican generals involved in the war, the position of various politicians throughout Mexico on separation from Mexico, his interpretation of events that have transpired, and predictions about the strategic decisions to be made by both the Mexican and rebel leadership.
Date: October 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry, October 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry, in which McKinney thanks Perry for the use of his "boy" in the completion of a challenging task. [It is unclear from this letter if "boy" is a diminutive way of addressing a male slave or if "boy" actually refers to Perry's son.]
Date: October 22, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, October 29, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, regarding Gomez-Farias leaving Brazos to interview with Austin. Fisher informs Austin that he is aware that the interview was planned to take place and that the Matagorda Committee of Safety has been awaiting news from Austin.
Date: October 29, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John J. Linn to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, November 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John J. Linn to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, in which Linn informs Austin that Governor Gonzales, his secretary, and twenty Mexican troops arrived at Goliad but were not appropriately received by Capt. Dimmitt. Linn warns Dimmitt is an enemy to the mexican people and his harshness towards the inhabitants of Goliad will have consequences for the Texas revolutionary cause.
Date: November 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, November 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Coln. E. Burleson to General Stephen F. Austin, in which Burleson reports that he received Austin's communication regarding the interception of the supply convoy too late to send a detachment last night. Burleson also reports that he sent Maj. Sommerville and seventy men to support Capt. [Fanning]'s efforts, and that Capt. Lockhart has returned to Camp Defiance after being separated from fellow troops near the Medina River.
Date: November 12, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas G. Western to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, November 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas G. Western to Genl. Stephen F. Austin, in which Western informs Austin that he is leaving to attend the Convention in San Felipe, where he will raise concerns regarding the governance of the colonies and abuse of power by members of the Texas Revolutionary Army in Goliad. Western reports that many inhabitants have fled Goliad to avoid oppression and abuse.
Date: November 13, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of General Order from P. Dimitt to Fellow Citizens, Officers, and Volunteers of the Army of the People of Texas, October 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a general order from P. Dimitt to Fellow Citizens, Officers, and Volunteers of the Army of the People of Texas, in which he declares martial law for the town of Goliad and the immediate surrounding areas.
Date: November 12, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from [H. Meigs] to Col. Stephen F. Austin, November 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from [H. Meigs] to Stephen F. Austin, in which Meigs conveys his personal support for the cause of Texas independence but informs Austin that the treaty between Mexico and the United States of America precludes U.S. from intervening on behalf of Texas.
Date: November 15, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Capt. William Dimmitt, November 18, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Capt. William Dimmitt, in which Austin informs Dimmitt that he is to transfer command of the fort and the town to Capt. Collinsworth immediately. Austin explains that the transfer of command is due to reports made by Governor Viesca and acting Alcalde regarding harsh mistreatment of the inhabitants of Goliad.
Date: November 18, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, November 19, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Cumberland County Committee of Correspondence to Stephen F. Austin, in which the committee conveys their support for the cause of Texas independence and expresses their willingness to dispatch a brigade of able-bodied men to march to Texas if Austin and the Texas military leadership can find a way to address the cost of their journey and the inexperience of the volunteer brigade.
Date: November 19, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from H. Meigs to Stephen F. Austin, November 27, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from H. Meigs to Stephen F. Austin, in which Meigs expresses his concern over not having received a letter from Austin since October. Meigs conveys the message of the Secretary of State to the Indians regarding the war of Texas independence - that they should not get involved on pain of U.S. resentment. [There is an addendum to this document by James F. Perry, documenting the delivery of the five dollar note to
Date: November 27, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, November 30, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, in which Bryan informs Perry that he safely arrived in San Felipe de Austin with his uncle, Stephen F. Austin. Bryan also reports that Austin has resigned his office as commander-in-chief of the army of Texas and will likely travel to the United States as commissioner of Texas to negotiate for aid; Burleson has been elected to take Austin's place as commander-in-chief; and military personnel were confused and displeased by the outcome of the convention.
Date: November 30, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History