81 Matching Results

Search Results

[Transcript of Letter from William K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, April 26, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Wilson K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, in which Wilson proposes that Williams trade his league on the Brazos for four hundred dollars worth of lumber and Wilson's league on Dickinson Bayou. Wilson also requests Williams assistance in preventing his land from being forfeited.
Date: April 26, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Moses Austin to James E. B. Austin, October 31, 1819]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Moses Austin to James E. B. Austin sending his son money and commenting on how difficult it is to obtain money at this time. Moses Austin also passes along news of the family to James, letting him know that his mother is well and that Stephen F. Austin and James Bryan are now in Arkansas Territory.
Date: October 31, 1819
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, January 9, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin in which Emily apologizes for not returning to Texas with James E. B. Austin, discusses the possibility of Moses Austin's heirs regaining ownership of Mine á Breton, and passes along news of mutual friends and relatives.
Date: January 9, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin], October 10, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from [Archibald Austin] to [Stephen F. Austin] discussing land grant issues in Texas, and outlining a portion of the Austin family genealogy. Archibald also mentions the military uniform that he and Mrs. Mexia have created for Stephen to wear in the Mexican national militia, as well as a family coat of arms that Stephen wishes to have engraved.
Date: October 10, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry, March 23, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters between Mary Austin Holley and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry. Holley writes to Perry proposing to write a memoir or biography of Stephen F. Austin, as well as sends her regrets for not visiting her while in Texas. Perry responds with an approval of the biography project, but feels that writing a more complete version of early Texas history ought to wait out of respect for parties involved.
Date: March 23, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Back to Top of Screen