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[Transcript of court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce]

Description: Copy of transcript for court proceedings in the case of Keep vs. Groce. A petition was filed on behalf of keep against Groce for breach of contract, Groce denied Keep's allegations and a trial followed. The proceedings include witness depositions. Witnesses include: R.M. O'Neal, Ay Buckner, William Morton, Kinchen Holliman, John Little, William Scott, Simon Miller, John Andrews, A.H. Philips, J.R. Clarke, Stephen Richardson, Warren Buford, James Cummings.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Nathaniel Cox to Stephen F. Austin, May 11, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Nathaniel Cox to Stephen F. Austin, in which Cox writes that he is sending several items in care of Austin to ensure that they are delivered to the intended recipient. Cox also expresses his concern over lack of information regarding the heirs of J. H. Hawkins.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Two Letters Concerning Slavery]

Description: Copy of transcript for two letters. The first is to the American colonists in Texas, discussing the sale of slave and the effect of American Indian raids on the colonies. The second letter, to the City Hall, explains the necessity of new colonists, who emigrate during the summer, to sell their slaves in order to survive until the fall.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry in which Holley provides a cursory inventory of the documentation she has collected in order to write the biography of Stephen F. Austin. Holley requests that Perry locate any additional personal papers belonging to Stephen F. Austin that document the early years (1821-1831).
Date: May 19, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of an Extract of a Letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, April 25, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, in which Burnet describes his ideas of Stephen F. Austin. Burnet praises Austin's character and offers an explanation for Austin's name slipping into relative obscurity among younger Texans, while Sam Houston rose in popularity.
Date: April 25, 1844
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

[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan in which Hammeken recounts events from Hammeken's long acquaintance with Stephen F. Austin. Subjects include: Hammeken's plan to help Austin escape from one of several prisons where he was detained, Austin's views on statehood and independence, Austin's death, and general reflections on Austin's character.
Date: February 28, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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