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Map of Texas with parts of the adjoining states.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century Texas colonies, towns, and physical features. Includes notes and list of land grant contractors with required number of families in each tract. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1,490,000].
Date: 1882
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, November 15, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry discussing the retrieval of Perry's goods, and reporting that Fisher and Teran may now be collecting duties at Anahuac. Austin also explains why James and Emily should settle at Peach Point, rather than Chocolate Bayou.
Date: November 15, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and P. W. Grayson, May 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson, in which Austin informs Miller and Grayson of his plans to return to Texas and expresses his belief that General Santa Anna is a friend to Texas. Austin also reports that that federal reforms taking place in Mexico could result in statehood for Texas and advises against further disturbances.
Date: May 13, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Committee of Safety of the Jurisdiction of Austin, October 4, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Committee of Safety of the Jurisdiction of Austin, regarding the declaration of war by the people of Texas against Mexican military despotism. Austin reports that the Mexican military at Bexar has advanced to Gonzales but that Texans agree that the first strategic victory for the revolution should be to take Bexar and drive out the Mexican military there, before the campaign closes. Austin asks the committee to circulate this news, and his request for military provisions and volunteers, to other communities.
Date: October 4, 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 Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Béxar, November 15, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Béxar informing the chief of how a meeting of Texas colonists went, commenting that he did not pass along the chief's comments to the Ayuntamiento, and expressing that he does not see how the colonists meeting violates the constitution.
Date: November 15, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, May 10, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James F. Perry, in which Austin discusses miniatures he has sent to Perry and the possibility of giving Perry a power of attorney if he is detained by the Mexican government for long. Austin also comments on the political situation in Mexico, predicting that there may be another civil war.
Date: May 10, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson, May 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson informing them that the amnesty law published that month covers his case and that he will leave Mexico City after getting his bail bonds cancelled. Austin also mentions that Santa Anna has informed Austin that he is "friendly towards Texas." Austin asks Miller and Grayson to pass this letter along to his sister.
Date: May 13, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to John Forsyth, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, as Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas, to John Forsyth, the Secretary of States for the United States, in which Austin discusses the need for the United States to acknowledge Texas's independence and approahces the discussion of the United States annexing Texas.
Date: November 18, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to W. H. Hardin, December 15, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Judge William H. Hardin, in which Austin passes along Houston's instructions that Hardin should try and convict 4 persons who were charged with helping Mexican prisoners to escape in Liberty County, rather than sending them to Columbia.
Date: December 15, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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