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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

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin regarding investment in California]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, in which he forwards a letter he had previously written to colleagues in Missouri regarding investment opportunities in California. Austin further proposes that the Mexican government, as part of broader colonization efforts, complete construction of a canal or wagon road that connects the Colorado River in California to the Missouri River.
Date: 1828?
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to J.H. Bell, October 16, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to J.H. Bell, in which Austin orders Bell to prevent any new settlers from traveling further than five miles below La Baddie [Bedias Road], because Mr. Kincheloe has already been given the authority to choose any tract above or below La Baddie. Austin also warns Hill to avoid giving settlement permits to anyone without proper recommendations, and to be cautious of incoming settlers from Red River because their traveling party may include criminals.
Date: October 16, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, February 16, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, in which Austin reports on the progress of the cause of Texas Independence. Austin describes the support he received in Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee, including donations to cover the cost of arming and transporting army volunteers.
Date: February 16, 1836
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

[Transcript of table of contents from Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album, and a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Andrew Jackson, July 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for the table of contents for Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album. The document also includes a copy of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Jackson, in which Austin encourages the United States to mediate in ending the war between Texas and Mexico.
Date: July 4, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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