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[Transcript of Surveying Contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, February 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for surveying contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on the extent of the area that Hadley be responsible for surveying. Also agreed upon is the amount that Hadley will be paid per league and per quarter league, as well as, Wightman's responsibilities to plot and transcribe the notes and make reports to the central office.
Date: February 26, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, September 4, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Michael Muldoon to the colony of Austin, on September 4, 1832, discussing an untrue rumor that he had to quit his position as a clergyman in the colony of Brazoria. He expresses his faith that had this happened, the government would have responded accordingly.
Date: September 4, 1832
Creator: Muldoon, Michael
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Byrd Lockhart to Stephen F. Austin, October 25, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Byrd Lockhart to Stephen F. Austin, in which Lockhart informs Austin that he has completed surveys for two leagues of land within the Austin colony and offers to continue surveying in the Western section of the colony. Lockhart requests instruction regarding the settlement of the prairie country and asks for news regarding the arrival of his petition.
Date: October 25, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Bellville Town Meeting Minutes, January 18, 1858]

Description: Minutes of the Bellville, Texas Town Meeting on January 18, 1858, which was called in memory of the recently deceased Thomas Bell, "the father of Bellville," who arrived in Texas in 1822 and settled in Austin's Colony and served under Ben Milam during the Texas Revolution.
Date: January 18, 1858
Creator: Fular, A. W.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

North America

Description: This map shows North and Central America with regions outlined in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). Texas is labeled as "Austin's Colony" and included as a part of Mexico. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Jackson County

Description: Map of Jackson County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. Portion of Jackson County West of Lavaca River, belongs to Victoria Land District. The Titled Lands marked in blue are in Austin's Colony, the red are in DeLeon's Colony, and the yellow are in DeWitt's Colony, as shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 18, 1865
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Partner: Texas General Land Office