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[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland, February 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: John Sutherland, William Manifee, William Heard, Joseph Rector, William Pride, Jesse White, Benjamin S. White, Samuel Rogers, Robert G. Grozier.
Date: February 19, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith, February 26, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: William Haskins, Pulaski Dudley and Mary Smith. Also included are rough descriptions of where each families' league is located.
Date: February 26, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Land Grant Certificate Presented to George L. Leigh, October 25, 1890]

Description: Land grant certificate presented to George L. Leigh and signed by the governor of Texas, L. S. Ross. This grant to George, his heirs or assigns "forever Three Hundred and Twenty (320) acres of land." The rest of the certificate references the specified land and details the perimeter and borders of it in terms of longitude and latitude degrees as well as compass directions.
Date: October 25, 1890
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Warranty Deed, April 30, 1877]

Description: This is a warranty deed from W. A Morris to Levi Perryman. The warranty deed is from Montague county and documents a payment of eighty dollars from Levi Perryman to W. A. Morris for eighty acres of land.
Date: April 30, 1877
Creator: Montague County, Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Thomas Taylor and Stephen F. Austin, June 2, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between the Samuel M. Williams and Thomas Taylor, stipulating fees, terms, and the location of Taylor's lands. This document ends in the middle of a sentence which leads me to believe that this is the first page in a multipage document.
Date: June 2, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John McLaren to Stephen F. Austin, June 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John McLaren to Stephen F. Austin, in which McLaren informs Austin that he has made another selection of land on the western end of the peninsula near Pass Cavarieri. McLaren also addresses his feeling that Austin has evaded sending someone to perform the survey on his lands.
Date: June 18, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Antonio Nixon, January 9, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Antonio Nixon to Stephen F. Austin, in which Nixon informs Austin that he obtained permission to allow A. C. Bucknear to survey lands north of the Austin Colony on his behalf. Nixon acknowledges that since that time, Austin was granted a new contract to settle those lands and he requests permission from Austin to continue his purchase of the northern leagues.
Date: January 1, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J.B. Bailey to Stephen F. Austin, March 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J.B. Bailey to Stephen F. Austin, in which Bailey informs Austin that the land he currently living on does not have enough timber for him to build a fence and asks Austin to grant him one labor (Spanish land unit translating to 177 acres) on land with more timber.
Date: March 18, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History