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Wright Morrow defends Texas' pale spot

Description: Letter to the editor of the Houston Press criticizing a statement made by Attorney-General Robert F. Kennedy about the importance of the annexation of Texas to the United States. In his article, Morrow points out that key historical figures supported Texas' annexation including James K. Polk, Andrew Jackson, and General Sam Houston.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morrow, Wright
Partner: Hoston History Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of Letter from Israil McGready to James F. Perry, November 17, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from letter from Israil McGready to James F. Perry, regarding Perry's business in Missouri including, several lawsuits against persons indebted to Perry and the sale of his land. McGready also updates Perry in regards to political changes in the state. McGready also asks Perry to collect a debt on his behalf, should the person owing McGready travel to Texas.
Date: November 17, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of minutes for a meeting held by the citizens of Lexington, Texas, April 23, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes of a meeting held by the citizens of Lexington, Texas to discuss the ongoing revolution. The minutes also include a draft of a statement to be forwarded to the United States Congress, as well as a statement written by Sam Houston regarding military affairs.
Date: April 23, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letters from Antonio López de Santa Anna to President Andrew Jackson and General José de Urrea, July 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Antonio López de Santa Anna to President Andrew Jackson. Copy of transcript for a letter from Antonio López de Santa Anna to General José de Urrea. Both copies verified and signed by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: July 4, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown rec… more
Date: November 25, 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 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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