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[Transcript of Letter from W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, February 9, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from W. S. Parrott to Stephen F. Austin, in which Parrot appeals to Austin to follow up on a petition made to the Vice Governor of Coahuila y Tejas that would allow him to make changes to a land grant awarded to a man, Mr. Ross, who has died. Parrott holds the power of attorney for the widow. A handwritten note on the second page of the resource indicates that Stephen F. Austin answered the letter from Parrott on February 27. 1831
Date: February 9, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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 Surveying Contract between Matthew Hubert and Elias R. Wightman, March 1, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a surveying contract between Matthew Hubert and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on extent of the area to be surveyed by Hubert, specific items expected as a result of the work (including field books for every league), Hubert and Wightman division of profits, and Wightman's responsibilities regarding the final draft submitted to the registrar.
Date: March 1, 1831
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 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

[Transcript of translation of a law passed by the legislature in the state of Coahuila y Tejas, May 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a translation of a law passed by the legislature in the state of Coahuila y Tejas, in which the legislature addresses the labor shortage in the state by providing explicit terms of contract between settlers and their servants of color.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Austin to Stephen F. Austin, October 17, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Austin to Stephen F. Austin, in which J. Austin provides updates regarding news in the league and sends notices for various persons to attend to their titles. J. Austin also reports that he sent notices regarding Arciniega's arrival to Harrisburg, La Baca, Bay Prairie Colorado, and Oyster Creek.
Date: October 17, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Political Statement Concerning Immigration to Mexico, December 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for political statement concerning European immigration to Mexico. The statement describes the terms of immigration (amount of land offered per person and per family, the requirements to apply for a title, the persons the roles of Stephen F. Austin and Samuel M. Williams), the writer's opinion concerning the fairness and effectiveness of Mexican immigration laws.
Date: December 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 Stephen F. Austin to Coahuila y Tejas, June 2, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Governor of Coahuila y Tejas, in which Austin asks for explicit authorization by the Governor to colonize land on the coast between La Baca and San Jacinto. Note on the resource: "Translations of Empresario Contracts, p.153, (Land Office)"
Date: June 2, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Texas]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Political Chief of Texas, in which Austin shares excerpts of letters he has received from colonists living in Nacogdoches describing the rising tensions and subsequent effects of the Fredonian Rebellion on life in the area. Also there is a note at the top of the first page of the letter indicating that this document is a translation from the Bexar Archives, and also has a note indicating some relation to the Nacogdoches Archives.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, May 6, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, in which Kirkham informs Austin that his daughter has finished school and wishes to become a teacher or a tutor for female pupils. Kirkham asks Austin for his opinion on the prospect of Kirkham's daughter relocating to the Austin colony and offering her services there.
Date: May 5, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History