85 Matching Results

Search Results

Advanced search parameters have been applied.

[Transcript of Letter from A. Brigham to James F. Perry, December 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from A. Brigham to James F. Perry, in which Brigham informs Perry that he was elected as Regidor for the Jurisdiction of Brazoria during the annual election of municipal officers, and that he should be present on January 1, 1836 to assume the duties of his office.
Date: December 20, 1835
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

[Transcript of Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to the Ayuntamiento of Brazoria, July 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Ayuntamiento, in which Perfecto de Cos expresses his concern regarding the lack of law enforcement in Texas. Perfecto de Cos argues that the Ayunamiento should convince Texas citizens of the security benefits of Mexican military presence in Texas.
Date: July 12, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, October 26, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edmund Andrews to James F. Perry, in which Andrews reports that the bill of lading should be arriving soon and the document will enable Perry will able to recover the financial losses incurred when several items of his merchandise, being shipped on the Empress, were thrown overboard. Andrews also reports that an angry customer broke in to his store, and that his cook was taken away by Mr. Randon.
Date: October 26, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Asa Brigham to James F. Perry, July 29, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Asa Brigham to James F. Perry, in which Brigham writes that Perry has been appointed to the position of 1st Regidor, during Walter C. White's absence. Brigham informs Perry of the responsibilities of the position and announces that Joseph Sims will be appointed 2nd Regidor.
Date: July 29, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Morse to Stephen F. Austin, December 2, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Morse to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morse informs Austin that he has received a high number of offers on his property and that he will likely sell it in the coming days. Morse also asks Austin if it would be possible to complete the transfer paperwork after the office's advertised closing time.
Date: December 2, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William J. Russell to Stephen F. Austin, December 11, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William J. Russell to Stephen F. Austin, in which Russell requests a grant for an additional quarter league of land. Russell informs Austin that the league he is interested in is vacant, no claims have been made on the land, and under the colonization law he is entitled to more land.
Date: December 11, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry, October 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry, in which McKinney thanks Perry for the use of his "boy" in the completion of a challenging task. [It is unclear from this letter if "boy" is a diminutive way of addressing a male slave or if "boy" actually refers to Perry's son.]
Date: October 22, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ira Ingram to Stephen F. Austin, April 21, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ira Ingram to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ingram informs Austin of his father-in-law, brother-in-law and his own intentions to settle in Texas. Ingram also specifies which leagues each man would prefer and requests that Austin do whatever is in his power to secure those lands.
Date: April 21, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. W. Zacharee and Co. to Stephen F. Austin, September 23, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. W. Zacharee and Co. to Stephen F. Austin, in regards to an outstanding debt owed to Zacharee and Co. by Dr. James Grant, who the company has been unable to locate. Zacharee and Co. have information suggesting that Grant has money stored elsewhere and asks if Col. Austin or Samuel Williams could provide any further information.
Date: September 23, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Extract from a Letter from Texas, March 7, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript of an extract of a letter from Texas describing Stephen F. Austin's arrest in Saltillo: including the reasons provided in the Order of Arrest, Austin's treatment since his arrest, federal approval of a state-maintained court system, and immediate outcomes from the federal repeal of the Law of April 6, 1830.
Date: March 7, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History