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[Transcript of a legal document recording the history of a loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin]

Description: Copy of transcript for an affidavit[?] sworn by Henry Austin and witnessed and recorded by James G. Phelps. Henry's Austin's statement details a debt of cash owed and interest accrued on an advance loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin in Mexico in 1835. Henry Austin's statement also verifies that the loan remains unpaid.
Date: January 22, 1858
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Contract Between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a contract between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, on November 25, 1836, which lays out the payments Bee is to make to Austin in exchange for the land he was promised. Matthew B. Williamson, clerk of Brazoria County in 1842, confirms that this contract was indeed signed by Austin and Bee.
Date: November 25, 1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History