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Description: Copy negative of several people, one of whom is Marguerite Gregg, in formal dress on a hill next to the Colorado River. The river is visible behind the people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Transcript of letters from James Cook and Stephen F. Austin to E. R. Wightman, April 9, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters from James Cook and Stephen F. Austin to E. R. Wightman. In Cook's letter, he discusses his survey of the land. And in Austin's letter he discusses Williams and Bowman's failure to have their land surveyed and outlines what tract he created since they did not complete the land survey.
Date: April 9, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letters from Mary Austin to Stephen F. Austin and James E. B. Austin, October 5, 1823]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters from Mary Austin to Stephen F. Austin and James E. B. Austin in which Mary relays the information once more of the death of James Bryan and several family friends. Mary also writes of the death of James Austin and expresses her desire to move to Texas.
Date: October 5, 1823
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of copy of announcement by Stephen F. Austin, March 1838]

Description: Copy of transcript for announcement by Stephen F. Austin for settlers to receive Lipan Chief Captain Huan Novale with kindness and friendship. Austin's original announcement was made on January 15, 1825 and this document is a transcription of a certified copy given by the Secretary of State in March 1838.
Date: March 1838
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History