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Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 11, July 26 through October 14, 1835, Nashville-on-the-Brazos

Description: The papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas include text providing historical context and an overview of events as well as transcriptions of land grant maps and other documentation related to the colony. This volume focuses on the events immediately before the Texas Revolution when the Mexican army moved into parts of Texas and the people living in Sarahville de Viesca (the capital of Robertson's Colony) began to leave the city to live in Nashville-on-the-Brazos, another city within the borders of the colony. Index starts on page 625.
Date: 1984
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas, 1913-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 9, October 1834, through March 20, 1835, Sarahville de Viesca

Description: The papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas include text providing historical context and an overview of events as well as transcriptions of land grant maps and other documentation related to the colony. This volume focuses on the establishment of the colony's capital, Sarahville de Viesca. Index starts on page 589.
Date: 1982
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas, 1913-
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Transcript of Letter from S. Rhoads-Fisher to Gale Borden, April 9, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Rhoads-Fisher to Gale Borden, in which Fisher introduces D. Davis D. Baker, a gentlemen handling business affairs on Fisher's behalf. Fisher asks Borden to show Baker a valuable piece of land that would be hard to obtain without influence in the land office.
Date: April 9, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James Burleson to Gail Borden, April 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Burleson to Gail Borden, in which Burleson provides a letter of reference for his nephew, Joseph Burleson, and Joseph's father. James Burleson points out that Joseph and his father have been citizens for a year, and that the land they have applied for has already been surveyed.
Date: April 25, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, April 26, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Wilson K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, in which Wilson proposes that Williams trade his league on the Brazos for four hundred dollars worth of lumber and Wilson's league on Dickinson Bayou. Wilson also requests Williams assistance in preventing his land from being forfeited.
Date: April 26, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Petition from Sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, July 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a petition from sub-contractors of Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company to Santa Anna, in which Joseph, Prentiss, Davis, and Thompson describe their efforts to meet every requirement and follow every rule of the Mexican government regarding their colonization grants. The petitioners also describe their investment in infrastructure as preparation for the arrival of colonists.
Date: July 25, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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