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[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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Colorado County

Description: Map of Colorado County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1847
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Colorado County

Description: Map of Colorado County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The roads to San Felipe, to Brazoria, and to Richmond, Texas are shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1841
Creator: Upshur, Horace L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jackson County

Description: Map of Jackson County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1840
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jackson County

Description: Map of Jackson County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. Portion of Jackson County West of Lavaca River, belongs to Victoria Land District. The Titled Lands marked in blue are in Austin's Colony, the red are in DeLeon's Colony, and the yellow are in DeWitt's Colony, as shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 18, 1865
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jackson County

Description: Map of Jackson County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. The Atascosita Road crossings of Navidad and Lavaca Rivers are shown on map. A color legend for colony surveys is also shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: April 1896
Creator: Appell, P. F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jackson County

Description: Map of Jackson County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1840
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jackson County

Description: Cadastral map of Jackson County, Texas in the Gulf Coast region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1840~
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Victoria County

Description: Cadastral map of Victoria County, Texas including the Gulf Coast region. There are notes in blue and red ink that have been added to sections of the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1873~
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

A Map of Matagorda Bay and County with the Adjacent Country

Description: Cadastral map of the area around Madagorda Bay including Matagorda, Calhoun, and Victoria counties in the Gulf Coast region of Texas. Bodies of water are marked with some colored shading and towns are noted pictorally. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: August 6, 1839
Creator: Selkirk, James H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Victoria County

Description: Cadastral map of Victoria County, Texas in the Gulf Coast region. Some borders and features are marked in color; there is an illustration around the title in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: November 21, 1858
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Victoria County

Description: Cadastral map of Victoria County in the Gulf Coast region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1873~
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Victoria County

Description: Cadastral map of Victoria County, Texas in the Gulf Coast region. Some notes and features are marked in color. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: November 1895
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Fayette County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Fayette County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1840
Creator: Sandusky, W. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Fayette County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Fayette County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1843
Creator: Upshur, Horace L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Lavaca County

Description: Map of Lavaca County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The Gonzales, Victoria, Colorado and Jackson District lines are marked on map. The road to Columbus, Texas is also marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: April 1884
Creator: Schmidt, V.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Lavaca County

Description: Map of Lavaca County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: October 1853
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Lavaca County

Description: Map of Lavaca County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The Gonzales, Victoria, Colorado and Jackson District lines are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: January 30, 1866
Creator: Martin, Joseph
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Lavaca County

Description: Map of Lavaca County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1872
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Transcript of Letter from Horatio Chrisman, February 27, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Horatio Chrisman, on February 27, 1832, in which Thomas Powell resigns to allow Stephen F. Austin to take his job, as Austin knows Spanish.
Date: February 27, 1832
Creator: Chrisman, Horatio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Several Letters, November 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for several letters written in November of 1830. The first, from William P. Harris to the Vice President of Mexico on November 18, 1830, discusses his desire to move to Mexico, and his attempts to gain land. The second, from Stephen F. Austin, discusses Harris' mission to populate and cultivate the land he is trying to acquire.
Date: November 18, 1830
Creator: Harris, William P. & Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History