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[Transcript of Letter from Sylvester Murphy to Stephen F. Austin, July 31, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Sylvester Murphy to Stephen F. Austin, in which Sylvester informs Austin that he is suffering from persistent and severe lung inflammation which is keeping him from discussing matters in person. Murphy indicates that he is aware that Warren D.C. Hall has taken possession of the Phelps Tract and that based on prior negotiations, Murphy feels that he should be given the Clear Creek tract.
Date: July 31, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Land Deed to the Church of Christ in Murphy, Texas]

Description: Land deed from James T. Murphy and Emma Murphy to R. A. Sale and Han Murphy for the "consideration of twenty dollars." The purchasers are elders "of the Church of Christ at Decator, Collin County," and the next paragraphs detail the perimeters of the land and the purposes of the land, that being "used for Church purposes."
Date: May 20, 1886
Creator: Taylor, Mrs. Frank H.
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.