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[Transcript of an Extract of a Letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, April 25, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ad Interim President Burnet to Mary Austin Holley, in which Burnet describes his ideas of Stephen F. Austin. Burnet praises Austin's character and offers an explanation for Austin's name slipping into relative obscurity among younger Texans, while Sam Houston rose in popularity.
Date: April 25, 1844
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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Austin Bryan to James Bryan, November 25, 1818]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Austin Bryan to James Bryan, on November 25, 1818, informing him of her decision to stay at her father's house until the spring. She also discusses the transportation of food by boat, Bryan's plan to sell their horses, the chance that he may have been cheated by a colleague, and the health of their children.
Date: November 25, 1818
Creator: Perry, Emily Austin Bryan
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Hugh McGuffin to Stephen F. Austin, April 25, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Hugh McGuffin to Stephen F. Austin, in which McGuffin expresses his gratitude to Austin for granting his son a quarter of a league of land in the colony. McGuffin also appeals to Austin to protect his son's claim while he is visiting his father's home - flooding has delayed his return to Texas. Finally, McGuffin informs Austin of his plans to send his second eldest son to the colony as well, and asks Austin to look over both of them.
Date: April 25, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. Cable to Col. Stephen F. Austin, April 25, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Cable to Col. Stephen F. Austin, in which Cable informs Austin of his personal and financial misfortunes in Louisiana. Cable also informs Austin that Major C. H. Sims, Cable's colleague, has plans to visit the colony in order to settle there and to confirm a land title on Cable's behalf. Finally, cable asks for Austin's assurance that the land he previously procured is still available.
Date: April 25, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. M. Gutierres de Estrada to [Stephen F. Austin], January 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. M. Gutierres de Estrada to [Stephen F. Austin], in which Gutierres de Estrada expresses his interest in the annulment of prejudicial laws against foreigners, and in that effort, requests a copy of American legislation regarding foreigners and land ownership, etc.
Date: January 25, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. P Borden to Gail and J. P . Borden, October 25, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. P Borden to Gail Borden and J. P. Borden, in which Borden provides updates to his father and brother regarding his travels from Goliad to Bexar. Borden reports on his company, the conditions of the road, housing construction, and the natural landscape.
Date: October 25, 1834
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