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Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. January 15th 1841

Description: Petition by Lorenzo de Zavala Jr. for compensation for losses sustained by the family when his father's house was taken over for a hospital by the Texan Army
Date: January 15, 1841
Creator: de Zavala Jr., Lorenzo
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Petition letter number 371]

Description: Petition letter number 371.
Date: May 28, 1835
Creator: General Land Office
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Letter from Kirk Watson, Mayor of Austin

Description: Letter from Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, supporting Ernestine Thompson and First Baptist Church on its project to chronicle its 133 year past.
Date: January 22, 2001
Creator: Kirk Watson
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos

Description: Letter from State Senator of District 14 Gonzalo Barrientos, supporting First Baptist Church on its project to record their history as the oldest Baptist church for African- Americans.
Date: March 30, 2001
Creator: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Letter from Governor George W. Bush

Description: Letter congratulating First Baptist Church on its 130th Anniversary from Governor George W. Bush.
Date: April 3, 1997
Creator: Bush, George W.
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church Day Proclamation

Description: Proclamation made by Samuel T. Briscoe, Commissionar of Princinct 1 that proclaims April 20, 1997 as First Baptist Church Day.
Date: April 20, 1997
Creator: Briscoe, Samuel T.
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Reverend Marvin C. Griffin

Description: Written information about the accomplishments of Reverend Marvin C. Griffin of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Partner: Other

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Historic Marker

Description: Program from the Dedication of the Official Texas Historical Marker for the Ebenezer Baptist Church on November 14, 1976.
Date: November 14, 1976
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[Letter to Dr. Thomas Moore from J. De Cordova, Dec. 17, 1856]

Description: Letter from Jacob de Cordova (by L.J. Reed) to Dr. Thomas Moore, discussing various land accounts, including patents held by Anson Jone's brother.
Date: December 17, 1856
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob Raphael
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Letter to Jesse Grimes, October 31, 1857]

Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter from Jesse Grimes concerning trip to Austin, has Congressional seal in top left corner.
Date: October 31, 1857
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to Jesse Grimes]

Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. Letter to Jesse Grimes, concerns medicine and immigration
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from O. Henry to Belle Palm]

Description: Letter detailing programme for a musical event to be held on October 1, 1886, in which Belle Palm is on the program and O. Henry is the Musical Director.
Date: September 23, 1886
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Jane Smoot to Trueman O’Quinn]

Description: Letter referencing photograph of Lawrence Smoot at age twelve (12) that he witnessed the marriage of William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes.
Date: August 17, 1975
Creator: Smoot, Jane
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Statement by Judge J.W. Maxwell

Description: Regarding William S. Porter's note on some debt he owed Hatzfeld and Co.
Date: June 1936
Creator: Maxwell, J.W.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 6, 1859]

Description: Letter is from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: sending Kate off to school in Nashville,Maud's feelings about her children growing up, receiving Mary Tate's letter from White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, a dialogue about her stolen chickens,a conversation about Sallie starting school with Miss Hunt as her teacher and information about Jimmie and Willie's schooling, news about the weather,news about 'Aunt Mag' and her trip to Austin,a discussion about receiving no information on Wallace and his safe arrival,a dialogue about 'the babies dress and bonnets', and town news from Bolivar.
Date: September 6, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 31, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he sends news of arriving at Camp Terry, near Austin, Texas. He describes his housing conditions, the items that were purchased and their three week supply of provisions. He also updates her on his health. He asks that her father bring her to the camp to visit him.
Date: March 31, 1862
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen H. Darden to Levi Perryman, August 14, 1875]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Darden to Levi Perryman asking him to send in vouchers so he can be reimbursed for conveyance of convicts. Note added to bottom says not to lose the letter. The signature is illegible.
Date: August 4, 1875
Creator: Darden, Stephen Heard
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen H. Dardeux to Levi Perryman, February 2, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Stephen H. Dardeux, Comptroller to Levi Perryman, Sheriff and Collector of Montague County discussing letter of the 21st from Deputy W.A. Morris about the deed of lands sold to the state for 1877 taxes. He has received the deed and thinks everything is in order.
Date: February 2, 1880
Creator: Dardeux, Stephen H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections