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[Transcript of Surveying Contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, February 18, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for surveying contract between Joshua Hadley and Elias R. Wightman, in which both men agree on the extent of the area that Hadley be responsible for surveying. Also agreed upon is the amount that Hadley will be paid per league and per quarter league, as well as, Wightman's responsibilities to plot and transcribe the notes and make reports to the central office.
Date: February 26, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland, February 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: John Sutherland, William Manifee, William Heard, Joseph Rector, William Pride, Jesse White, Benjamin S. White, Samuel Rogers, Robert G. Grozier.
Date: February 19, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Testimony of Isaac Gilbreth, May 6, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for testimony of Isaac Gilbreth, in which Gilbreth provides a narrative of his experiences since leaving Missouri in 1825. Gilbreth is requesting reparations for the cruel treatment he suffered in Califonia, including unlawful imprisonment, denial of medical care, and refusal of permission to contact fellow countrymen in the area for assistance.
Date: May 6, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, June 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement between Stephen F. Austin and Bartlett Sims, in which Austin agrees to pay Sims one half league of premium land by the Colorado River in exchange for improvements to the league at the head of Bay Prairie. Austin has already paid Sims cash for a portion of the cost of the improvements.
Date: June 19, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a legal document recording the history of a loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin]

Description: Copy of transcript for an affidavit[?] sworn by Henry Austin and witnessed and recorded by James G. Phelps. Henry's Austin's statement details a debt of cash owed and interest accrued on an advance loan made to Stephen F. Austin by John P. Austin in Mexico in 1835. Henry Austin's statement also verifies that the loan remains unpaid.
Date: January 22, 1858
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of copy of agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan and Hempstead and Johnson Esq., June 6, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for an agreement entered into between Guy M. Bryan, Samuel Hempstead and Robert W. Johnson concerning the division of James Bryan's New Madrid claims amongst his heirs. This a copy of a copy of a transcript of the agreement. This copy is faded and difficult to read. (See relation field for the original copy of the transcript of the document.)
Date: June 6, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History