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[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to R.E.B. Baylor from N.W. Battle regarding election of Lincoln and secession
Date: unknown
Creator: Battle, N. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to nephew from Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, October 2, 1866]

Description: Letter to nephew from R.E.B. Baylor regarding coming to Texas, bringing negro employees, condition of negroes in Independence, and family matters. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers.
Date: October 1866
Creator: Baylor, R. E. B. (Robert Emmett Bledsoe), 1793-1873
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to Sam Houston from P. Clayton, January 26, 1853]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers. Letter to Sam Houston from P. Clayton regarding claims by Baylor for bounty land, a horse killed in battle, and forage and rations during the Mexican War
Date: January 26, 1853
Creator: Clayton, P.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Letter to Sam Houston

Description: Manuscript letter to Sam Houston from William G. Hill which is accompanied by the Goliad Declaration of Independence, an eight page manuscript, probably Sam Houston's copy, dated December 20, 1835
Date: December 20, 1835
Creator: Hill, William G.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Sam Houston to Charles Sims, August 12, 1838]

Description: Letter with orders from Sam Houston to Charles Sims instructing him to proceed to various Indian tribes to assure them that they will have peace. The text reads: Nacogdoches, Texas 12th Aug, 1838 to Charles Sims, Sir, You will proceed to the various Tribes of Indians, and assure them them [sic], that no harm is in=tended towards them, but that the Treaty shall be [...] with them, and that they shall have their homes and their lands, and Peace will be kept with them; Tell them my words shall not perish= Let them remain at peace! It is said that whitemen [sic] intend to march against the Indians this is false! no such thing has even been thought of. Bad men may say so, but good men will not! Good men will [...]. Your Salary will be at the rate of five dollas a day. I am [...] Sam Houston.
Date: August 12, 1838
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to John from his Uncle V. Metcalfe, September 30, 1858]

Description: Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers, Letter to John [?] from his uncle V. Metcalfe emphasizing the importance of his education and chastising him for carelessness in a previous letter
Date: September 30, 1858
Creator: Metcalfe, V.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, June 5, 1846]

Description: Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, dated June 5, 1846., recommending Thomas W. McCalla for appointment as an officer to the Military Store in the District of Columbia.
Date: June 5, 1846
Creator: Rusk, Thomas J.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Letter from David G. Burnet

Description: Letter written by clerk, N. Amory, from David G. Burnet, Secretary of State, to the Chief Justice of Montgomery County, concerning delivery of copies of the "Laws of Coahuila and Texas"
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Letter from Edwin S, Buck to his sister, Jane

Description: Written from Chappell Hill, Texas, by Edwin S. Buck, to his sister, Jane, in Pontiac, Michigan; mentions several family members and local residents.
Date: February 4, 1800
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum