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[Transcript of letter from Mary Austin, April 4, 1822]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin to Stephen F. Austin reporting of news from Missouri, most notably the death of James Bryan and of outstanding debts against Stephen discouraging his return to Missouri.
Date: April 4, 1822
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan to Stephen F. Austin, September 28, 1823]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily M. Austin Bryan to Stephen F. Austin outlining the state of her affairs after the passing of her husband James Bryan. Emily also discusses the death of a number of family friends, her desire to move to Texas, and warns Stephen not to return to the U.S. because of his outstanding debts.
Date: September 28, 1823
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Elias Bates to Stephen F. Austin, January 20, 1824]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias Bates to Stephen F. Austin relaying the news of the death of Mary Austin, Stephen's mother. Bates also mentions the deaths of a number of other family friends, including Stephen's business partner from New Orleans, Joseph H. Hawkins.
Date: January 20, 1824
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, May 14, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin concerning recovering property in Arkansas for James Bryan's heirs. Perry also reports other news from Missouri and of the election of John Quincy Adams and the United States' recognition of Mexico's independence.
Date: May 14, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, February 7, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry and Emily M. Austin Bryan Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in which Emily discusses her desire to move to Texas and gives news of acquaintances in Missouri; and James explains his resistance to moving to Texas and relays information about the lead mining business.
Date: February 7, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James Perry to Stephen F. Austin, March 1, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin informing Stephen of his upcoming visit to Texas and the likelihood of him being able to tie up his business affairs in Missouri in order to eventually move to Texas.
Date: March 1, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, July 18, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Stephen F. Austin, in Perry explains the difficulties he is having in settling his business matters before moving to Texas, asks for Stephen's advice on completing the indenture forms for his slaves, and questions why Stephen was not more vocal about which tracts of land he had reserved for the Perrys.
Date: July 18, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History