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[Transcript of Letter from Basil G. Ijams to James F. Perry, February 14, 1843]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Basil G. Ijams to Mr. James F. Perry regarding lands Perry sold in Colorado County for taxes owed. The letter, written on behalf of Austin Bryant, informs Perry that Bryant wishes to retroactively adjust taxes owed based on the value of Texas money at the time the lands were sold.
Date: February 14, 1843
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, April 25, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, in which Holley makes a second appeal to Perry for assistance in gathering materials to create an authoritative history of the Republic of Texas and the role of Stephen F. Austin in its founding and preservation.
Date: April 25, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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 Letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry, May 19, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mary Austin Holley to Emily Margaret Austin Perry in which Holley provides a cursory inventory of the documentation she has collected in order to write the biography of Stephen F. Austin. Holley requests that Perry locate any additional personal papers belonging to Stephen F. Austin that document the early years (1821-1831).
Date: May 19, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant, March 4, 1845]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. Howard to Guy Bryant in which Howard, on behalf of the Galveston Lyceum, proposes to commemorate the birth day of Stephen F. Austin in the calender. Howard appeals to Bryant for additional information about Austin that are not included in histories of the country.
Date: March 4, 1845
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from [James F. Perry] to William W. Hunter, May 30, 1846]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from [James F. Perry] to William W. Hunter in which the author informs Hunter that a receipt for the cost of the two tracts of land purchased, plus interest, must be signed by a third party before Hunter receives the land title.
Date: May 30, 1846
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Abner S. Lipscomb to Col. James Perry, June 16, 1846]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Abner S. Lipscomb to Col. James Perry, inquiring as to Perry's willingness to sell property to Lipscomb's mother-in-law. Lipscomb also requests permission to remove cedar timber on Perry's property for use as pickets.
Date: 1846-06-16?
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, August 24, 1846]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie provides news on several legal affairs including the transfer of several Empresario land suits to Travis County for trial and Gillespie's efforts to address ongoing business matters in Bastrop.
Date: August 24, 1846
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, April 10, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that the Supreme Court is not likely to reach a verdict on the Empresario case within a desirable time frame, and that there is likely to be an upcoming trial regarding Judge Coles estate.
Date: April 10, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, May 6, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Capt. Bartlet Sims, in which Perry offers to sell the land that Sims currently lives on to him for one dollar per acre - to be paid in part with negro slaves at cash price and in part in cash. Perry also informs Sims that the court case involving the land in question has not been decided upon.
Date: May 6, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, August 26, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Emily Margaret Austin Perry to James F. Perry, in which Emily Perry let's her husband know she has arrived at her current destination, with their daughter, safely but that the trip home will require a detour due to outbreaks of fever around the Bastrop area. Emily Perry also provides a list of tasks that need to be tended to in her absence (preserves, garden, weather boarding, etc.).
Date: August 26, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, October 1, 1847]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Gillespie to James F. Perry, in which Gillespie informs Perry that he received his letter which addresses allegations the late Judge John P. Coles filed against Perry before his death. Gillespie also tells Perry that the original bill filed by Coles cannot be found and the case will likely be postponed.
Date: October 1, 1847
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, January 20, 1848]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Haml White to James F. Perry, in which White informs Perry that he does not have cash but would like to settle his debt to Perry either by handing over his home or by paying in negro slaves.
Date: January 20, 1848
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History