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[Correspondence to E.M. Pease from R.M. Forbes]

Description: A letter to E.M. Pease from R.M. Forbes, who discusses political issues, including the recent repeal of “The Negro Law.” Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: December 2, 1841
Creator: Forbes, R.M.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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 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

[Transcript of Letter to George L. Hammeken, June 9, 1848]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to George L. Hammeken, in which the sender describes the provenance of the seven-hundred dollars that were originally enclosed in the letter, and provides a list of items that Mrs. Perry wants Hammeken to purchase and/or have made, including a wax impression of Gen. Austin's seal which Mrs. Perry wants to have engraved on the items she has requested. Lastly, there are further directions for any remaining sum.
Date: June 9, 1848
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan in which Hammeken recounts events from Hammeken's long acquaintance with Stephen F. Austin. Subjects include: Hammeken's plan to help Austin escape from one of several prisons where he was detained, Austin's views on statehood and independence, Austin's death, and general reflections on Austin's character.
Date: February 28, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History