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[Transcript of minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Saftey for the Jurisdiction of Columbia, September 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Safety for the Jurisdiction of Columbia. Topics discussed include: position appointments, the formation of volunteer companies, forming a sub-committee to address the citizens of New Orleans, and establishing a vigilante patrol to keep the slave population subjugated.
Date: September 22, 1835
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