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[Transcript of Letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, May 6, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas Kirkham to Stephen F. Austin, in which Kirkham informs Austin that his daughter has finished school and wishes to become a teacher or a tutor for female pupils. Kirkham asks Austin for his opinion on the prospect of Kirkham's daughter relocating to the Austin colony and offering her services there.
Date: May 5, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Ramón Músquiz to Stephen F. Austin, May 21, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Ramón Músquiz to Stephen F. Austin, on May 21, 1831, discussing a foreigner who arrived recently without a record or passport. He asks that the ports in Texas do their jobs and check for passports.
Date: May 21, 1831
Creator: Músquiz, Ramón
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Philips to Stephen F. Austin, May 30, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Philips to Stephen F. Austin, in which Philips make inquires regarding the current value of white pine in the colonies, and whether or not there are any potential buyers for a sugar mill east of Pittsburgh.
Date: May 30, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Morse to James F. Perry, May 6, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Morse to James F. Perry, in which Morse apologizes to Perry for using his mule to plow without Perry's permission and injuring the animal unintentionally. Morse explains that he awoke and his horse had been maimed overnight leaving him with no work animal, so he hitched up Perry's mule. After half a day of plowing, Morse examined the mule and found that his shoulders had been severely chaffed.
Date: May 6, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Hardin to Gail Borden, May 4, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Hardin to Gail Borden, in which Hardin describes the circumstances under which he received his league of land in the Austin Colony. Hardin informs Borden that he plans to sell the league to Mr. Craghead and requests that Borden send him a receipt for closing costs.
Date: May 4, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, May 8, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which he introduces A. C. Ainsworth. Austin describes the rough boundaries of the quarter league that Ainsworth is interested in purchasing and requests that Borden provide assistance in determining the availability of that area.
Date: May 8, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, May 9, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which Austin introduces Major William S. Frampton and forwards Frampton's interest in purchasing a league of land. Austin requests that Borden grant a Certificate of Reception and Order of Survey, and to add the fees to Austin's account.
Date: May 9, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from G. B. Jameson to Gail Borden, May 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from G. B. Jameson to Gail Borden, in which Jameson encloses a survey of land requested by Major Harald. Jameson also requests that Borden adds an entry in the land office regarding the existence of roughly two-hundred acres of timber on Deer Creek.
Date: May 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Israel McGready to James F. Perry, May 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Israel McGready to James F. Perry, in which McGready informs Perry of outstanding legal fees owed for the George Craig and Nathan Montgomery lawsuits. McGready also reports on successes and failures in collecting accounts on Perry's behalf, as well as, the information he collected on behalf of Rhodes S. Fisher regarding land in Bellview. [an annotation from Perry indicates that the letter was answered on September 15, 1835 and Rhodes S. Fisher's letter to Perry on the subject of his land was enclosed]
Date: May 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, May 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which Austin informs Borden that Alfred J. [Northey] is interested in purchasing a league of land. Austin requests a certificate of reception, an order of survey for Mr. Chrisman, and the transfer of fees to Austin's account.
Date: May 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas J. Gazley to Gail Borden, May 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Gazley to Gail Borden, in which Gazley reports on the circumstances leading up to a land dispute between Charles S. Smith and Mr. Harman. Gazley requests that Borden refrain from moving forward on any paperwork until the survey notes and any evidence from Capt. Sims is presented to the land office.
Date: May 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Agreement between William W. Lewis and D. Comfert, May 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of a transcript of an agreement between William W. Lewis and D. Comfert, wherein Lewis agreed to give Comfert $100 for the purchase of a surveyor's compass chain and instruments to aid in his mapping of Texas lands.
Date: May 12, 1835
Creator: Lewis, William W.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and P. W. Grayson, May 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson, in which Austin informs Miller and Grayson of his plans to return to Texas and expresses his belief that General Santa Anna is a friend to Texas. Austin also reports that that federal reforms taking place in Mexico could result in statehood for Texas and advises against further disturbances.
Date: May 13, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Fayette Copeland to Gail Borden, May 16, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Fayette Copeland to Gail Borden, in which Copeland requests investigation of public records pertaining to sale of the Dewees land. Copeland also requests information on the completion of land surveys near the Navidad River.
Date: May 16, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from W. C. White to Gail Borden, Jr., May 17, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from W. C. White to Gail Borden, Jr., in which White provides a character reference for [P. T. Phillips] and asks Borden to provide assistance in locating the tract of land on the Colorado River that was originally granted to William Cooper.
Date: May 17, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History