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[Transcript of Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a Chain of Correspondence between the Commissioners of Texas, in which the commissioners discuss a proposal to travel to purchase a steamboat for protection of the coastlines and to ensure safe transportation of troops, immigrants and supplies. Over the course of the correspondence, the commissioners agree on the total amount and terms of the loan that will pay for the vessel.
Date: January 21, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Bryan to Stephen F. Austin, June 11, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Bryan to Stephen F. Austin, in which Bryan attaches his first letter to Austin (stating his intention to immigrate to Texas), describes his efforts to promoting the interests of Texas, and requests that the government of Texas consider his citizenship from the date of his first letter.
Date: July 11, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, February 16, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to one of his cousins, in which Austin reports on the progress of the cause of Texas Independence. Austin describes the support he received in Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee, including donations to cover the cost of arming and transporting army volunteers.
Date: February 16, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter to A. J. Yates, January 22, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to A. J. Yates, granting him permission from the Texas Commissioners to receive loan proposals in New York City and Boston.
Date: January 22, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from William H. Wharton, April 22, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William H. Wharton recommending that Dr. S. B. Dickinson and J. M. Wolfe be considered citizens of Texas from December 23, 1835 given their efforts to raise money and other involvement in achieving Texas's independence.
Date: April 22, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Sam Houston to the Army of Texas, May 5, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Sam Houston to the Army of Texas, on May 5, 1836, addressing the battle of San Jacinto and commending them for their dedication to the liberty of Texas. There is also a list of the dead and wounded from the same battle.
Date: May 5, 1836
Creator: Houston, Sam
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter Thomas J. Rusk to William E. Wallace, July 5, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Brigadier General Thomas J. Rusk to Captain William E. Wallace ordering Wallace to move his company to De Leon's Rancho on Garcitas Creek where he will join Captain William H. Smith's company. Rusk also orders Wallace to arrest any men who attempt to desert the army.
Date: July 5, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Heyle to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking that Austin be on the lookout for a young man, named Edmond Morris, who has disappeared from his town and is believed to have gone to Texas, Mexico, or New Orleans.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Heyle, William
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, November 18, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on November 18, 1836, asking after his attempts to be appointed to the Texan government, and the land grants promised to empresarios. He also briefly discusses his plans to move his family to Texas, and the education of two of his sons.
Date: November 18, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Contract Between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a contract between Stephen F. Austin and Barnard E. Bee, on November 25, 1836, which lays out the payments Bee is to make to Austin in exchange for the land he was promised. Matthew B. Williamson, clerk of Brazoria County in 1842, confirms that this contract was indeed signed by Austin and Bee.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History