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[Decree from Conde de la Sierra Gorda]

Description: Decree from the Conde de la Sierra Gorda to officials in six villages in Nuevo Santander wanting them to send a list of properties and land in abeyance. Included are handwritten signatures from village officials acknowledging receipt of the decree.
Date: December 15, 1791
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

John Welch's Bond for Land

Description: Agreement to pay Michael Reed issued by John Welch with witnesses William C. Sparks and Jefferson Reed. Statement on verso of document recording the note's filing with the County of Milam.
Date: December 15, 1835
Creator: Welch, John
Partner: Southwestern University

[Transcript of Letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, December 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, regarding payment to J. B. Chance for the survey of several leagues in Robertson's Colony. Offitt is displeased with political outcomes in the region and is eager to settle his business affairs so that he can relocate.
Date: December 15, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Sam Houston, December 15, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Sam Houston to the people of Texas and the United States, on December 15, 1836, telling those who have received money for lands they are not authorized to sell to cease. He also asks that those who have given money to these frauds to send letters with reports of the incidents to William Christy in New Orleans.
Date: December 15, 1836
Creator: Houston, Samuel
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to W. H. Hardin, December 15, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Judge William H. Hardin, in which Austin passes along Houston's instructions that Hardin should try and convict 4 persons who were charged with helping Mexican prisoners to escape in Liberty County, rather than sending them to Columbia.
Date: December 15, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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