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[Transcript of Letters from Reason Mercer and Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden, March 17th, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for letters addressed to Gail Borden, Jr.. The first letter appearing on the transcript is from Reason Mercer to Gail Borden in which Mercer requests that Borden send a copy of a deed for land purchased on behalf of Thomas H. Borden in Mercer's name. The second letter on the transcript is from Thomas H. Borden to Gail Borden in which T. Borden also asks G. Borden to send Mercer the land deed. Additionally, T. Borden provides news regarding the labor situation and local events.
Date: March 17, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas H. Brenan to Stephen F. Austin, March 23, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas H. Brenan to Stephen F. Austin, in which Brenan requests Austin's opinion regarding a petition for more land (in addition to their settlement league) for settlers who now have colonist status. Brenan also requests Austin's assistance in obtaining the necessary paperwork to present the case the Commissioner and the Empresario.
Date: March 23, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James F. Perry to Mrs. Maxwell, December 2, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James F. Perry to Mrs. Maxwell, in which Perry acknowledges receipt of Mrs. Maxwell's letter inquiring about her husband. Perry also explains that he has delayed in responding in the hope that he would receive news of Maxwell or her from him personally. Perry informs Mrs. Maxwell that proceeds from the sale of several of her husband's items that were left with Mr. Somerville in San Felipe, will be sent to the family directly. Perry promises to write immediately if he hears any further news.
Date: December 3, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from F. W. Johnson to Editors of the Galveston News, April 29, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from F. W. Johnson to Editors of the Galveston News, in which Johnson offers corrections to the facts stated in a series of stories published in the Galveston News on Early colonization. Johnson provides clarification regarding: dates on which certain events occurred, relationships between persons, and numbers of families introduced by Robertson and Austin.
Date: April 15, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John M. Austin to Stephen F. Austin, January 14, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John M. Austin to Stephen F. Austin, in which John M. Austin inquires about his possible relation to Moses and Stephen F. Austin. John Austin also asks for information regarding regarding immigration to and settlement within in the Austin Colony.
Date: January 14, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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 J. M. Gutierres de Estrada to [Stephen F. Austin], January 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. M. Gutierres de Estrada to [Stephen F. Austin], in which Gutierres de Estrada expresses his interest in the annulment of prejudicial laws against foreigners, and in that effort, requests a copy of American legislation regarding foreigners and land ownership, etc.
Date: January 25, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry, February 15, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Rice Jones to James F. Perry, in which Jones provides a character reference for Henry Leach and asks Perry to assist Leach in brokering his bill of exchange. Jones also informs Perry of his intention to sell his land in order to re-establish his mercantile business, and offers to pay off his remaining debt to Perry by selling his three Negro servants.
Date: February 15, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History