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[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, February 12, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, on February 12, 1836, discussing the legitimacy of an offer of 800 acres of land and a bounty put forth by Sam Houston, and the offer of the ladies of Nashville, Tenn. to outfit a regiment.
Date: February 12, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer, March 3, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin and Branch T. Archer, on March 3, 1836, urging the Texans to declare independence from Mexico, and telling of the support from the United States.
Date: March 3, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. & Archer, Branch T.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school.
Date: September 26, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 28, 1865]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee and it includes: a discussion regarding finance; news concerning the financial situations of family; a dialogue regarding crops to be planted and animals to be raised; news about Frank becoming Chancery Clerk and his plans to study law; news about Kate and her portion of the family's land which will be farmed on a small scale between Frank, Maud, and Kate; financial advice from Maud and news about a real estate transaction in Bolivar; a discussion about the state of society in Bolivar; a dialogue about David moving; updates on the lives and health of family and friends; a discussion about endeavoring to be a pious christian; and a dialogue concerning David's debt to Maud.
Date: September 28, 1865
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of First Page of a Letter, February 16, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for the first page of a letter, probably from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, on February 16, 1836, discussing the enthusiasm for the Texas cause in the United States.
Date: February 16, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, September 26, 1859 ]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing Jimmie and Mary's return from their travels and their change in plans to board with Mr. Miller instead of Maud, Jimmie's financial proposition to exchange bottom land for David's lot, the town physician's move to Nashville, a financial proposition from Maud to purchase Sallie which is David's horse if Neely does not purchase her, Maud's preparations for Jimmie's party, a discussion about David's failed crops, a dialogue on the raising of stock prices, Maud's purchase of a cow for $25 from Bright, a dialogue concerning Maud's loss of cows, hogs, and a horse this year, news about sending gifts for the baby, and news about Kate's progress in boarding school.
Date: September 26, 1859
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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
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