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[Col. Nicholas Copeland letter to Martin Bridgman, April 25, 1835]

Description: 1835 letter of Col. Nicholas Copeland to his son-in-law Martin Bridgman of Arkansas, enticing him to move to Texas. The letter discusses the price of land and cattle, as well as the profitability of crops such as cotton and corn. Copeland adds a note for Harry Currin, a free African-American, stating that Texas is a safe place to settle. His land grant (settlement & fortification) described in the letter was 25 miles west of the Trinity River just before crossing the Navasota River. This letter was written at Robbins' Ferry on the Old San Antonio Road at the crossing of the Trinity River (letters went east from there to be carried & put in the US mail system).
Date: April 25, 1835
Creator: Copeland, Nicholas
Partner: Other

[Letter from Jorge Ant'o Nixon to Enrique Rueg] April 30th, 1835

Description: Letter to Henry Rueg accompanying communications received from W. S. Allen calling himself agent of the Impresarios Zavala Vehlein and Burnett -- protesting against Arturo Henry, the actual agent of said impresarios and also protesting as illegal the titles given by the former as such commissioner unless they had the signature of said Allen attached to them, and asking instructions on the subject.
Date: April 30, 1835
Creator: Nixon, Jorge Ant'o
Partner: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

[Transcript of Letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, April 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, on April 13, 1835, discussing the men he sent to get news from Brazoria and Anahuac, and to subscribe him to the newspaper in Brazoria. He also asks for the funds to travel to Galveston.
Date: April 13, 1835
Creator: Ugartechea, Domingo
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Domingo Ugartechea to Martín Perfecto de Cos, on April 20, 1835, discussing the delay of a battalion who are to travel in wagons, and asking if he should wait longer for them to arrive before returning the wagons.
Date: April 20, 1835
Creator: Ugartechea, Domingo
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of invoice for the Special Mission to the United States made by Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, April 23, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for an invoice for the Special Mission to the United States made by Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton. The invoice documents expenses for traveling from New Orleans to New York, Philadelphia, Washington D. C., and Baltimore.
Date: April 23, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter, April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on April 20, 1835, noting the receipt of letters from Captain Antonio Tenorio, which discuss the lack of resources and criticisms in Galveston. The author asks for money from the government to give to the battalion in Galveston.
Date: April 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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