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Nova Designatio Insulæ Jamaicae ex Antillanis Americae Septentrion: non postremae Secundum Gubernationes fuas accuratas aeri incisa et publici juris facta.

Description: Map shows early eighteenth century Jamaican "precinct" or parish boundaries, harbors, pastures, churches, settlements, and notable physical features. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1731..1751]
Creator: Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of Letter from Silas Fuqua to Stephen F. Austin, March 28, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Silas Fuqua to Stephen F. Austin, in which Fuqua names members within the group of settlers he traveled with from Alabama. Fuqua also requests that Austin provide advice on a good site near a stream for his machinery, as well as, copies of the constitution and colonization laws.
Date: March 28, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Robinson to Stephen F. Austin, April 2, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Robinson to Stephen F. Austin, in which Robinson introduces Thomas Pierce, a successful Englishman with a small family that has immigrated to Texas. Robinson appeals to Austin to sell both Pierce and Capt. Bowen a tract of land, arguing that both men will be productive neighbors and ultimately raise the value of Austin's lands.
Date: April 2, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas R. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, May 8, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas R. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, in which Leaming provides news on his progress in the case against Jacob xxx of Salem. Leaming also asks Austin to provide a description of the physical, economic, political, and social characteristics of the Austin colony, so that he can promote the colonization of the settlement. Finally, he asks Austin to provide data necessary to publish a map of Texas.
Date: May 8, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Edward L. Pettit to Stephen F. Austin, January 6, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Edward L. Pettit to Stephen F. Austin in which Pettit informs Austin of his impending arrival in New Orleans with several other passengers bound for the colony. Pettit also appeals to Austin to reserve the five leagues of land if the government approves his land grant application.
Date: January 6, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland, February 19, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and George Sutherland stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: John Sutherland, William Manifee, William Heard, Joseph Rector, William Pride, Jesse White, Benjamin S. White, Samuel Rogers, Robert G. Grozier.
Date: February 19, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Colonization Contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith, February 26, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a colonization contract between Stephen F. Austin and James N. Smith stipulating fees and terms. Families represented by Smith include: William Haskins, Pulaski Dudley and Mary Smith. Also included are rough descriptions of where each families' league is located.
Date: February 26, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, February 28, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Lewis Moore Junior to Stephen F. Austin, in which Moore informs Austin that his plans to visit Texas have been postponed, but that he has sent his son as the family representative to find suitable land for their relocation. Moore also mentions that he rand out of time to procure the necessary recommendations, but that Austin can refer to Luke Lassier, P.R. Splane and Mr. Doty as references for both himself and his son.
Date: February 28, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from R. C. Trimble to Stephen F. Austin, March 1, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from R.C. Trimble to Stephen F. Austin, in which Trimble informs Austin of his intention to move to Texas and requests details regarding how to apply for a land grant. Trimble also designates Rueben Doty as his representative and gives Doty powers to select a suitable tract of land on Trimble's behalf.
Date: March 1, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, March 11, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Retson Morris to Stephen F. Austin, in which Morris informs Austin that he intends to settle in the Austin colony on land that Mr. Edwards is willing to sell to him. Morris also states that if the sea bluff property was been forfeited by the original grantee, he would prefer to purchase those lands over the land offered for sale by Mr. Edwards.
Date: March 11, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William Carithers to Stephen F. Austin, March 15, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from William Carithers to Stephen F. Austin, in which Carithers informs Austin that his absence was caused by prolonged suffering of a stomach disorder, and that he recovered enough to make the move to the Texas. Carithers also informs Austin that his son-in-law will traveling ahead in hopes of establishing a factory there, and requests that Austin provide information and assistance.
Date: March 15, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History