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[Transcript of Letter, August 19, 1821]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter in Spanish, on August 19, 1821, providing that Juan Seguín accompany Stephen F. Austin and the 300 Louisiana families who are soon to immigrate to Mexico.
Date: August 19, 1821
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Mateo Ahumada, September 10, 182u]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Mateo Ahumada, on September 10, 182u, discussing two letters. The first asks that they gather an army to fight the Native Americans, and the second repeals the order to march against the Natives as a result of an agreement with the Comanches.
Date: 182u-09-10
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Land grant title to John Bevil granted by Lorenzo de Zavala, October 29, 1834]]

Description: Title of Possession of Land given to John Bevil October 28, 1834. Included are all the legal transactions made between Texas Government and authorized persons included in Bevil's Title of Land process. This copy is a translated copy by P.H. Buckley.
Date: December 22, 1915
Creator: General Land office of the State of Texas
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Sam Houston to Charles Sims, August 12, 1838]

Description: Letter with orders from Sam Houston to Charles Sims instructing him to proceed to various Indian tribes to assure them that they will have peace. The text reads: Nacogdoches, Texas 12th Aug, 1838 to Charles Sims, Sir, You will proceed to the various Tribes of Indians, and assure them them [sic], that no harm is in=tended towards them, but that the Treaty shall be [...] with them, and that they shall have their homes and their lands, and Peace will be kept with them; Tell them my words shall not perish= Let them remain at peace! It is said that whitemen [sic] intend to march against the Indians this is false! no such thing has even been thought of. Bad men may say so, but good men will not! Good men will [...]. Your Salary will be at the rate of five dollas a day. I am [...] Sam Houston.
Date: August 12, 1838
Creator: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from E. N. Case to David C. Dickson - July 21, 1837]

Description: Letter from E. N. Case to David C. Dickson about the gubernatorial election. Case does not know the allegiances of the neighboring counties yet, so he is uncertain which direction they will choose to go. Case makes it clear, however, that he will support Dickson as a long-time friend.
Date: July 21, 1837
Creator: Case, E. N.
Partner: Two Rivers Historical Foundation

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, June 10, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to David G. Burnet, on June 10, 1836, discussing the steps it is necessary to take before the United States government will recognize Texas as independent. He also briefly mentions the movement of troops from Kentucky.
Date: June 10, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Saftey for the Jurisdiction of Columbia, September 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Safety for the Jurisdiction of Columbia. Topics discussed include: position appointments, the formation of volunteer companies, forming a sub-committee to address the citizens of New Orleans, and establishing a vigilante patrol to keep the slave population subjugated.
Date: September 22, 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

[Transcript of Letter to Antonio Tenorio, April 14, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to Antonio Tenorio, on April 14, 1835, informing Tenorio that he is sending a man with an answer to Stephen F. Austin, and discussing a soldier who quit the army.
Date: April 14, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Leona Vicario, March 23, 1835]

Description: Transcript for a letter from Leona Vicario, on March 23, 1835, discussing Vicente de la Garza's discovery that no militiamen are allowed in Austin's colony.
Date: March 23, 1835
Creator: Vicario, Leona
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Resolutions of Nacogdoches, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for Resolutions of Nacogdoches, in which citizens of the jurisdictions of Gonzales, Mina, Austin, Matagorda, and Columbia have recommended that a convention of Texas be called to discuss the changing political climate in Mexico and Mexico's relationship to the citizens of Texas.
Date: 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, August 26, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on August 26, 1833, discussing the orders of Vicente Filisola to reestablish a garrison at Nacogdoches, and to stop the illegal trade of tobacco through Texas ports.
Date: August 26, 1833
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, August 8, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Bowie to Stephen F. Austin, reporting that Col. Jose de las Piedras has declared to be in favor of the Constitution of Santa Anna. Additionally, Piedras has been taken prisoner and that Bowie has assumed command of the 12th Regiment of the Infantry, formerly of Nacogdoches. He also requests that Austin gather and send 20 horse, cattle, or provisions to facilitate their cause.
Date: August 8, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History