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[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

[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 H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, May 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from H. J. Offitt to Stephen F. Austin, in which Offitt provides details on settled and outstanding surveyor payments related to securing his land title. Offitt offers that Austin can payment until all documentation supporting Offitt's land titles meets Austin's satisfaction. [On the second page of the letter, there is an annotation by Stephen F. Austin noting that he chose to withhold payment until the Offitt sent him a receipt.]
Date: July 12, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to the Ayuntamiento of Brazoria, July 12, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Martín Perfecto de Cos to Ayuntamiento, in which Perfecto de Cos expresses his concern regarding the lack of law enforcement in Texas. Perfecto de Cos argues that the Ayunamiento should convince Texas citizens of the security benefits of Mexican military presence in Texas.
Date: July 12, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and P. W. Grayson, May 13, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to J. B. Miller and W. Grayson, in which Austin informs Miller and Grayson of his plans to return to Texas and expresses his belief that General Santa Anna is a friend to Texas. Austin also reports that that federal reforms taking place in Mexico could result in statehood for Texas and advises against further disturbances.
Date: May 13, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History