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[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 Henry Austin to Gail Borden, April 28, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Austin to Gail Borden, in which Austin encloses a Certificate of Reception and details regarding business he doing on behalf of Phineas Smith. Austin directs Borden to pass an order to survey a league of land in Cahoot according to the agreement with Smith, and charge the associated fees to Austin's account.
Date: April 28, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from William K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, April 26, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Wilson K. Wilson to Samuel M. Williams, in which Wilson proposes that Williams trade his league on the Brazos for four hundred dollars worth of lumber and Wilson's league on Dickinson Bayou. Wilson also requests Williams assistance in preventing his land from being forfeited.
Date: April 26, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[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

[Transcript of Letter from James Burleson to Gail Borden, April 25, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Burleson to Gail Borden, in which Burleson provides a letter of reference for his nephew, Joseph Burleson, and Joseph's father. James Burleson points out that Joseph and his father have been citizens for a year, and that the land they have applied for has already been surveyed.
Date: April 25, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas J. Tone to Gail Borden, Jr., April 24, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas J. Tone to Gail Borden, Jr., in which Tone informs Borden that he has selected three leagues of land in Austin's lower colony on behalf of Amos Pollard, A. C. Holmes, and John Tyler. Tone asks Borden to record these selections in the land office, and to send twenty-four sheets of stamp paper.
Date: April 24, 1835
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 from S. Rhoads Fisher to Gail Borden Jr., April 21, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Gail Borden Jr., in which Rhoads requests that Borden expedite the transfer of deeds (for the parties he is representing in the acquisition of three leagues of land). He is willing to wait if Col. Austin or Mr. Williams are expected to return soon, so that they can point out more valuable leagues than the ones he has selected.
Date: April 21, 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 from Bartlett Sims to Gail Borden, Jr., April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Bartlett Sims to Gail Borden, Jr., in which he describes details pertaining to land surveys done below Old San Antonio Road and west of the Colorado River. Sims also asks Borden to send a sketch of surveys done on the Navidad so that he can identify vacant lands and survey those areas.
Date: April 20, 1835
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 Letter from Elias R. Wightman to Gail Borden, April 17, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Elias R. Wightman to Gail Borden, regarding the survey of lands near Live Oak Bayou, between Trespalacios and San Bernardo, and the peninsula. There have been recent requests to adjust league plots, and Wightman argues that as the original surveyor of those plots, he should should be responsible for making any adjustments. Wightman also identifies several land owners from which survey fees have not been collected.
Date: April 17, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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