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[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

[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

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, August 3, 1826]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on August 3, 1826, discussing the family life of Peter Elias Bean, including whether or not he was legally married to the woman he was living with, and the number of sons he has.
Date: August 3, 1826
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
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