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[Decrees of Mexican Government, dated November 2-4, 1822]

Description: Act of installation of the Meeting... according to the imperial decree of 31 of the last Octe. Copy by Antonio de Mier, 6 l.s Signatories: Juan Francisco (Bishop of Durango), Antonio de Mier, and Francisco Velasco. Reference to: Election of Marquess of Castañiza; speech by Iturbide; text of Organic Bases of the National Meeting Instituyente, originally signed by Jose Manuel Herrera and rubric of Iturbide; siege of San Juan de Ulúa; administration of oath of office; text of speech by President; voting for officers; candidates: Castañiza, Juan Bautista de Arispe, José María Bocanegra, Bonifacio Fernández, Toribio González, Miguel Guridi y Alcocer, Pedro Labairu, Miguel Larrainaga, Ramón Martínez de los Ríos, Mariano Mendiola, Isidro Montúfar, Juan José Quiñones, Antonio José Valdez, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, and Lorenzo Zavala; list of members taking oath: José María Abarca, Antonio Aguilar, Mariano Aranda, Pascual de Aranda, Francisco Argandar, José María Becerra, Pedro Celis, José María Cobarrubias, Antonio Elosúa, Carlos Espinoza de los Monteros, Luciano Figueroa, Manuel Flores, Refugio de la Garza, Manuel Ignacio Gutiérrez, José Antonio Gutiérrez de Lara, Martín Inclán, Agustín de Iriarte, Antonio de Iriarte, Manuel López de la Plata, Ambrosio Martínez de Vea, Conde de Miraflores, Antonio Morales de Ibáñez, José Vicente Orrantes, Manuel Ortiz, Francisco Pérez Serrano, Marqués de Rayas. Joaquín Román, Francisco Ruiz, Francisco Uraga, Francisco Velasco, and Tomás Veltranena. Absent: Manuel Álvarez, Pedro Arroyabe, Simón Elías González, José Ignacio Esteva, Luis Mendizábal, Juan Nepomuceno Mier y Altamirano, Salvador Parras, José Francisco Peralta, and Jacinto Rubí, plus candidates. extra candidates. November 2, 1822. November 4, 1822. November 2, 1822. Herrera, Jose Manuel: List of the Delegated Gentlemen designated by S. M. I. so that they compose the Meeting that is to replace the extinguished Congress.... Mexico, Imperial Imprint. 1 l. f. 7-7v. Printed sheet with name of Jacinto Rubí …
Date: November 2, 1822
Creator: Herrera, José Manuel; Francisco, Juan & Iturbide, Agustin de
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Transcript of Letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, February 2, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Alexander [Ybary] to Stephen F. Austin, in which [Ybary] sends Austin the latest Arancel General (general tariff or customs tariff). [Ybary] also informs Austin that General Teran has arrived, and directs Austin to send papers they have agreed upon.
Date: February 2, 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 Stephen F. Austin to Coahuila y Tejas, June 2, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to the Governor of Coahuila y Tejas, in which Austin asks for explicit authorization by the Governor to colonize land on the coast between La Baca and San Jacinto. Note on the resource: "Translations of Empresario Contracts, p.153, (Land Office)"
Date: June 2, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Embroidered sampler

Description: Plain weave sampler with silk embroidery, floral border, floral motifs, and poem. Text: "In Sharon's lovely Rose, Immortal beauties/ shine; Its sweet refreshing fragrance shows;/ Its origin divine./ Pleasure is a Rose, near which there ever grows/ the thorn of evil; It is wisdom's work so carefully/ to cull the Rose, as to avoid the thorn, and let its/ rich perfume exhale to heaven in grateful adoration/ of Him who gave the Rose to blow./ Mary Louise Brown, November 2nd 1829."
Date: November 2, 1829
Creator: Brown, Mary Louisa
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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