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[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Orlando Osterhout, October 30, 1838]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his brother, Orlando Osterhout, discussing recent events in his life. He attended a Baptist convention in Independence, Texas and planned to return there to attend an examination of students at Baylor University. He wrote about the woman he was courting and told his brother that he hoped he would not remain a bachelor. John intended to return home and considered the different routes he could take while also requesting that his brother give him access to transportation in the winter so he could visit a friend. Soule University planned to lay a cornerstone soon in a Masonic ceremony and John wanted to be attendance. The letter ended with John making fun of the LaGrange Volunteer Rifle Rangers.
Date: October 30, 1838
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Transcript of Letter from B. Sims to Gail Borden, March 30, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from B. Sims to Gail Borden, in which Sims requests plotting paper in order to complete his survey work, as well as, a sketch from survey work done on the head of the Navordad and Buckners Creek.
Date: March 30, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. R. Lewis to Gail Borden, April 30, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. R. Lewis to Gail Borden, in which Lewis provides character references for two men from Mississippi, Mr. McKentzay and Mr. Hamilton, and asks Borden to assist them in obtaining land.
Date: May 30, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Stephen F. Austin to E. R. Wightman, March 30, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to E. R. Wightman, informing Wightman that Mr. McClosky has permission to acquire one third of a league of land on "Trespalacios Bayou" in order to increase his quantity of land to one league.
Date: March 30, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, May 30, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Ladd to Stephen F. Austin, in which Ladd requests any information concerning his son, (James Leanders S. Ladd), who left the United States with William A. Nixon in order to do business in San Antonio de Bexar. Ladd also requests information about the Austin Colony: resources, customs, productions, and the kinds of immigrants the Mexican government would prefer.
Date: May 30, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, November 30, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from M. A. Bryan to James F. Perry, in which Bryan informs Perry that he safely arrived in San Felipe de Austin with his uncle, Stephen F. Austin. Bryan also reports that Austin has resigned his office as commander-in-chief of the army of Texas and will likely travel to the United States as commissioner of Texas to negotiate for aid; Burleson has been elected to take Austin's place as commander-in-chief; and military personnel were confused and displeased by the outcome of the convention.
Date: November 30, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Joseph Philips to Stephen F. Austin, May 30, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Joseph Philips to Stephen F. Austin, in which Philips make inquires regarding the current value of white pine in the colonies, and whether or not there are any potential buyers for a sugar mill east of Pittsburgh.
Date: May 30, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Mexia to Zavala, March 30, 1833]

Description: Mexia to Zavala: On his need for credentials in order to take up his post, and again asking Zavala to come to the capital. Mexico, March 30, 1833.
Date: March 30, 1833
Creator: Mexia, Jose Antonio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Lorenzo de Zavala to Laisne de Vildeveque, January 30, 1830]

Description: Lorenzo de Zavala to Laisne de Vildeveque: Introducing himself to the father of a friend. Discusses the political condition of the country and the possibility of his leaving in the near future. Mexico, January 30, 1830
Date: January 30, 1830
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Lorenzo de Zavala to Stephen F. Austin, November 30th 1835

Description: Concerning a league of land for his family, the Consultation, and his general situation. Austin’s instruction to Gail Borden about Zavala’s land are included with this document.
Date: November 30, 1835
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[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
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