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[Transcript of Letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan, February 28, 1844]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George L. Hammeken to Guy M. Bryan in which Hammeken recounts events from Hammeken's long acquaintance with Stephen F. Austin. Subjects include: Hammeken's plan to help Austin escape from one of several prisons where he was detained, Austin's views on statehood and independence, Austin's death, and general reflections on Austin's character.
Date: February 28, 1844
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, August 13, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on August 13, 1836, discussing opinions about the Texas blockade of Matamoros. He goes on to discuss the upkeep of his newspaper, the Correo Atlántico.
Date: August 13, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from James E. B. Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 18, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James E. B. Austin to Stephen F. Austin discussing customs requirements for incoming ships; challenges with getting the Ayuntamiento (town council) to support a building a jail and an academy; and the difficulties with the Alcalde (judge).
Date: March 18, 1829
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, December 1, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from George Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, on December 1, 1836, impressing upon him the necessity for a newspaper that is sympathetic to the Texan cause, and asking that Austin help to revive the Correo Atlántico in New Orleans.
Date: December 1, 1836
Creator: Fisher, George
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History