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[Transcript of letter from Stephen Austin to James Austin, October 22, 1799]

Description: Copy of transcript of letter from Stephen Austin (Moses Austin's brother) to James Austin advising him in business matters. Stephen Austin specifically advises James Austin to stockpile provisions, such as: pork, beef, corn and rye. Additionally, he recommends making lead shot to be sold in Richmond during the fall.
Date: October 22, 1799
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Richard Marsh to Stephen F. Austin, October 21, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Richard Marsh to Stephen F. Austin, in which Marsh explains that he traded Joseph Powell four hundred and eighteen dollars worth of goods for a title on two hundred acres in Texas. Marsh expresses his recent doubts on the legitimacy of the title and hopes that Austin can legitimize his land claims, or help to locate Powell for prosecution.
Date: October 21, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Teal to Stephen F. Austin, October 29, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Teal to Stephen F. Austin, in which Teal informs Austin that his petition to the Mexican government to obtain the land he has lived on for the past two years was answered, and that he can cannot obtain the land without express permission of Austin and Samuel M. Williams.
Date: October 29, 1831
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from John Austin to Stephen F. Austin, October 17, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from John Austin to Stephen F. Austin, in which J. Austin provides updates regarding news in the league and sends notices for various persons to attend to their titles. J. Austin also reports that he sent notices regarding Arciniega's arrival to Harrisburg, La Baca, Bay Prairie Colorado, and Oyster Creek.
Date: October 17, 1832
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letters from John J. Linn and James Kerr to Col. Grayson and the Council of War, October 11, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Kerr to Col. Grayson and the Council of War, in which Linn requests the parol of three gentlemen. John J. Linn also writes and vouches for the gentlemen and their ability to comply with the terms of their parol.
Date: October 11, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from J. W. Collins to Col. S. F. Austin, October 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from J. W. Collins to Col. S. F. Austin, in which Collins introduces his friend and fellow soldier in the Louisiana Guard, Mr. Robert C. Morris. Collins vouches for Morris' skill as a soldier and tactician, as well as, his sincere loyalty to the causes of his countrymen. Collins also asks where his service is needed the most.
Date: October 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry, October 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. McKinney to James F. Perry, in which McKinney thanks Perry for the use of his "boy" in the completion of a challenging task. [It is unclear from this letter if "boy" is a diminutive way of addressing a male slave or if "boy" actually refers to Perry's son.]
Date: October 22, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, October 29, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from S. Rhoads Fisher to Stephen F. Austin, regarding Gomez-Farias leaving Brazos to interview with Austin. Fisher informs Austin that he is aware that the interview was planned to take place and that the Matagorda Committee of Safety has been awaiting news from Austin.
Date: October 29, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Chamberlain Jones to Stephen F. Austin, October 10, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Chamberlain Jones to Stephen F. Austin, in which Chamberlain informs Austin that he has purchased part of John Cummings' interest in the silver mine on the Trinity River. Jones requests further information regarding plans to put bring the mine into production, as well as, the current value of the mineral. Jones also suggests to Austin that would be to the benefit of the enterprise to arrange a meeting of the shareholders in the coming year.
Date: October 10, 1830
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History