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Condition of Texas. Message from the President of the United States, Upon the subject of the political, military, and civil condition of Texas.

Description: This booklet includes the text of an address by President Andrew Jackson to Congress regarding the independence of Texas as well as various letters written by Henry M. Morfit who went to Texas in order to report about the conditions to the Secretary of State.
Date: December 22, 1836
Creator: Jackson, Andrew & Morfit, Henry M.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Letter to Sam Houston

Description: Manuscript letter to Sam Houston from William G. Hill which is accompanied by the Goliad Declaration of Independence, an eight page manuscript, probably Sam Houston's copy, dated December 20, 1835
Date: December 20, 1835
Creator: Hill, William G.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Article on balloons (aerial navigation)

Description: According to the headers and footers, this document is from the "American Magazine," volume I, number 6 which was published in February of an unknown year (a handwritten note on the cover says 1835). The first page (30) is the beginning of an article about how different people might be spending the winter months. The second page (280) includes the end of an article about a riot and burning of a Convent in or near Boston (which may refer to the burning of the Charlestown Convent in August, 1834) as well as random statistics and tidbits of current events.
Date: February 1835
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Bank Draft]

Description: Bank draft to T.C. Zimmerman, Holland, from T.G. Wick, Matagorda; in the amount of $1200 to be paid from the account of G.D. Langster, Oosterhoud, Netherlands.
Date: August 6, 1838
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Bank Draft]

Description: Bank draft to T.C. Zimmerman, Holland, from T.G. Wick, Matagorda; in the amount of $1200 to be paid from the account of G.D. Langster, Oosterhoud, Netherlands.
Date: August 6, 1838
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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