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[Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, April 22, 1837]

Description: Letter from Charlotte Mexia to Emily de Zavala, widow of Lorenzo de Zavala, dated April 22, 1837 from New Orleans. The letter refers to her sadness after her son Henry and many friends have left the city. Mrs. Zavala, with her three children and a servant, traveled from Texas to New Orleans on the schooner Flash, arriving March 20, 1837. She and Mrs. Mexia had been friends in Mexico in 1832. Mrs. Zavala and her children left New Orleans for New York on April 9, 1837, thirteen days before Mrs. Mexia wrote this letter to her. The letter also references Lorenzo de Zavala Jr., the son of Lorenzo de Zavala and stepson of Mrs. Emily de Zavala. Lorenzo, Jr. arrived in New Orleans from Texas on April 10, and sometime after April 22 left New Orleans for New York. Charlotte Mexia was married to Jose Antonio Mexia.
Date: April 22, 1834
Creator: Mexia, Charlotte
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Saftey for the Jurisdiction of Columbia, September 22, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for minutes from the meeting of the Committee of Safety for the Jurisdiction of Columbia. Topics discussed include: position appointments, the formation of volunteer companies, forming a sub-committee to address the citizens of New Orleans, and establishing a vigilante patrol to keep the slave population subjugated.
Date: September 22, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter to A. J. Yates, January 22, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter to A. J. Yates, granting him permission from the Texas Commissioners to receive loan proposals in New York City and Boston.
Date: January 22, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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