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Austin, Stephen F. (1793-1836) Translation of the laws... on colonization [with two other pamphlets]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02753 Author/Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (1793-1836) Place Written: San Felipe de Austin, Texas Type: Pamphlet Date: 1829 Pagination: 3 pamphlets 21 x 14 cm

Three pamphlets bound separately in one box. (Formerly bound together.) With clippings pasted into the Austin, and annotations

Stephen F. Austin. Translation of the Laws, orders, and contracts on colonization... in Texas.... San Felipe de Austin, Texas: Printed by Godwin B. Cotten, November 1829. 71 p. (Translated with S. M. Williams, p.26.) [With 3 newsclippings pasted into front.]

Address to the reader of the documents relating to the Galveston Bay & Texas Land Company.... New-York: Printed by G. F. Hopkins & Son, January 1, 1831. 38, 69 p. (Annotated.)

Documents relating to grants of lands made to Don Estevan Julian Willson [sic], and Don Richard Exter [sic], in Texas. New-York: Ludwig & Tolefree, 1831. 31 p. (With page of manuscript notes on verso p. 31 re: a land speculator and translation of a Texas proclamation 4/30/1834.)

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