TEXAS: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN ESTATE LAWSUIT. [PERRY, JAMES FRANKLIN. 1790-1853.] Archive of legal documents related to the case of James Franklin Perry, administrator of the Estate of Stephen F. Austin, against Sam Houston and the Republic of Texas (Houston v. Perry & Williams),

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TEXAS: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN ESTATE LAWSUIT.
[PERRY, JAMES FRANKLIN. 1790-1853.]

Archive of legal documents related to the case of James Franklin Perry, administrator of the Estate of Stephen F. Austin, against Sam Houston and the Republic of Texas (Houston v. Perry & Williams),

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TEXAS: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN ESTATE LAWSUIT.
[PERRY, JAMES FRANKLIN. 1790-1853.]
Archive of legal documents related to the case of James Franklin Perry, administrator of the Estate of Stephen F. Austin, against Sam Houston and the Republic of Texas (Houston v. Perry & Williams), contemporary manuscript copies, circa 1845-1849, 64 pp, on blue legal paper, 305 x 203 mm, in multiple hands, bound at the top with ribbon. Folds, stains and browning.
WITH: Other legal documents relating to Texas cases from the 1840's, approximately 180 pp, on blue legal paper, bound with ribbon. Folded, chips to edges, browning.

A contemporary fair copy of the petition that initiated the suit, starting February 19, 1838. The case involved a contract to settle a vast tract in Texas that became known as Robertson's Colony. In the documents included here the estate is seeking $370,000 in compensation from the government of the Republic of Texas, and demands that the President of the Republic, Sam Houston, appear as a witness.
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TEXAS: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN ESTATE LAWSUIT. [PERRY, JAMES FRANKLIN. 1790-1853.] Archive of legal documents related to the case of James Franklin Perry, administrator of the Estate of Stephen F. Austin, against Sam Houston and the Republic of Texas (Houston v. Perry & Williams),
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