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Austin, Stephen F. (1793-1836) Pass For George P. Digges to deliver Santa Anna's terms of surrender

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03037 Author/Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (1793-1836) Place Written: Columbia, [Texas] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1836/07/04 Pagination: 2 p. 13.2 x 20.1 cm

Summary of Content: Orders to take "very important documents to the east." With endorsement on verso of George P. Digges for $14.75 in expenses.

Background Information:

People: Digges, George P
Austin, Stephen Fuller, 1793-1836

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TexasAmerican WestMilitary HistoryWestward ExpansionLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicySurrender

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