Thirty documents represents original papers signed by a number of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300"[among the earliest Anglo settlers]. They were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.
Letter from " your friend, HANCHETT" to Col YOAKUM dated December 30, 1847 from Austin, and dealing with several legal and political matters of note before ending humorously. 2pp. x 15 3/4 x 10.