Texas, Texans and the Alamo

Stephen F. Austin. Translation of the Laws,
Orders, and Contracts, on Colonization ...
San Filipe [sic] de Austin: Printed by
Godwin B. Cotten, 1829.

(title page) From the Texas Collection Library,
The Center for American History.
  Stephen F. Austin Translation

The first book printed in Texas, this is Stephen F. Austin's account of the establishment of the first Anglo-American settlement of Texas and an English translation of the laws and documents relating to the founding of the colony.

Stephen F. Austin Portrait   Portrait of Stephen F. Austin by William Howard, ca. 1833.
From the Austin Papers, The Center for American History.

This Watercolor portrait, painted on ivory, was probably done in 1833 when Austin was in Mexico City. It depicts Austin with his dog Cano, possibly near the mouth of the Brazos River.

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