Elias Bates to Moses Austin, 12-12-1814

Summary: Lead and other business.

Herculaneum, Decr. 12th 1814

Dear Sir

Your Draft in favour of J. T. Wilkinson for 3000 lb of lead I have paid—and have Aliso paid him a Due Bill in favour of Burges for 240 lb of lead—which Mr Wilkinson told me that you promised to give him; but if it does not meet you[r] approbation he is to Endorse it on a Receipt which I give him—he is to Settle with you the hawling of the Same—

I Enclose you a Letter—which I received from Mr Kerr you will bee so good as to give him an answer

I send you the Accot of the lead sent in since I have been Sick

By Mr Haynes two loads—of 50 and 35 Bars Each________________________ 3630 By Mr Landers One d°—of 50 __________________________________________ 2107 By Burr Brown One d°—of 53___________________________________________ 2213 _____ 7950

Elias Bates [Rubric]

I have paid Mr Mitchel the 566 lb Lead—

E. B

[Addressed] Mr Moses Austin Mine Burton