Moses Austin to James Bryan, 01-31-1816
Summary: General business.
Mine a Burton
You will suppose that I have Neglected the return of your horse,
but the extreem Cold Weather has prevented. I wished to send to
and I have paid Captain Morgan 139 Dollars and to Stephen 150
Dollars to send to Kty which has so distressed me that I Shall I am
fearfull suffur much unless I make up the money Immediately and
to make things worse the furnace is so damaged she must be mended
before I can make any more Lead and the General Courts meet at
this place in four Weeks. I shall be really distressed my pork has
taken up about 350 Dollars all these things has press.d me greatly If
you can send a load to Mr Bates it will help greatly
I hope you mky be in a situation to Visit us this Week If the Weather will admitt.
Moses Austin [Rubric]