Stephen F. Austin to James Bryan, xx-xx-1816

Summary: Stephen F. Austin to James Bryan [1816?].


Dr Brother

I have paid the $100 to Col Hammond and my Father wrote me that Pettit wanted Some shot I have 1000 on hand made out of Lead sent in by my Father which I will let him have on your account as soon as I go out, John W Honey when he returned from St Louis brought down my note from Mjr Wilson which I took up and expect to pay you for it in the manner above stated, that is 100$ to Col Hammond and the Balance to Pettit in Shot I expect Wilson will take your Whiskey, had Elias sent it up Col Hammond could have sold it all for 75 cts.

The Col only returned this day from St Louis and therefore do not yet know what arrangements are made as to the Orleans trip I am going out there to-night and will write you Soon what is to be done in very great haste

S F Austin

Love to Emily

[Addressed:] Mr James Bryan Hazle Run