Elias Bates to Stephen F. Austin and Company, 08-02-1817

Summary: Lead.

Herculaneum 2 Augs. 1817

Staples delivd 59 Bars of Lead—

30 Bars marked on the Top ________________ 1234 lb 29 do do Side________________ 1193 1b ________ 2427 lb

Some of the Bars have considerable dross one allmost Broke in throwing it out of the waggon—all well your

E Bates [Rubric]

Mr S F Austin & Co