Dr New Madrid Claim Speculation
January 30 To George Tennille for the one half of claims N° 6 416 415 of
640 acres each and N° 431. of 200 arpents at 10 Dolls pr
acre and arpent for which I gave my notes payable in 1- 2-
3- 4- and 5 years after date.
J. H. Ficklin witness______________________________________ 7400
Assumed to be paid by James Bryan
February 25 To W. M. Ohara for the one half of claims N° 264- N° 33 of
160 acres each and N° 133 of 200 arpents at 5$ pr acre and
arpent for which a mortgage of this date is given on said
half of said claims payable 6 and 12 months in 2 notes______ 1300
W. M. Ohara Dr to Madrid Specan for the 1/8 of claim N° 431___ 300
Sold to Jas Bryan
Robert Andrews Dr to Madrid Spen for a share of claim N°
33 for which he gave his note payable in 12 months to W. M.
Ohara and S. F. Austin for 200 $ half of which sum with
interest is mine that is to say_____________________________ 100
Madrid Specun Dr to Expense a/c for my expences at St.
Louis attending to the locations from the 23d February
1819 to the 27th same month_________________________________ 10. 00
I have this day February 26 given a power of Attorney to W. M.
Ohara to purehaee any amount of Madrid claims and locate them for
our joint a/c and I have received a power from him to lay out Towns
and sell lots on the claims we hold jointly
I have also a verbal agreement with George Tennille to furnish me
with all the claims he can get, which I am to locate for our joint
benefit for the half of which I am to pay him 10 Dolls pr acre in 5
This day March 22d 1819 I settled with T. Ballard and agreed to
pay J. Bryan seventy five Dollars and P. Thurman one hundred
Dollars for him and close all demands on both sides also to pay 85 to S. P.
and C° [Samuel Perry & Co.]
[Stephen F. Austin.]