Robert Kuykendall to Stephen F. Austin, 12-27-1823
Summary: Commerce. Austin as colonial clearing house.
Dr Sir I would take it as a favor if you would purchase of Mr. Carter or Fowler 25Ib of his manufactured tobacco and 25lb of hand [tobacco?] You will please write me a note and leave it here informing me whether I can get it or not
As I have not the means of paying for it they will probably take your paper for the tobacco and I will accompt with you for the same I am in great need of it — and am in hopes you will do me the favor to procure it for me
R. Kuykendall [Rubric]