Stephen F. Austin to James Cummins, 03-02-1824
Summary: Tariff exemption for seven years. Thanks for subscription of corn to pay expenses of Seguin.
Sir The Political Chief of the province of Texas has informed
me by his official letter dated the
He has informed me that the government of this Province have seen with the greatest satisfaction that the inhabitants of this Colony have manifesed so liberal a disposition in aiding so far as their situation permitted to defray the expences of the Deputy in Congress and he has particularly directed me to Return the thanks of the govt to those whose names are signed to the corn subscription and to assure them that neither their names nor their generosity will be forgotten.
He has also directed that you cause copies of the enclosed to be
posted up in order that none may ever have an excuse or a pretext
not to obey the authorities of this Colony and furthermore he has
N. B. The Deputy in Congress informs me by letter dated in
To James Cummins Alcalde of the Colorado