J. Thomas to Stephen F. Austin, 04-15-1824
Summary: Introducing Thomas Westall.
The bearer Mr. Thomas Westall, an old neighbour of mine in Tennessee, having come this far on business has concluded to go into your section of the c'try, with the view if he is pleased with the country of removing to it.—
I have long been personally acquainted with Mr. Westall, and know him to be an honest—industrious and useful citizen. Any kindness that you may be able to show him, will be greatfully received, and thankfully acknowledged.