Green DeWitt to Stephen F. Austin, 12-06-1824

Summary: Asking Austin's advice in applying for colonization contract.

San Felipe de Austin Decr 6th 1824

Dear Sir

Since I saw you at San Jacinto I have concluded to proceed on to the seat of Government; and called to see you, but not find[ing] you at home I have taken the liberty of troubling you with this note, and beg the favor of you to write me and direct your letter to the care of Mr. Hickman at Monterey where I shall wait the arrival, please inform me the shape in which my papers are forwarded and to what Department; also your passport; and any thing more that you can consistantly do to insure a permission of the settlement petitioned for which I wish to locate some where in this Province; your compliance will ever be remembered by your friend and Humble Servant

G. Dewitt [Rubric]

Col Stephen F Austin