S. C. Hirams to Stephen F. Austin, 07-15-1826
Summary: Concerning building a house for Austin.
Dear Sir :
This will inform you that the sawyers that I calculated to send you, before I returned had engaged another job of sawing, that mite keep them two weeks longer, after which time I will send them on.
In our calculation of the expence of building, we forgot to calculate the price of shingles, and putting them on. Let me here from you the first oppertunity