Samuel C. Hirams to Stephen F. Austin, 07-16-1826
Summary: Concerning house building.
in our calculation of the cost of your house, we forgot the shingles, and putting them on. Also my sawyers that I thought of getting had taken a job for Vince, and it will be two or three weeks before they are done, after which time I will send them on to you.
I wish you to instruct me what to do about the approaching election in case Harris does not return. I have put up the advertisements according to your instructions. Let me here from you by Dr. Kenny. My respects to Majr. Burnett and Mr- Williams, and believe me to be yours &.