T. Farelly to Stephen F. Austin, 07-22-1826
Summary: Asking assistance in collecting debt from one Peter Tyler. Enclosures.
Dear sir Presuming on the acquaintance I had with you while
a citizen of our Territory—I have taken the liberty of enclosing
NB Will you have the goodness to drop me a line on this subject, direct " Post of Arkansas "
The inteligence that you have rendered our mutual friend Terrence Farrelly assistance on the subject of the enclosed business will be received with great satisfaction by us—we know the claim to be a just one, and believe that Tyler has not acted as a good citizen of your colony should act with regard to it,— Our respective families are all in health— we have seen a gentelman by the name of Gross direct from your settlement a few days since who gives us a most flattering account of your porsperity and popularity— May both increase while life lasts is the prayer of your devoted friends
Amongst the Records and proceedings of this Circuit Court of Independence County appears the following
In debt Vacation
This day personally appeared before me Thomas Curran Clerk
of the Circuit Court (of the first Judicial District) in and for
the county of Independence and Territory of Arkansas the above
named Peter Tyler and says he cannot deny the demand of the
(Signed) Thomas Curron Clk.
Upon Execution returnable the May term Eighteen hundred
and twenty three and which appears to have been the last
Execution that any money was made issued upon the foregoing judgment
there is a credit endorsed thereon for
thirteen hundred cmd seventy
one dollars seventy one cents.
I John Redmon Clerk of the Circuit Court for the said county within the territory aforesaid do hereby certify that the forego [i]ng is a true copy (found upon record) of a Judgment confessed by Peter Tyler (in vacation) in favor of Terrence Farrelly, and further the aforesaid amount of thirteen hundred and seventy one dollars seventy one cents is the amount credited on the execution returnable as before stated.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed
the seal of the Circuit Court of said County at Batesville this
(Signed) John Redmon Clk
Cost___,—._________-________________________-__________________ 6. 70
Credit on Execution returnable to
Interest on credit to