Stephen F. Austin to Colony, 08-28-1826

Summary: Calling an election.

In complyance with the law of the Legislature of this State passed the 29 of July last providing for elections and in obedience to the order of the chief of the Department of Texas for the election from this Colony of the number of primary electors which the population of this jurisdiction entitles it to in conformity with said law Notice is hereby given that an election will be held in the Town of San Felipe de Austin on Saturday the 2d day of September next by all the Inhabitants of this colony for four electors to proceed to San Antonio de Bexar so as to arrive there by the 6 of Sept. to give their votes in the electoral college of the Department of Texas for the purpose of electing electors to the college of electors of the state which is to convene in Saltillo the first Sunday in October next for the purpose of electing a member of the national congress from this state

San Felipe de Austin Aug. 28. 1826

[Stephen F. Austin.]

Note—The law and order for this election was not recd by me until this day owing to the failure of one mail between Saltillo and San Antonio