Tacitus Clay to Stephen F. Austin, 05-31-1827
Summary: Land. Scarcity of writing materials.
New Years Creek
Col - Austin the tract of land which I wish you to reserve for me it being my Chois is on the south fork of this creek begining at or near where Allcorn desires haveing his upper line run thense extending up for quantity so as to include sd branch of the creek it being not a permanent stream without pen ink or paper it is necessary to be laconick