Mrs. J. H. Hawkins [George Ann Hawkins] to Stephen F. Austin, 08-04-1827
Summary: Concerning division of the premium lands in the colony and sale in England.
Dear Sir I thank you for your letter of the
I have no objection to a division, and will send out an agent if I can, but my present impression is that I shall not be able to engage a suitable one for some time, Mr. Sanders has a large family and newly settled in the woods, their interests, requires his presence at home, it will not be convenient for him to leave home so long—
I am like yourself destitute of means to appropriate anything at
present towards your settlements, and must wait untill something
more propetious presents itself—What do you think of the
propriety of sending an agent to England to make sales there of the
lands? great number of emigrants are now leaving that country,
artizans manufactures and farmers, may be something could be
Would there be any office in the civil administration of your provincial govt, that would suit Coln. Nicholas and him the office ?