Jesse Thompson to J. E. B. Austin, 09-17-1827

Summary: Asking the loan of 12 Spanish mares.

San Bernado Sept 17 1827

Dear Sir

on settlement I have fallen in debt to Thos. F. McKinney twelve Spanish mares for which he has called on me he is leaving the country and I am not prepared at present to meet the demand in consequence of which I have taken the liberty of soliciting of you the favour of discharging the demand for me by letting him have the number above mentioned of mares for which you shall be amply satisfied in a short time either by having the mares replaced or paid for in any good property your compliance will releave a friend of a considerable burden which otherwise he can not be relieved from at this particularly important time and place me under lasting obligations

Jesse Thompson X his mark

[Addressed:] Mr. James B. Austin San Philipe

Received from Jas. E. B. Austin Twelve Spanish Mares furnished by Austin on account of Jesse Thompson of Austins Colony-

San felipe de Austin 19 Septr. 1827

Thos. F. McKinney [Rubric]