Jesse Thompson to J. E. B. Austin, 09-17-1827
Summary: Asking the loan of 12 Spanish mares.
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
San felipe de Austin
Thos. F. McKinney [Rubric]