James W Breedlove to Stephen F Austin, 11-30-1829
Summary: Thanking Austin for information about Texas. Rumors that United States is negotiating for Texas.
Dear Sir Your esteemed favor of the
for your friendly feelings in recommending the Planters of your -Country to me as an agent to Transact their business accept my best wishes, and you may rely on my best exertions for the protection of their Interest whenever intrusted to my care;
Should it ever fall in my way to render Service to the Settlement of Austin, rest assured it Shall be done
P. S. A friend of mine Genl Smith of Missouri is now here, and has a great wish to make a contract with your State for the Settlement of two or three hundred families, and wishes me to Join him, he is a Gentleman of great Integrity and inteligence, and is in possession of Considerable means, he would visit Texas, but his business Calls him to Mo. he requests me to ask if the land originally granted to Edwards is vacant and also what Kind of a Grant Could be obtained in other Sections of your State, and when your Legislature meets, and what are the requisites to be Done to make a Contract, your answer to those enquiries will oblige