Ireston C. Devan to Stephen F. Austin, 02-24-1826

Summary: Wants clerical employment.

Mississippi State

Monroe County

Mr Stephen F. Austin

I had the pleasure to receive a letter of you or your agent dated at herculanium respecting the situation of the Lands you had procured of the Mexican Government which afforded me infinite satisfaction tho I am not acquainted with your person I am with your Character I want you to procure me a Birth in some office as a Clerk and I will be in that Country immediately after I secure an answer from you you will confer a lasting favour on your friend, by complying with this request you will please Direct to me at the place above named Feby. 24th 1826

Ireton C. Devan

To Stephen F Austin