John Austin to Stephen F Austin, 10-24-1830

Summary: Personal business.

[about Ocober 24, 1830.]

I have notified Eliza of your request and will attend to it, I do not Comprehend the whole affair if I have taken a liberty with the place to rent it etc. I thot. it yours and done what I believed to be of your interest, I never have received one cent of the rent Eliza has received it all, I have paid for some repairs making a chimney, etc, If she has complained of me I wish to know it, I never had any other feeling for her than I ought to have had for a sister My conduct towards her will prove it in me she found a friend and protector if she complains of a liberty that I have taken with any thing she conceived her property I am astonished for She has taken as many liberties with my things as my wife and has always been welcome— When I see you more can be said on the Subject—

J[ohn] A[ustin]