Archibald Austin to Stephen F Austin, 11-11-1830
Summary: Tornel warns Americans against emigration to Texas.
My Dear friend and Cousin
A private oppy offering to New Orleans I forward a letter for Laurence Remmey which by accident, I omitted sending by the Nelson, which vessel I hope has arrived safe with you by this time, as the winds have been very favorable for her, since her departure— I also send you Mr Tornel s caution to Americans not to go to Texas, which may deter some from going, until the Mexican Government revoke the Law, to which he alludes, those who do go, I presume will not meet with any difficulty on their arrival there—
You can tell Henry that his wife is now here on a visit to her
Aunt Thompsons, in very good health, and left her children in good
health, she is desirous of going to Texas, to join him, provided he
Arch Austin [Rubric]
There is a vessel advertised for your Colony and—will probably
sail in about a Fortnight—The Robert Senior Schooner— Mr.
Perry sent the cloth for your coat to this city, which is now making
up, I hope it will be finished in time to go by Mr. Treat who leaves
this his Brother tells me about the last of this
Henrys wife told me this