Stephen F Austin to Mary Austin Holley, 12-25-1831
Summary: Suggesting publications concerning Texas.
I am glad of the excuse afforded by the inclosed to say farewell
once more. I beg you to take especial care to go no where but to the
I think you can benefit
your adopted Country by your
correspondence with your numerous acquaintance. Credit, you know, is
all important to a young and new house. The erroneous
impression that Texas is settled by bad men must be totally done away
with. I need not remind you that what is said in New Orleans soon
flies through the South. It would be a good plan to have the printed
May you have a safe and pleasant voyage. The
then we shall all be quietly and happily settled.