Stephen F Austin to Samuel M Williams, 05-09-1833
Summary: Inhabitants agree substantially with sentiments of convention, but will not support the petition. Gin for Seguin.
[From Williams Papers, Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Tex.]
The legislature adjourned on the
I owe something to Don Erasmo [Seguin]—he refused to receive pay for the time my brother staid here, and I have always staid here in my visits to Bexar and he never would receive pay—he has planted cotton and wants a gin. I wish you to make arrangements to get one for him on my account—not of the largest size, a strong gin of the common kind would suit him better than any other for it would be easier kept in order. I wish you to write to him on the subject.
The people here agree in
substance with the rest of Texas but
differ as to the manner, and will express no opinion for, nor against.
S. F. Austin [Rubric]