Stephen F Austin to Samuel M. Williams, 08-14-1833
Summary: Hopeful that reforms will be granted Texas. Mail system. Premonitory symptoms of cholera.
[From Williams Papers, Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Tex.]
I know not whether I am writing to a living or a dead man, for I have never heard whether you have returned, or are on earth, or under it. I hope the former.
I think that a little patience will put all Texas matters on a solid
basis. I believe the 11 article of the law of
By this mail the newspapers go on to all the Ayuntamtos free of
cost. I have applied for a mail from Nacogdoches to Sabinas and
from Matamoros to Goliad and from San Felipe to Brazoria and
The cholera is very bad here, and so far as the
simptons extend, I am now in a fair way to get rid of Texas and all of
her troubles. Farewell