Stephen F Austin to James F Perry, 10-02-1833
Summary: Distress over losses from cholera in Texas. Despondent over disorders and revolutions in Mexico.
I am so much afflicted by accounts of the deaths by cholera in Texas
that I can scarcely write anything. I have heard of John Austin,
his wife and child and of my [dear?] sister's daughter Mary. . . .
Cap. Martin. Good God what a blow. And whether it has taken
I left with Williams a great number of deeds signed by me so that he might furnish all the titles of the . . . colony. Take possession of them and of all my papers. Should these blanks fall into bad hands they will make any use of them they please.
I will try and get home as soon as I can. There has been no
meeting of Congress since early in