Columbia, 8th May 1835
Mr Gaile Borden
This will be handed to you by Mr. David S Richardson a respectable and
industrious man of family [for whom Austin wants land.] . . .
I go below to day with my horses for Mrs. Holley and on return shall
visit St Filipe as soon as practicable I have arranged for a loan of
3000$ which will enable me to close my acct of fees with the office by
paying any balance which may appear on settlement with Col A or
H. Austin [Rubric]
Henry Austin to Gail Borden, Jr.