James Newell to Moses Austin, 11-20-1795

Summary: Virginia land business.

Recd from Moses Austin four Hundred Dollars in full for a location of land in the Counties of Wythe and Russell of One Hundred Thousand Acres which said land I promis to have Surveyed and returned as soon as Possible the said Austin furnishing money to pay all the expences attending the same such as surveyors fees and other Charges I also promis to survey Twenty five thousand Acres on Clynch as also an entry of said Austins on New River, made by me which has been prevented for the want of money to pay the necessary fees making in all 145000 Ac

100000 for Austin Lauman and Blanchard but in the name of Moses Austin

25 Thousand Acres for M Austin on Clynch

20 do do for do on New River


Test Joseph Burr James Newell [Rubric]

Austin Ville Novr 20th 1795