Moses Austin to Lieutenant Governor DeLassus, 11-12-1800

Summary: Petition for order on Soulard for delivery of certificate of survey.

A Don Carlos De Lassuse Leut. Colol. et Leut Gouverner of St Louis and its Dependances.


The Undersigned has the Honor to represent to You that he has made a demand of Mr. Anto Soulard for his certificate of Survey. Made at the Mine A Burton in May last but has been informed by the said—Ant° Soulard that the Certificate of Survey cannot be deliver'd Untill Your Honour gives an Order to the said Soulard to that amount. Your petitioner beeing Desireous to send his Certificate of Survey to New Orleans that he may Demand a Title in forme for his Concession, prays that an order may be given to the said— Ant°. Soulard Ordering him to Deliver to Your petitioner his Certificate of Survey with out delay and Your petitioner as in Duty Bound will Ever pray.

M. Austin. [Rubric]

Mine A Burton Nov 12 1800