Moses Austin to Andrew Henry, 07-04-1806

Summary: Asking protection against an attack by Col. Smith.

And Henry Esqr

I have this moment been Called on by Colo Smyth to give up a three pounder in my possession and as I have been told that my House is to be forced to take it from me I pray you to make use of your Authority as a piece officer and I demand that protection the Laws of my Country give me—

[M. Austin.]

[Endorsed:] Memorandum Copy letter to A. Henry July 4, 06