Bogart to Moses Austin, 03-25-1814

Summary: Offer to handle Austin's business.

Louisville, Kenty 25th March 1814

Moses Austin Esqr.


Enclosed we hand you a letter of introduction from Henry Austin Esqr. of N York— It was our intention to have gone on to your place imediately, but being at present inconvenient and having nothing of moment to call us there, have defered it— You will confer a favor on us by making us acquainted with the trade and products of your part of the country, as also the state of your Market—

We embrace this opportunity of tendering you our best Services for the transaction of any business you may be pleased to confide to our care—


P. S. A boat load of Sugar and Cotton has this day been offered at 16 cts pr. lb— Coffee 30 cts—


New York, February 16th 1814

Moses Austin Esqr.

Mine a Burton.

Dear Sir,

I recommend to your attention and civility, Mr. Bogart, one of the house of Corns. and Wilks. Bogart, recently established at Louisvile, should you have any business requiring agency at that place I have no doubt these gentlemen will give you satisfaction— They are both from this City,—have very reputable connexions, and are highly spoken of.—

Henry Austin