Baron de Bastrop to Moses Austin, 03-02-1821

Summary: Introducing J. M. Berrimendi.

St. Antonio 2nd March 1821

Mr Moses Austin

Dr Sir the bearer of this Mr Merrimendez will advise with you and will do every thing that lies in his power to serve you and I am in hopes you will do the same with him he is a Gentleman of Verasity and my God father anything that he tells you I pledge my self for the performance of it I am dr Sir

El Baron de Bastrop [Rubric]

[Addressed:] Mr Moses Austin Esqr. Nachitoches pr Mr Beramendi

[Endorsed by Stephen F. Austin:] Bastrop's letter of introduction of Berrimendi to Moses Austin, when he, Berrimendi went to meet Austin at Natchitoches in 1821.