John Sibley to Stephen F. Austin, 12-26-1821

Summary: Introducing James Burnet. Numbers moving to join you.

Nackitosh Decr 26th 1821.

Dear Sir

The Bearer Mr. James Burnet of Pearl River has Just called upon me on his way to St. Antonio; he has a letter from the Governor Poindexter [Mississippi.] to all the facts there stated I can subscribe having been acquainted with him, his Father and family for near Twenty years - I have no news to write you, the Papers since you left us are barren I have sent such as I had to the Baron Bastrop, I shall be in N. Orleans in a few days, and if I can hear of anything Interesting I shall not fail to communicate it.

Mr Burnet will tell you of the numbers moving to Join you he is waiting

John Sibley [Rubric]

[Addressed:] Stephen F. Austin Esquire Colerado Mr. Burnet