James Allcorn to Stephen F. Austin, 01-08-1822

Summary: Inquiries concerning Texas. Family of 11.

Saint Charles [Missouri] 8th January 1822

Dear Sir being some what flattered with your letter Dated 29th august 1821 which letter I Relye much on as to Its Contents; I would Just Remark if the Country proves Healthy, I am destined for that section next fall season You will be so good as to give me in detail, whether or Not you would Recommend my Removal to that Country, My Family are eleven in number, I am as well seated in This Country as any farmer of my property, you will Be particular in your Communication in every Respect More particularly if there should by any opening for The appointment of an official office that I Could obtain

Yours Very Respectfully etc

James Allcorn

Mr Stephen F Austin