Natchitoches 18th August 1824
I should have visited your Country ere this only on account of
Mrs. McGuffin going to the warm Springs She will return about
the fifteenth of Sept. Shortly after which I will set out for that
place there is nothing worthy of Communicating to you now the
Mule that your Brother left with me I Delivered to his order about
two weeks ago the Horse is not here at present but I think he will
[be] in a short time when I go on there I will bring him with me.—
Adue untill I see you
Write me if you have any oportunity
P. S. I send your Muscetoe Barr by Mr. House that you left at
Mr. Jas. Dennys also your Spanish Dictionary H. McG.
[Addressed:] Coln. S. F. Austin—Brazos—Per Mr. House.