Hugh McGuffin to Stephen F. Austin, 08-18-1824

Summary: Hugh McGuffln to Austin, August 18, 1824.

Natchitoches 18th August 1824

Dear Sir

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

H. McGuffin.

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. AustinBrazos—Per Mr. House.