Joseph Servison to Stephen F. Austin, 11-20-1824

Summary: Plans for improvements, mills, steamboats, etc.

Woodville November 20th 1824

Dr Sir

I take the Liberty of writing to you and am happy to Let you know that Mr Huff has Returned Again and is harty and well I am sorry to tel you that it is not in my power to see you before Next Jim then I shall spend two or three Months with you and see to our Bisness as I am well pleased with the Contract that Mr Huff has made with you and confirm it By this Letter as you was told that I was so Ingaged in this Country that I Could not Be with you Before Next fall I think it proper to tel you that Mr Huff will Be there at the time he promised you to Be there to go on with the Mills and with every Artical he promised to Bring to you Mr Huff is now making the mill Irons Hear as he Has to atend to they workman there and will not have time to do them there the window Sash I will have redy to send by Mr Huff we have Likewiss a sixty saw gin onder-way of the first and Best kind that Can Be had so that he will take that with him your kind treatment to Mr Huff is greatfully acknowledge[d] and now [no] part of the Contract But what shall Be Dun we now think that Mr Huff will be at San philips De Austin in A Steam Boat Col Child is a Bout to purchis for that River Should that not Be in time Soon A nough for the Cotton Seed we will Charter A Schooner to go with tel Mr Mc.Cormick the things he sent for will Com with Mr Huff

Mr Huff Sends his respet to your self Mrs. Verner

Joseph Servison

N. B. You will be kin A nough to anser this

[Addressed:] The Honble Stephen F. Austin, Province of Texas San Felipe de Austin,