Kinchen Holliman to Stephen F. Austin, 02-21-1825

Summary: Hard times delay his moving to Texas.

Woodville state of Mississippi Wilkerson County Feby 21, 1825

Dear Sir,

In consequence of the failure of our corn and the want of money it has put it out of my power to go to your country as soon as I promised you, and cannot possibly go now until the Month of November next—I am sorry to tell you that it is out of my power to send you any money at this time, but will endeavor to do so by the time my Brother Michael and Mr. H. Connell goes over which will be in June next, they are determined to go and have set the first of June to start, The bearer Mr. Lawrence Ramey my friend will give you all the necessary information respecting my intentions etc.

Be so good as to continue to hold the land you promised me for Brother Michael and Mr. Hugh Connell until they arrive Mr. Ramey will leave here in two or three days for the purpose of procuring his and for other purposes and will go with Mr. Huff by the way of New Orleans

K Holliman

Stephen F Oustin Esq.