Isaac C. Oglem to Stephen F. Austin, 03-09-1825

Summary: Proposal to build gins, saw mills, etc.

Red River Rapide Louisiana March 9th 1825

Col Stephen F Austin

Dear Sir Having been an early visitor of your part of the country and always entertained of it a favourable opinion I have it in contemplation to move to that part of the Country on Condition that I can purchase land of you My Friend William G Grant [is] the bearer of this I have obligated myself to him to let him have two or three hands to build Gins Saw mills or any other building that he thinks proper to build Also I have agreed to furnish all irons Gin stand etc any obligation or contrat he makes or binds himself to you I will be willing to comply with

Isaac D. Oglem (?)

N B not having the pleasure of being Personal accounted [acquainted] with you I will refer you to Capt R Jones or James Jones. Randolph and Isaac Foster