James Kerr to Stephen F. Austin, 08-08-1826
Summary: Friction with Martin De Leon.
Delion's Guadaloupe River
I have just arrive[d] here on the way to San Antonio, and hope to see your Bro. there. I came by the mouth of the La vacca, where I saw Col°- Dewitt, and a number of people, say 40. men, women, and children—all in good health. They wish to get up the river to the red Bluffs.
It can be satisfactorily proven that Delion or his sons, broke
up and tore to pieces the little vessel of Dickerson that was Left
in the Grssite [Garcitas] Creek last
I am not very well—have some fever and head Ache—I hope you have before this recovered your health, and able to attend to business.
I shall make all possible haste in my power, but the hotness of the weather; a poor horse, and bad health makes it quite uncertain when I shall be at San Felipe—