J. C. Payton to Stephen F. Austin, 11-06-1826

Summary: Application for land.

San Felipe November 6th 1826

Col S. F. Austin

after a silence of several months, I deliberately Take up my pen to Enquire of you your Feelings respecting my Geting Land in your Colony I hope you may not Entertain The Feeling you seam to Express when we Last Talked togeather I feel willing to believe you do not as theare was some Wormth of Feeling Excited

I hope you will reconsider the Subject and give a more satisfactory reply whitch I shall ask of you on the reception of those few lines Or so soon as is Convenient

J. C. Payton