S. T. Angier to Stephen F. Austin, 06-03-1827
Summary: Application for land.
Sir, I have visited the lands on Chocolate Bayou at The request of Mr J. B. Hall; and Think a league can be obtained, having Timber suitable for lumber; and a water privilige That may be used four months in The year. I feel willing To choose the land for him, if The lines can be run To his liking otherwise it will be of little account; for The timbered land is very narrow.
Lest I may not be able To see you soon, (for I have been waiting
Mr Hall's return) that I may know my own chance for obtaining
land, before you leave us for The interior; I wish To know whether,