W. J. Powell to Stephen F. Austin, 06-24-1827

Summary: Introducing William Calahan.

To Colonel Austin.

Respected Sir, Tho I am only acquainted with you by reputation I take the liberty of addressing you a few lines desiring you to be so good as to write me concerning the situation of the colony you are forming on the Brazos I passed thro' that country about thre years ago with Gen. Bernardo's family and think it a fine country of land. I wish you to inform me of the conditions imposed upon the settlers Write to Pablo Willis J. Powell Naturalista in Mexico.

Willis J. Powell [Rubric]

Mexico the 24th. of June 1827.

[Addressed:] Al Señor Coronel Austin en el Rio de los Brazos en la Provincia de Texas—. pr. el camino del Saltillo en Coahuila