John Austin to Stephen F Austin, 10-28-1829

Summary: Trade in mules and horses with New Orleans.

Dr Sir

Mr McConnell will start in a few days for N. Orleans with a drove of horses and mules I wish to send by him three mules which I have here and the two you have at Buckners if you will give an order to Mess McConnell and Blair they will receive the mules at Coopers place on the peach Creek a few miles above Mr Hopes I intend to deliver the three there, if they will give 35$ each I intend to take it for mine if you will take the same write to me by Mr. Blair and I will take their draft on J. W. Collins, for the amount. I will Come to town in a few days perhaps about the middle of next week, I have got some cloth for two pair of pantaloons for you Eliza is making them I will bring them up when I come

John Austin [Rubric]

Brasoria Octr 28th 1829

Col. S F. Austin