Stephen F Austin to Samuel M Williams, 04-04-1830
Summary: Agreement to give certain lands to Williams.
In consideration of the friendship, I have for S. M Williams, and
also as a compensation for the general services he has rendered the
inhabitants of this Colony for many years while secretary and for
which he has not received a full compensation in proportion to his
merits. I have agreed to give to said S. M. Williams the half of
the premium land which may be coming to me as Empresario in
the Colony of one hundred families which I Contracted with Govt,
Stephen F Austin [Rubric]
A true Copy. "verbatim et literatim et punctuatim"