Stephen F Austin to Rafael Gonzales, 06-04-1825

Summary: Accepting conditions of contract to settle 300 additional families.

Having received and duly considered the articles of contract, and terms stipulated in the foregoing official communication of his Excellency, citizen Rafael Gonzalez, Governor of the State of Coahuila and Texas, relative to the colonization of three hundred foreign families, on the vacant lands remaining within the boundaries of the Colony which I have already established in Texas—I hereby accept and confirm them, binding myself to fulfil them in all their parts, under the penalty of forfeiting all the rights and priviliges indicated in the third section of these articles of agreement.

In testimony whereof, I hereunto sign my name, with my own hand, in the town of San Felipe de Austin, 4th June, 1825.

Stephen F. Austin.

To His Excellency, the Governor of the State of Coahuila and Texas.