George Shannon to Stephen F. Austin, 02-16-1826

Summary: Introducing William Haydon and Jacob Fry.

Lexington Feby. 16. 1826.

Dear Sir,

This will introduce to you Mr. William Hayden, and Doctr Jacob Fry; two intelligent young Gentlemen, of pure and exalted moral character, and each of them, respectably connected in this Country. They visit your Territory with a view to ultimate location, and a permanent residence there, you will find them, in every respect, highly worthy of being incorporated as citizens of your new and flourishing colony; and if pleased with the climate, and soil, and other inducements to imigration, they will draw after them, a long train, of most respectable relatives and friends.

George Shannon

Stephen Austin Esquire