James W Breedlove to Stephen F Austin, 11-12-1830

Summary: Regrets developments concerning George Fisher. Emigration to Texas greater than last year. Mexican politics.

Mexican Consulate

New Orleans Novr. 12 1830

Col Stephen F Austin

Dear Sir Your favor of the 13th Oct by Mr Ker reached me this morning, and contents observed. I regret much to learn that George Fisher had turned out so badly. I had formed a favorable opinion of him. I am very glad that you have placed his character in its proper light before me as he may perhaps wend his way hither, having a family in Mississippi

I am of opinion that the Emigration to Texas this Winter will be much greater than any previous season. If I may be allowed to Judge from the many letters addressed to me from all parts of the United States, asking information respecting the Country— By this conveyance I send you many letters etc received for the last two Mos

I am much gratified to learn that things are going on well in Mexico, and that the present administration have better feelings towards North Americans, Should Genl Bustamante progress well with the affairs of the Genl Government until the next presidential Election? he will doubtless obtain the voice of the people for President

General Pedraza the President Elect before Guerrero, is now here in Exile, he seems to be a man of good sense, modest and unassuming living a very retired life, on his return from Europe to Vera Cruz he met an order from the Supreme Government ordering him from the Coast of Mexico, he came here about a month since

Jas W Breedlove [Rubric]

[Addressed:] Col. Stephen F Austin San Felipe de Austin Texas Schr Reaper