Stephen F Austin to James F. Perry, 07-13-1835
Summary: Leaving next week by Vera Cruz or Tampico. Tranquillity in Mexico.
I expect to leave here for home this week by way of Vera Cruz or Tampico unless I meet with company going by land in which event I would go that way, as the fever is generally bad on the coast and in New Orleans so late in the summer.
Everything is tranquil in this part of the country— Congress is to meet
in extra session on the
There are many reports and falsehoods circulated here about Texas. I believe that the most of them originate with persons who wish the Govt to send the most of the army there, so as to leave an open field for revolution here, in the absence of the army
This has been a very hard trip upon me, but I anticipate a quiet life
with you when I get home
[To James F. Perry]