Memucan Hunt to Mirabeau B. Lamar, October 17, 1836
Texas,) we had best accept it, in my very humble judgment
than stand the hazard of making a successful Government
for ourselves, and risking in a more eminent degree, our dom-
estic relations, than would be the case were we to become
connected with these States. I hope, my dear sir, I have not
intruded in forwarding to you this hasty sketch of some of
my views on the subject of our interesting and important po-
sition. I may write you again if leisure will permit me
to do so in a short time.
Mr. Saml Williams is here disposing of the land]
scrip which he has been authorized to do, and is appro-
priating the receipts to the purchase of articles for the benefit
of Texas which will be forwarded soon. He has offered
any facilities in his power to assist in dispatching emigrants.
I have the honor to be
yr friend & obt svt
of the Texian Army
I am in so much haste that
I have not time to look over and correct
any errors which my secretary in
copying, or I in the original may
Memucan Hunt to Mirabeau B. Lamar, October 17, 1836.. Mirabeau B. Lamar Papers #462, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.