The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929

Southwestern Historical Quarterly

DIARY OF ADOLPHUS STERNE
EDITED BY IIARRIET SMITHER, ARCHIVIST, TEXAS STATE LIBRARY
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Sunday the 3d October Cold night & morning wrote to S. A.
Roberts, G. W. Sinks, and Daniel Lacy, all in answer to Letters
received from them Paid off some notes I gave a few years ago to a
Mr Rody- was introduced to Mrs Ferriss, find that my Friend
Ferriss has a good taste, if her face is the mirror in which is
reflected the Heart- she will no doubt make him a good wife-
they spend the Evening at my house this is the birth day of our
youngest Daughter Laura Eugenia was a little unwell is better
now-
Monday the 4th October weather same as yesterday a fire in the
Chimney very agreable- send off mail to the East, wrote to can-
field- also to Rueg, and vicente Micheli- by Ygnacio Santos,
to Micheli I wrote respecting Patricio de Torres's Estate; to Rueg
about his Taxes on his Lands. C. M. Gould arrived from San
Augustin Court adjourned in that County- quien Sabe que hay-
payd to Mr Hutton five dollars for which he is to let me have Beef
next District court- also agreed to pay the Taxes of Maria del
Carmel Mora for 31.60 for Ben Miller $10.20 J. H. Holland $10.
Joe Polvador $2.00 to be taken out of mi fees as Justice who
issued the Executions against the persons defau []ters for their
Taxes-
Tuesday the 5th very fine weather, Sale day to Day much land
was sold for Taxes to day, charles Chevallier was the principal
purchaser, a meeting was held in the Tavern, for the purpose of
paying due respect to the President Elect General Sam Houston
but it was an intire failure. B. Blake Esqr returned
Wednesday October the 6th weather same as yesterday paid D.
Rusk One Hundred & Twenty dollars I owed him. Taylor is about
Starting for Austin, send by him for a copy of my Headright,
Judge Terrill of San Augustin arrived to day stayed at my House
Thursday the 7th muster day for the Officers composing the
2d Regiment T. M.- dito to morrow- and a big muster on Satur-
day- I am out of that Scrape but should it be necessary to fight

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