The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933

Southwestern Historical Q'uarterly

Tuesday the l1st very fine weather, left at 61 A. M. met Mrs
Douglass- Mr & Mrs Fowler, arrived at Joseph Clark's Public
House at 5 P. M. having traveled 38 miles this day-
Wednesday the 22d fine weather- left at 7. A. M. went a new
Road, came into the Town of Natchitochez from below- by Blud-
worths's Mills- two miles shorter than the old Road- Arrived
at Natchitochez at 11 oclock A. M. found Madame P. Bossier in
bad health but not so bad as we had anticipated. the meeting be-
tween herself and Mrs Sterne was realy very affecting, and could
not have been more so had they been real Mother and Daughter,
Madame Felix Estrada, who is the old Ladies's Mayor Domo (and
a very fine Lady) was well, and glad to see us; went to Town and
saw many of my Friends and old aquaintances who were glad to
shake hands- delivered all the Letters intrusted to my care, and
put some into the Post Office
Thursday the 2Sd Cloudy, and drisly rain- purchased several
articles of Merchandize of Mr H. M. Eder- a German and a very
clever fellow, paid him all the monay I had with me, and remain
in his debt $145. which I intend to pay him so soon as I possibly
can do so
Friday the 24th fair, and cold, wrote letters to Mr Hugh Grant
sending him his account which he owes to the Estate of James
Ogilvy $160.00 sending him the Papers and Documents of his
Brother James Grant in Charge of Mr H. M. Eder, that if Mr
Hugh Grant pays Mr Eder for me as Administrator of Ogilvy's
Estate said $160.00 to give him (H. Grant) up his Brother's J.
Grant's Papers- or else to return them to me- in like manner I
wrote to D. Akin as Administrator of Oliver Akin drawing on him
for $53.57c in like manner as the above, also on S. W. Oakey for
$24.75 same as above, also on David McLeod for $59.29 same as
above all which I gave together with the respective Papers belong-
ing to all the Persons above named to Mr Eder, and if [he] collects


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