The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934

Diary of Adolphus Sterne

DIARY OF ADOLPHUS STERNE
EDITED BY HARRIET SMITHER, ARCHIVIST, TEXAS STATE LIBRARY
XXVIII
Tuesday the 19th fair weather, cold north wind feel much better
this morning- sued the Republic for a League & Labor of Land,
granted by the Shelby County Board of Land Comrs and not recom-
mended for Patenting by the Rolling Board- it being Mrs Susan
Latham's Head Right- send the Petition by Mr Isaac Lee to
Shelbyville- send J. M. Dorr's Headright Title for a League and
Labor of Land located in Harrisson County by Mr J. T. Gill to
be recorded in Harrisson County - signed the Deed made to
Josefina Delmore for half of a League & half of a Labor of Land
gave the Deed to the Clerk of the County Court to be recorded,
paid John N. Elliott $2.25 on a/c of his fees as Comr to divide
the Land between Mr Danl Lacy myself & the Heirs of Ml Santos-
Wednesday the 20th December weather fair, though a little
Cloudy in the forenoon very mild towards Evening- paid Mr
Hamill $5. on account of my note I gave him, paid Jones the
Carpenter $4.00 let Latham have $1.00 in coffee, John Dorsett do-
not much Business doing, no mails from any quarter, no news,
no one going or coming from any where on account of the high
waters, if we lived in Siberia we could hear some news, here we
hear none-
Thursday the 21st Cloudy in the morning, very fine weather in
the afternoon was at the office all day arranging Papers &a- got
a chill again near Evening and a hot fever which did not leave me
till nine Oclock
Friday the 22d the most beutifull day we have had this Autumn
felt well again this morning, but will take medicines for the fever
& ague- Mr Reed from San Augustin came from that place
brought me several prospectuses for a Paper to be called the San
Augustin Literary intelligencer, Edited or Fathered by L A. L
Laird and T. M. Flatau, the Paper is to be a Methodist Paper-
(oh! dear)- & to be under the management of a Son of Abraham
verily I am tempted to belive in Parson Miller's Doctrine- wrote
to D. J. Toler pr Mr Reed

Texas State Historical Association & Barker, Eugene C. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101094/. Accessed October 1, 2014.