The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935

Diary of Adolphus Sterne

DIARY OF ADOLPHUS STERNE
EDITED BY HARRIET SMITHER, ARCHIVIST, TEXAS STATE LIBRARY
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Monday the 1.11h took medcine last night, feel week this morn-
ing, getting very tired of being streched on the Bed- our Daughter
Laura Commenced going to School this morning to Madame
Bonamie, again- Mrs Sterne received a Letter from a Mrs Bev-
eridge now at San Augustin, wanting to board here, she has a
Daughter and an other young Lady with her- they are Teachers-
Tuesday the 12th have to keep my bed- one comfort is, that I
can read-
Wednesday the 13 very hot day, took medcine last night, feel
very weak. the western mail arrived, red several Papers, and a
Letter from Mrs Cazenau (Mrs Storms) informing me that she has
sent a deed to James Shaw for the Carrizo land, which is left at
Austin with Mr J. B. Shaw- this does not suit exactly as I
wanted it for my friend Wm F. Storms, I must attend to this as
soon as I get well- red a Power of atty from Elisha Tubb to
collect some monay for him due by the late Republic of Texas
Thursday the 14th A ugust 1851 This was as hot a day as we
have had this Summer- am still confined to my bed, but am
getting better, mail arrived from the East- brought nothing from
beyond Grand Eccore, this is two weeks we have been without a
New Orleans mail, there is something wrong-
Friday the 15th an other hot day, am getting much better, but
can not walk yet- I have now been confined to my Bed more than
a week, yet none of my masonic Brethern have been to see me yet;
Saturday the 16th Can walk a little, but it fatigues me, and
hurts me much Doctor Starr came to see me on business, showed
him Mrs Cazenau's Letters respecting her land on the Carrizo, he
has some papers in his hands respecting a claim I purchased from
Berry Smith, which is mine, but is among F. Hoya's papers, he
promised to look for it and give it to me,- received the Papers
from Doctor Starr, and gave him a receipt for them- mails ar-
rived, brought nothing from beyond Grand Ecore,- Mrs Bev-
eridge and her Daughter arrived and Stopped at our House, they
expect to teach music and take a female School-

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