The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 182
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Evening- made out my quarterly returns to, Post Master genl-
revenue in the Department, decreased since last year
Thursday the 7th cold & clowdy in the morning, fine in the
afternoon rode out with general Cleveland to my Moral, place to
sell it to him, asket $3.50 pr acre, offered me $600. for the place-
could not agree- Bought a Poney of Arnold Evans, a german
for $25.00 paid him $17.50 on account, hired said Evans one
month at $20 pr month, to work on farm
Friday the 8th- Cold during the day, Moderated at night
Jeremie is very Sick, of Plurisy, Doctor Starr attends on him.
Emigrants are still coming in, Col Pierpont and Son passed, to
Shebyville- Lodge met in the Evening Conferred 3d on Doctor
Hyde. aniversary of Battle of Orleans
Saturday the 9th Cold & rainy, rained nearly all night Kept
at [it] all day- nobody Stirring, had a meeting of the Lodge-
m. g. whitaker 3d d. Jeremy continous to have fever-
Sunday January 10 1841 rain & cold in the morning clear in
the afternoon. mr John Durst was in Town to day asked him
if he would pay the $200. for Nat Norriss- was answered,
no- so that the suit I had commenced but Stayed the regular
proceds will be carried on to morrow- Several Persons from the
west, did not gather any news- wrote several Letters, one to
Kaufman one to S. Norriss, and others- Jeremy still very Sick
Monday the 11th very fine weather felt unwell last night
-effect of Cold. County Court to day adjourned till to morrow,
without doing any business, Road Commissioners met, more new
Roads were Ordered to be Surveyed- bad business if the Public
Roads we now have would be kept in good order we would do much
better then to make more new bad Roads, I declined being a candi-
date for ass[o]ciate Justice J. M. Watkins & B. Blake were
elected. a large meeting was held by the Citizens of this County
for the purpose of taking into consideration a proposition Robert
S. Patton has made for clearing out the Angelina from Travis to
the Sabine Bay for $10000. the Citizens being present John iH.
Hyde Esq Sr was called to the Chair and myself appointed Secre-
tary, General Rusk addressed the Meeting in a forcible and Elo-
quent manner pointing out the advantages that would arrise from
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928, periodical, 1928; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101088/m1/194/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.