The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 288
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
Southwestern Historical Quarterly
received a letter from S. B. True who send me a Barrill Potatoes,
hired Michael Snider to work at 10 bits a day- Placide is better
Tuesday the 2d March rain last night towards noon it began
to grow dark, so that we eat our dinner by candle light, I was
writing after dinner when a Thunder clapp struck somewhere near
the House and stupefied me for a few moments, but the whole
House appeared to [be] in a flame- this is the Aniversary of
our independence, hardly is it recollected by any one, at least it
is no more noticed than any other day the reason is not, that the
People whish to be again as they were previous to this day 1836-
but our Law givers-! ! ! ! ! !
This is also the birth day of our oldest child Eugenia she is 12
years old to day, she gave a party to her little Friends, and they
enjoyed themselves no doubt much better than the Patriots of
Texas news was received that the mail rider between this place
and Cincinnatti was under arrest at Crockett on an accusation of
having stolen Judge Hart's monay, and that, a large mail is now
at Douglass, brought there in a waggon, all this is rumor- how-
ever something must be wrong, or else the mail would have been
here before this time, a mr Blount was tried for Stealing a waggon
eta from B. A. Philipp- bound to appear at the District Court in
the amount of $1000.00 Doctor Allen was security.
Wednesday the Sd march very foggy in the morning, but very
fine weather the rest of the day received a large mail from the
west, no news for me, Doctor Irion in Town informs me that
General Henderson is very sick, Mrs Millard is very sick, expected
Thursday the 41h very fine weather to day was introduced to
Judge Cummings of Rapide he is the owner of a League of Land
granted to Domingo Cervantes, he is gone out to Mr Dursts to re-
turn to morrow, J F. Lewis Esqr arrived in company with Judge
Cummings, Mr Lewis is authorised to settle the business between
J. Ogilvy & Robert Chew of Alexandria, he also is to return to
morrow, to see about that business
Fryday the 5th rain last night, Cloudy & occasional Showers
this morning, but commenced to rain Steadily after 12 oclock, and
kept at at [sic] all day, send a petition for an injunction to the
District Judge at San Augustin, against J. M. Mora. & G. W.
McGowan, who have trespassed on Patricio de Torres's Land, send
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Periodical.
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928, periodical, 1928; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101088/m1/306/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.