The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 64
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Thursday October the 1st a child of Mr Millard's and one of
Alexr McIvor's died last night, the weather is getting cool,
had several fine rains lately- wrote to J. Pineda Bexar to in-
quire for a Daughter of the late Patricio de Torres, requesting
him to get her to send me a power of attorney to act for her, in
claiming her part of her Fathers' Estate Joseph Nations de-
livered a Sack of Salt on a/c of the debt he owes me as adminis-
trator on the Estate of G. Benard decd
Fryday the 2d October today the wind changed suddenly at
7 A. M. from a South, to a cold northern Cloaks, and Shawls put
in requisition, a Mr Wilson, Father in law of Reinhardt returned
from lower Trinity cursing the Country as too sickly two Negroes
belonging to a Mr ........ [blank] of Alexandria La got away
from the sheriff, out on a hunt for them, "no catch em"-rain
in the afternoon, fair towards night- very Cold a negro I have
hired called friday belonging to McIvor was kept at home since
yesterday- Hunt, who has had my Horse since January last send
him home to day in good order-
Saturday October 3d last night about I past Eight my wife,
felt pains, incident to an event which will happen in the best of
Families !- Send for Doctor Starr, no news at daylight this
morning, At 4 P. M. my wife was delivered of a fine girl, Doctor
.Starr in attendance
Sunday the th ........................................
Mother & Child well, the widow Alexander H. Strong left here
for Vicksbourgh at 9. this morning. wrote a few lines to Mr
Holland at San Augustin send by Sheriff Rusk who takes a
Horse Thief to San Augustine to be tried, the District Court is
.at present in session at that place. child no name yet, bothered
what to call it- there's nothing in a name-! 8 P. M. Mrs. S.
had a little fever during the day-made out my quarterly Post
'office returns and made them all ready to be forwarded in tomor-
Monday October 5th last night at 12 oclock General Kelsey
H. Douglass died- was called by a Servant to go to the House,
"Upon the recommendation of "some of the most distinguished Citi-
zens of the Republic," Sterne was appointed postmaster at Nacogdoches,
February 19, 1840, to succeed John S. Roberts, resigned. See Jones to
Sterne, February 19, 1840, Post Office Department Letter Book, No. 71,
p. 16, Archives, State Department.
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