The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 67
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
to attend to the Business of Ogilvy's goods at Mr Sam Norris's,
which he promised to do, gave him a Bill of the goods, (say)-the
first cost in New Orleans and Expences up to Natchitochez amounts
to $230.56 the following is a copy of the Bill-"Invoice of Sundries
Shipped pr Hannibal consigned to Mr Norris.
April 29th 3 Sacks Coffee 545 111...... $ 61.31
8 Blls Sugar 1832 lbs 5 .... 95.65
6 Blls Whiskey 180 galls 27... 48.60
freight charges from N. Orleans to Natchitoc [he]s
17 Blls C 1 .............. 21.25
Shipping .................. 1.25
Charges at Natchitochez ...... 2.50
The Sheriff has lost his Boarders he had in jail they (2 negroes
& 1 white man) broke out to day between 11 and 12 oclock-
pretty bold- Mrs Sterne is getting better rapidly, my Son charles
Sick- was his birthday to day he is 10 years old
Sunday October 11th the weather very dry & warm no news
of the runaways of yesterday- mail arrived at noon brought no
news of any importance, received a Letter from Louis Dufour,
which is filed- Wrote to the Post Master General, respecting
mail route No 4 & 520- wrote to Doctor Levi Jones Galveston,
respecting Major Allen Reynolds purchase of Bolivar Point in 1830
requested Dr J. to attend to my Tax I have to pay for my ten
acre Lots; no simptoms of Fever to day, Mrs S. still recovering-
Monday October the 12th last night was taken with an ague,
had a hot fever all night untill noon to day
Tuesday the 13th no fever but felt bad all day session of
"Mail route No. 4 was from Nacogdoches to McLanahans, Louisiana,
via San Augustine, Milam, Gaines Ferry, Sabine; distance of seventy-
four miles. No. 5 was from Nacogdoches to Eppersdn's Ferry via Greens-
boro, Spring Hill, and Smithland; distance one hundred forty-three miles.
There was weekly mail service to these points. Journal and Advertiser,
San Augustine, February 25, 1841.
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