The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 68
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County Court, sold the Personal Effects of J. Ogilvy to day, sold
for $103.82. received orders from Liut Col Todd to draft every
5th man of my Company21 and one non commd. officer, draft to
be held 24th of this month to rendevous here on the 6th next
month, and the general rendevous to be at the Nechaz Saline on
the 14th do to go on a 3 months tour against the Indians mail
arrived from the East brought no news at least not to me. paid
Doctor Starr $13 par money on a/c of his Bill, general Houston
passed, for the west
Wednesday the 14th passed a very restless night did not sleep
at all, took the fever this morning at 7. left me at noon, went
up town but was too Sick to attend to any business.
Thursday the 15th very weak but no fever to day, attended to
all my Business as Justice, today, dispatched 21 cases, Mr John
Poe brought my plough home & paid me 280 bundles of fodder on
a/c of 480 bundles he owes me, received a Letter from G. W. Smith
Jasper respecting my Headright, also a Letter from Ambse Lom-
peyrae Sr Natchitochez, respecting the House & Lot on the Corner
of Main & South Street at present occupied by Mr Leusch, in-
closed in Letter an old survey made by James Gaines Esqr. of
said Lot. filed among the Papers to which it belongs to wit-
"Documents belonging to other Persons," Messrs J. V. Bossier
Co. send me their receipt for 31 Dollars, ret filed also a Letter
from Jno. Walker New Orleans which I answered this Evening
and mailed it for to morrows mail, a considerable south wind is
blowing accompanied with rain 9 oclock P. m. went to bed with
a slight[t] headache-
Fryday October the 16 past a restless night, the wind changed
suddenly this morning to N. E. had a little rain, fair in the after-
noon, did not have much fever, took medicine, remained at home
Saturday the 17th my well day, to day, yet am too weak to
walk to the office, went on Horseback, and attendet to several suits,
Old Pineda, wrote to me from Bexar. Letter handed to me by,
Mr. Dangerfield a Lawyer of that place, made an arrangement
with him, to purchase on our joint account the right, Patricio
"lSterne had commanded a company of volunteers in the fight with the
Cherokees known as the battle of the Neches, July 16, 1839. Zuber,
"Captain Adolphus Sterne," in QUARTERLY of Texas Historical Associa-
tion, II, 213.
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