The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 73
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
Maas & myself for some San Leon Property, returned said Maas
his note for $100.00 pr F. von der Hoya his agent
Tuesday 3d fine weather. Alexander McIvor died last night
at 9 oclock. was burried to day at 4 P. m. a Horse which I
loaned F. v. d. Hoya sometime ago, was so badly hurt by him,
that I sold him for $40 to David Rusk on a years credid- Wm
H. Dangerfield from Bexar, arrived invited him to spend the
night with me, gave me a note of $85.75 to collect against Juan
Bautista chirino signed in 1826 in favor of John Cortez- Col
Blount of San Augustin, send me word by mail rider that he
would be here on Thursday next, made Frederick T. Philipps an
offer to let him [have] the Land trade between Old Jose de los
Santos & myself in case he can get half the monay $125.00, the
half of the Stone House (vicente Cordova's Part) was sold to
day at Public auction for the Benefit of the widow Finley as in-
demnification of the loss of her Negroes, taken off by Cordova.
Brichta gave up his Store to Roberts to day.
Wednesday the 4th November 1840 fine weather to day.
Dangerfield left here to day in company with Ned Roberts, for
Crockett, saw Mr Flournoy from Canton Mississippi, who saw
Mrs Silverberg, says the widow wants to come out here,- bought
a Skeleton Lever watch of Mr Simpson the watch maker, gave
$82.00 in notes and Texas monay paid T. T. McIvor 13 dollars
good monay for negro hire, said amount was paid in my assuming
a debt McIvor owes to the Estate of A. Rieman-
Thursday 6th fine weather, signed a deed to one half of the
Land purchased of Maria Cortez as Executrix and administratrix
on the Estate of Juan Clemente Cortez decd. to Frost Thorn,
said Land is Located on the Bois d'Arc fork of Trinity River
Surveyed by Casey, being No 98. I have not settled with Thorn
for said Headright. after allowing Thorn all he has advanced,
say $180. from first to this moment, there is $20. coming to me
from Thorn on that trade Mr Flournoy goes to morrow, intends
to bring Edward Mrs Silverberg's oldest son here. Hoya mooved
out of his Thorn's store to Roberts's Store Orton arrived with
his Familie- Abram H. Scott came in from Angelina, had a
conversation with him about the land he left with J. Walker to
sell. hired a negro man of Mr Hunt at $1. or $6. Texas money
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