The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 78
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
for, John S. Roberts, Robt A. Irion, Chas. S. Taylor John Durst
George Aldridge, Radford Berry G. W. Tips, Joseph Rowe & my-
self, to appear before the Committee on Public Lands at the City
of Austin on the 10th of December next, all I belive agreed to
go, paid Daniel Lacy $22. par money on a/c of the $50 he let
me have when I went to Grand Cane last year. I owe him yet
$16. good money and $60 Texas, he having now no claim on the
Land I then purchased
Tuesday Novr the 24th Cold, cloudy, windy weather, Jeremie
is starting for Natchitochez this morning, gave him $15 Silver
send all my despatches by him gave F. T. Philips the Sale I
received from Jose de los Santos Coy, to convey to me the Half
of it as agreed on and stipulated on the 7th inst. Benigno Santos
was married last night to Jose Ma Procela's Daughter, Hart.
Taylor, Roberts, and all the Elite of our Town were at the wed-
Wednesday the 25th very cold weather today it [is] rumored
in Town that Gel Sam Houston is dead- not sure- nothing
new otherwise translated a French Document for vital Flores,
and gave him also a copy of his contract with Gel Rusk drank a
good Egg nog and went to bed-
Thursday the 26th Cold-cold-cold weather this morning-
moderated in the afternoon, many wagons with Emigrants passed
to day bound for Houston County, and the far west, Jhon [sic]
Thorn is to be married next Thuesday, regret I can not be at the
Fryday the 27th fine weather, Emigrants literaly, pouring
in,- Capt IHooper returned from Austin brought some Papers
& a Letter from Muse & Kaufman, Mr Woodward returned from
Saturday the 28th very fine weather- preparing to go to
Austin. Mr Silvester a merchant from New Orleans arrived was
introduced to him, J. D. Clary also arrived, Francis Ramsdale
gave me a Power of attorney to collect several debts due him by
govnt. received a letter from S. A. Belden New Orleans & one
from Ben Clark Irish Ben Clark as good a fellow as ever lived
I belive he is an Honest man en toto
Sunday 29th November very fine weather today Mr Mitchel
of New Orleans left, western mail arrived, brought me several
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928, periodical, 1928; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101088/m1/84/: accessed January 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.