The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 31, July 1927 - April, 1928 Page: 82
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Master's in the rain 20 miles, got wet outside, and got something
to wet the inside, on our arrival,-
Sunday the 20th left in the Rain, rode all day in the rain to
John Durst's 36 miles-
Monday the 21st Arrived at Home found all well, John Thorn
got married during my absence, to the widow Leander Smith,
Tuesday the 22d took charge of the post office again, found
everything all Straight Capt English has opened a mercantile
Establishment in the old Tavern, every thing else is as it used
Wednesday the 23d paid charles chevallier $330.00 Texas
Money I had borrowed of him to pay Taxes for Rueg & John
Norriss, an Election took place to day for Justice of the Peace,
and B. Blake was reelected, without oposition, Jeremie informs
me, that he has paid S. B. True Town of Natchitochez $3. to pay
for some goods I expect up from New Orleans, Madame P. Bossier,
has named our little girl, her name is "Laura". (a classic name!)
was also informed of the death of my friend Victor Bossier
Thursday the 24th cloudy & cold, mail from Galvezton &
Houston, no news; finding that George Wiede is not returning &
hearing nothing from him, sued him for $1650.00 and attached
640 acres of Land he bought from J. C. Hill John Walling Jr
married one of John Dorsetts Daughters, A Ball this Evening,
went off tolorable well, but none of our Old Balls like we had in
1833, 4. &. 5.
Fryday the 25th Christmas fine weather Major Kimbro of
San Augustin, who left Austin 4 days after I did, reports that
it is generally belived that the Mexicans are about to invade
Texas, young Van Ness brought such news from San Antonio,
it has also been ascertained that Seguin has not joined the Enemy.
L Myers returned from new Orleans, says he has Letters for me,
which he left in his trunk on a wagon, made friends with Mrs.
Raguet, who had not Spoken to me since the marriage of her
Daughter to Doctor Irion
Saturday the 26th December very fine weather Major Kimbro
left a letter for me from Kaufman at Blake's being of a public
nature left it at the office for general inspection- Mr Milam a
Brother of Col Benjamin Milam arrived, invited him to my House,
accepted, received a Letter from my Brother Isaac, he informs
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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/m1/88/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.