The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929 Page: 179
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
at a party of Yuker slept at the House of Jack Gillespie, whose
Lady is a good woman, treated me with a great deal of kindness
Thursday the 80th September had a rain near day this morning
raining still at 8 A. M. Cold- Overcoats put in requisition- Gel
Houston left last Evening with his Lady for Subletts's- a verdict
was had on yesterday against wm Goyens in favor of Elijah Loyd
for a negro woman and some 6 or 7 childern formerly the property
of Susan Callier, a Step-Daughter of Mrs J. S. Roberts- Dined at
the House of Mr Deyoung, he is a German Jew of the old reverend
class, his wife and the eldest Daughter most amiable, Mrs D. Y.
very much accomplished and deserves a better looking Husband,
Court in full operation, many cases on the Dockett,- the Country
arround San Augustin is improoving- the City itself declining,
was at a representation of Pizarro, performed by a Thespian
Society, several young gentlemen showed a good deal of Talent in
their parts the [y] had to perform, Mr Slivers & Col Ochiltree
particularly were much applauded, the first as Rolla and the second
as Pizarro, spend the night at the House of Doctor Fitzallan a
choice flock of choice fellows met here, and we all went home in the
Fryday the 1st of October 1841 very fine weather left San
Augustin about noon- in company with Mr Caspary who arrived
last night from Shelbyville, stopped for the night at a Mr Thomp-
sons's (Stedhams old place) good Bed- bad supper
Saturday the 2d October fine cool Bracing weather left at
day light, breakfeast at Walter Murreys arrived at home at 2 P. M.
found my wife & childern well- the negro woman Susan Sick
Doctor Starr attending on her- Mr Nelson arrived a few days
ago from Austin brought me two Patents one for the Heirs of J.
C. Cortez, and one for George T. Walters- they will not Patent
Lands in the Cherokee nation- damd bad business- Mr W. A.
Ferriss got married during his transit to Houston County- Mail
arrived from west- Election for President and vice Presdt con-
firmed- Houston and Burleson are elected- receivd a Letter
from S1. A. Roberts acting Secretary of State, respecting some
Land claims I sold him, and a man named Lee two or three years
ago- at Houston-
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