The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929 Page: 257
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
still in Town- J. S. Roberts made his appearance to day- I
belive his Sins were forgiven by the general! !35 was the Election
to be run over again general Houston would get nearly all the
votes in Town,
Friday the 22d last night a heavy white frost omitted to state
in my yesterdays journal- that I paid Mr Generiss of Bexar
$150. Texas Monay on account of a note I collected against B.
Chirino in favor of Juan Cortez of Natchitochez. there is now
about Eleven dollars in par funds coming to the firm of Dangerfield
& Generiss the Ballance of said debt- Mr Generiss left here this
morning for New Orleans General Rusk returned from the Red
River Counties Several of the gentlemen Delegates arrived on their
way to Austin, had a very fine Party at Mr Charles Chevallier's
Mr and Mrs Mayfield Gels Rusk, & Houston and Lady eta all
there- Doctor Irion and Lady, dito- heard of the Death of one
of Mr Jno Dursts Childern- a beutifull girl died yesterday, or
the day before, I am sorry for it- Major Reyley returned in the
Saturday the 2Sd a very heavy frost last night, destroyed all
tender Summer plants purchased of Jno S. Roberts, (who pur-
chased of Robin Casey) all the Land below my field between the
two Bayous Lanana and Bafiito paid him One Hundred Dollars in
Hoggs- which he has received- Placide my youngest son still
Sick. Eugenia is sick with the fever, hope it is not serious- Genl
Houstons Horses- gone run away on yesterday- Doctor Johnson
of the Town? of Melrose got married last night to Miss Amanda
Engledowe. Hurrah. for us -
Sunday the 24th October 1841 last night weather moderated a
little, send off western mail, Dined at Charles chevalliers, the
Dinner was given to Gel Houston, Maj6r Reyley was present
Monday the 25th frost last night, general Houston here yet-
send off mail to U. S. wrote a communication to Canfield of the
Red Lander-dined at Miss Anne Simmons, Genl Houston,-
Reiley- Thorn eta passed a very pleasant afternoon, had the
pleasure of Mrs. Houston's playing a tune on the Piano, She is
8"Roberts was one of the citizens of Nacogdoches who signed the com-
munication to Lamar commending his Indian policy. See The Red-Lander,
October 14, 1841.
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