The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929 Page: 344

Southwestern Historical Quarterly

DIARY OF ADOLPHUS STERNE
EDITED BY FIARRIET SMITHER, ARCHIVIST, TEXAS STATE LIBRARY
XI
Thursday the 28th weather warm occasional Showers had a
very fine Party a [t] Mayfields last night. a number of Ladies
from the Country were present enjoyed myself very much- Major
Reyley left here this morning early- Major Mayfield and family
left here at about 11 A. M. Major and Mrs. Mayfield were on
Horseback, a large number of citizens accompanied them as far
as the first little Brook where Judge Hart, in the name of The
People of Nacogdochez bid farewell to Mayfield & Lady, in such
a feeling and solem manner as drew Tears from all present.
Major Mayfield answered in the same manner- they then pro-
ceeded on their journey, and the Citizens returned, to Town-
translated a Title for John Chisum. Mail arrived from the East-
no news-
Fryday the 29th October warm wet weather- not any business
doing to day. heard from Red River County, am informed that the
Persons living on the League of Land near Clarksville, are willing
to enter upon a Compromise, expect to go up there with General
Rusk next district court-Miss E. Sims at Tea to night played
several fine marches on the Piano- Bill Simms arrived in Town
this Evening
Saturday the 80th Rain, Rain, Rain- Chas S. Taylor returned
last night from Austin, obtained the Patent for my Father in
Law's League & Labor of Land, brings no very particular News,
the Santa fe6 Expedition has not been heard from. our Lodge
met once more tonight, is to meet again next Saturday, to make a
Strong effort to finish the Rooms over the Court House- re-
ceived a letter from G. W. Sinks Chief Clerk of Post office Depart-
ment, Drawing upon me for $470.00 I owe nothing to the De-
partment, which is acknowledged in the Letter, but poor Devils
it was their only chance
Sunday the 81st October very hard Rain with a considerable
Storm last night after 11 oclock- Send of mail to west & north,

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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929, periodical, 1929; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101089/m1/349/ocr/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.