The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929 Page: 90
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supped at McKnights- and went home during the night, in con-
sequence of the Board of Land Commissioners meeting to morrow-
arrived at Home on this day the
7th June fine hot weather Fahrenheits Thermometer at 83
at 10 A. M. & at dark- Board of Land Commissioners met
dispatched much Business, had a long Conversation with the
secretary of State Major Mayfield, got much information respect-
ing the affair with Salign6 the french Charg6 D'affairs, and I am
satisfied his (Mayfields) course was Correct,
Tuesday the 8th Hot weather Thermometer at 86 on an average
during the day- some Business in the Land Office, nothing of
consequence transpired, but many prespired-
Wednesday the 9th Thermometer at 86 in the Shade a tre-
mendous rain at 5 P. m. air Cool at dark saw a Mr von Wrede
and his Son. allthough never Citizens of Texas (to do any good)
a League & Labor of Land was adjudicated to the old man, who
has no other Familie exept his Son, and he got a head right- all
right perhaps- I am getting mighty tired of matters and things
generally- may God send us better times
Thursday the 10 June Thermometer highest during the day at
83. a little rain, mail arrived from San Augustin and the U. S.
Fryday the 11th Therr same- no news- was relieved of my
duties of Deputy Clerk of the County Court, good relieved from
an ardous duty- nous verrons Gel Rusk, Terrell, & Henderson
returned from Crockett a mistrial in McKeever' Case gave my
note for $53.00 to B.' Blake who will leave here to morrow
Saturday the 12th Therr at 85 at 12 oclock- a refreshing little
shower in the Evening, Justice Court, did much Business, Bennett
Blake left here for to home, way down in vermont, I regret his
absence, but allmost begrudge him the pleasure of meeting a
Father & Mother after an absence of Six years- mail arrived
from the west, not much news. our County Rangers fell in with
some 15 indians about 80 miles above Fort Houston, killed 7 of
them, not one of our men hurt, heard also from Red River, Gel
Torrence had a fight with the indians in that quarter Capt Denton
(formerly a Preacher) was Killed one man wounded, they killed
12 indians known besides many not known, and wounded,
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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/m1/94/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.