The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929 Page: 91
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
Sunday June the 18th Thermometer 85, at noon 84 at dark-
made an offer to C. S. Taylor Esq. attorney for Plant about two
notes I owe for $1200 each- to wit 3 ten acre lots on Galvezton
Island 800 acres on the Bernard near San felipe & 1107 acres on
the Attoyac being part of Jose de los Santos Coy's League. I
know this is on my part a very liberal offer, & if they do not
accept of it my concience is clear as regards my duty towards them,
and I will pay them when I'll get it-
Monday the 14th weather same as yesterday saw a Mr West from
Woodville Miss coming to Texas- Send of the mails West and
East a Campaign is to be made against the indians high up on
the Trinity, I expect this Company will Succeed, in as much as
gage had the fight with the indians on Trinity, orders to all the
Colonels of the Regiment to one Company each in their respective
counties, left in the Eastern mail to day
Tuesday the 15th Therr at 871 at noon 86 at dark, nothing
doing, no news- W. m. Cox very sick
Wednesday the 16th no news, weather same as yesterday. pre-
pared to go to the Attoyac to finish dividing vital Florres's Land.
Thursday the 17th Started at 3 a. m. arrived at Flores's at 9
a. m. met Gel Rusk at Skellens's. Started to the woods, surveyed
till dark very hot weather-
Fryday the 18th warm weather, in the woods all day surveying,
saw some very fine land in the Evening had a refreshing
Shower, cool during the night-
Saturday the 19th weather very Sultry- in the woods all day,
trough Briars, canebrakes and Swamps of the Attoyac- came to
Flores's at dark very much fatigued
Sunday the 20- a refreshing breze is blowing finished survey-
ing at 12 at noon entered into a Contract with the Heirs of Clita
Flores- to wit- Ma del Carmel- Theresa- & Maximiano- to
have their share of their mother's Land set apart for them for
which I am to receive their share of their Father's farm 2 leagues
East of this place on the old Road to Natchitochez consisting of
634 acres of Land, signed the Contract between us, and left it, and
Started for home. arrived at home at 5 P. m. found all well, mails
had arrived during my absence, but nothing new,
Monday the 21st weather moderate- Therr. 84, 10 A. M.
send off mails, saw Moses L. Patton, agreed to let him have the
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