The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929 Page: 92
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Land I bargained for on the 20th inst. at $450.00. provided I get
$100. down in cash, Mr Vansant of Harrison County passed
trough here to go to Austin
Tuesday the 22 rained a little last night & again during the
day, not enough- crops suffering nothing new.
Wednesday the 23d cool Breze all day. Elisha Roberts passed
trough here on his way home from Austin, heard of the Death of
Mrs Debard, Jas Hall from crockett passed trough.
Thursday the 24th Saint John's day. moderate weather
Therr not above 78. mail from the East no news- a Ball in the
Evening at Col Thorn's
Fryday the 25th Cool weather, no news nothing doing, dull
Saturday the 26th times as yesterday, mail from west brought
Nothing- Mr Short & Quirk from Crockett arrived going to New
Orleans stopped with me till to morrow, made a Bond to M. L.
Patton for the Land purchased of Mrs Mora & her Brother &
Sister, received one hundred Dollars Cash, and he is to pay me
$325.00 in good notes when I'll make him the Title
Sunday the 27th weather dry. not good- want of rain mail
from Red River no news- as usual my Visitors left early this
Monday the 28 June- weather same- send off mails- wrote
to Isaac my brother pr Mr Campbell, from Natchitochez- send Ten
dollars Texas monay by him to purchase me some shoes- Settled
my accounts with him as agent for J. F. Cortes. gave my note for
$94.25. General Rusk started for vital Flores. where I am to
meet him to go to Shelbyville on wednesday-
Tuesday the 29- made out my quarterly returns, Mr Eakins
the Blacksmith died last night at 2 A. M. of Congestive fever,
after a sickness of 4 days he was a very industrious man- he was
burried at 4 P. M. to day- David Burney the Brother of Bob
Burney from Alexandria arrived to see something about his late
Brothers land concerns. had a long chatt with him- left me his
agent- also for Bonner- the Documents of their Lands to be
send to me or else the names of the original grantees to get Copies
out of the gel Land office- had a Splendid Rain this afternoon at
5 P. M. made lots of corn all around this place at least- good.
Mr Rumpff no come
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