The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 32, July 1928 - April, 1929 Page: 93
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
Wednesday the 80th Cool pleasant weather, left home to join
genl Rusk at vital Flores's, took dinner at Flores's and left for
Shelby County. Stayd all night at a widow Moore's-
Thursday the 1st July left for Shelbyville accompanied by young
Mr Moore and an other man overtook about 15 persons on the
Road, who are waiting for Gel Rusk, to defend them in a suit
brought against them by one west, to keep the peace- warrant
for informality was dismissed. rained very hard in the afternoon
met a young man who is merchandizing here named Caspary a
nephew of McDaniels from New Orleans, passed the Evening with
Caspary at a game of whist-
Fryday the 2d left for San Augustin passed many fine farms
crops look very fine, arrived at San Augustin at 12 a. m. purchased
some provisions for my family send them in a wagon pr Hawkins
Sparks, got acquainted with Mr DeYoung and his family, also
with Genl Henderson's Lady who to my surprise addressed me
in german which language She speaks elegant, went to see Canfield,
who gave a little Party in the Evening was introduced to some
very handsome and very amiable Ladies, danced till 2 A. M.
never enjoyed myself more at a little Party like I did at this, San
Augustin has improved in every respect, Population improving
the City, and more then all in morals.
Saturday the Sd July very warm weather Genl Rusk goes to.
Sabine County to defend means for Killing Mulholland, trial next
monday left San Augustin at 11 a. m. promised Gel Darnell to,
come down with Mr Holland on the 1st Saturday in August next
to install the Chapter, arrived at home about 12 oclock at night
very much exhausted- found all well.
Sunday the 4th Therr ranging from 85 to 88 in the shade too.
fatigued to go up town, send for my news papers which came by
yesterdays mail heard that Mr Rumpff is sick went to see him not
Monday the 5th send of Eastern mail send two dollars to P. W.
Caspary in a letter for ink he sold me when I was at Shelbyville-
wrote to Michael de Young, many persons in Town to day, about
the (hanging of Willis) came near a fuss but did not get into it-
Judge Terrill presided at the Examination. many angry expres-
sions escaped men on both sides- to wit regulators and Law abid-
ing men- some call them the honest and some the Rogue party-
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