The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 33, July 1929 - April, 1930 Page: 164
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Sunday the 20th cold clear weather, every thing in Town looks
dead, hired 4 negroes to make a fence round the School House,
Ricd Parmalee arrived from Natchitochez to day, have not seen
Monday february 21st 1482 weather same as yesterday- Send
off western and Eastern mails, wrote to the P. M. at Douglass,
and Cincinatti Col Potter Senator from Red River, Col Smith the
Representative from Fannin, general Hunt, & Mr De Morse arrived
from Austin, Mr Demorse is going to publish a Paper at Clarks-
ville Red River County, judging of the man as I have heard those
who know him well speak of him, I am satisfied the Paper, will
be a very respectable one, Judge Mills- the Judge elect of the
7th Judicial District, and General HIenderson, also arrived-
Judge Mills & Col Potter took Tea with me mr Worthman arrived
from Crockett brought a Bag!!! full of newspapers, which could
not be brought in the mail-
Tuesday the 22d Cold this morning, moderated in the Evening
Messrs Potter, Demorse & Smith still here, Judge Mills left for
San Augustin, nothing transpired of consequence to day
Wednesday the 28d Cold morning, warm day, moderate with
South wind in the Evening. Wm. R. Scurry returned from San
Augustin without a negro, as he promised!!! Bluford Mitchel
had to give Security in the Sum of $1500.00 to keep the Peace
towards James Sims the Judge of Probate granted me temporary
Letters of administration on the Estate of Wm B. Cabble decd till
a regular Administrator can be appointed, got by this- two Stout
negroes in my possession, till the next probate Court, gave Bond
& Security for $3000.00 for the Keeping of said Property as I would
my own.- after all this, it is very lucky inasmuch as I have been
so much disappointed by Mr Scurry, Potter, Demorse & Smith
left for Red River, Worthman left for Crockett- More Bustle in
Town to, day when usual worket in the garden four Hours to day,
gave my contract with J. Ygnacio Ybarbo's Heirs to be recorded
in the Clerk's office-
Thursday the 24th weather moderate- worked hard in the
garden till 11 A. M. planted Corn eta let Roberts have Douglass
field for next year for the purpose of cultivating it, Eastern
mail to day, nothing new. Col Berry of San Augustin came in
Town this Evening & went out to Col Tipp's dont know his busi-
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 33, July 1929 - April, 1930, periodical, 1930; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101090/m1/178/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.