The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 33, July 1929 - April, 1930 Page: 242
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Coffee at $3-25 lb Sugar at $5 50 lb Flour at $6.25- due me
5 galls molasses 40 lb Sugar & 16 lb Coffee also $10 worth of some
other articles in his Store and $100.00 in good Cash notes or such
things as we can agree upon which shall be worth the Amount-
this day our Son Joseph Amador is Ten years old- a Mr Thomasin
of the large Shoe Establishment of H. R. Lee & Co N. Orleans
arrived to day in quest of that which he will not get from Roberts
Allen & Co- monay-
Sunday May the 1st 1849 Cool weather for the Season- windy
Northern mail & no news -George wiede arrived, Horatio Nelson
dito- the latter took supper with us- F. Anthony dined with us
for the first time since 1837
Monday the 2d weather moderate, many persons in Town for
the Court, the judge did not arrive, in Settling up with the officers
of the Court, there is only $95.05 cents left to the Estate of J.
Ogilvy out of the proceeds of the Sale of Nat Norriss's House &
Lott, Mr Canfield the Editor of the Red Lander in Town- several
Ladies & gentlemen spend the Evening with us, passed of very
Tuesday the 3d Cold, very Cold weather, Cloaks, and over-
coats, fires in the Chimney are all things devoutly to be whished
for- Judge Ochiltree arrived opened Court at 9. dispatched sev-
eral Jury .Cases. A Business man Board of Land Commissioners
met to day agreed to take 10 bits per Certificate in par funds-
had an understanding with Joseph F. Lewis to day about making
him a Deed to a League of Land as administrator of Ogilvey's
Estate he is to pay me $50.00 for Ogilvy- last night my friend
Taliafero got a most allmighty- flogging -sorry for it but can't
help it- he has electioneered much for this event- hope he may
take a lesson -a food fellow- but too too- too- never mind-
Wednesday May the 4th very cold morning- no rain, Court in
session tried several Cases Board of Land Commissioners met,
Thursday the 5th weather same as yesterday- Court in session
petition to the Judge to adjourn- no go- right- Mr Thomasin
left for New Orleans, wrote by him to my sister Nancy, Eastern
mail arrived brought a Letter from Thos Ogilvy a Brother of
James Ogilvy who died at my House in 1840, wrote a long answer
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