The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 33, July 1929 - April, 1930 Page: 79
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
Horse I last purchased from Wm K. English, Mr Scurry is to pay
me $350.00 in good notes on good solvent men in this County
Tuesday January the 25th 1842 Working in the garden & trans-
planting trees, Mrs Sterne quite recovered.
Wednesday the 26th received the Horse for which I made an
arrangement with J. M. Watkins for, for the 300 Acres of Land,
sold a little Horse I got from Raguet to Solomon Wolfe for
$50.00 $30 payable in Corn or Cash next fall and a note on John
Durst for $20.00
Thursday the 27th Mild fair weather, transplanting trees and
working in the garden Eastern Mail arrived brought me a letter
from Mrs Sarah Silverberg not answered yet
Friday the 28 Mild weather loaned F. R. Floyd my Blue
Cloath Cloack, he is going to the State of Georgia and South
Carolina, wrote by him to Gel Morgan of New Orleans- received
4 Hoggs weighing alltogether 400 lb from the Stock of Parmalee
& myself for which I am to allow him payment in Sows or the
Same quantity in Hoggs weighing the same number of Pounds
Saturday the 29th fine, very fine, weather- held Court to
day not much business of any kind Stirring, Moses L. Patton
was in Town, gave me a note on Madame Mora for $90.00 on ac-
count of the notes he has to pay me for the place he now lives od[,
Miss Elizabeth Culp took dinner with us to day, very fine young
Sunday the 80th rather warm Sultry weather, dispatched
western mail, wrote to Judge Terrell, to A. Macdonald to the Com-
missioner of the General Land Office, and the Chief Clerk of the
Post office Department, in answer to a Letter received pr last mail
from that Depart
Monday the 81st rain last night, cloudy this morning Col
Thorn's Lady was blessed with a little Daughter yesterday, Child
well Mother not very well, send off Eastern Mail wrote to Can-
field, about matters and things in general, and about not being
able to Collect any monay for him in particular.
Tuesday the 1st of February 1842 warm last night, Cool but
Clear fine weather to day, Mrs Sterne has Completely recovered
from her Sickness. we have heard of the Sickness of Mrs. P. Bos-
sier, Mrs. Sterne's Foster mother, we dont attent Balls in conse-
quence of it- Sam Sackett was to be hung last friday
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