The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 34, July 1930 - April, 1931 Page: 160
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heard nothing up to this Evening from Goyens nor the Shooting
man- Several People in Town all very merry- Capt Wm K.
English made me an offer for my Loco Land, but believe it will
be no go exept I can have something tangible wrote a Letter to
Capt Vandergriff to send me some Coffee & Sugar by Walter Mur-
ray or D. Muckleroy- promising to pay him within two months,
and if he sends it I'll be as good as my promise,
SBUNDAY THE 28TH fine weather the Red River mail failed again
to day, nothing stirring Goyens who was shot by Wm Simons is
but slightly wounded not enough to [do?] any good wrote pr
Madame Lazarin to Canfield advising him of the arrangement
made for carrying the Eastern mail eta, Mrs Lacomb spend the
day with us devilish smart Woman improves upon aquaintance eta
Monday the 29th very fine weather Probate Court in session
sat as one of the Judges to settle several Estates, in the afternoon
had a little flare up in Town, Judge Taylor and gel Rusk fell out,
and made friends again, the Cause of the quarrel was- whiskey &
Taylor was in the wrong Miss E. Culp arrived accompanied by a
Mr Crump lately from Houston,
Tuesday the SOth very fair & very hot was up town nearly all
day but done not much Business. Closed the Eastern Mail this
Evening to be ready to send off early to morrow-
Wednesday the 81st August very hot weather, send off Eastern
mail on my Sorrell Horse- up Town in the morning, no Busi-
ness- Miss Culp and Mr Crump left- Mr Crump a Clever
fellow- after dinner done some carpenters work which no
Carpenter would have done for less then at least $5.00 if these
hard times last much longer I expect to be a Jack of all trades-
getting ready to go to morrow to Shawnee Prairie to Marry
Mr John K. Carsons to a Miss McDonald
Thursday the first of September 1841 very Hot- weather at
8 A. M. left for Shawnee priarie. arrived at the House of Mr
McDonnall at about 4 P. M. found all ready the Bride waiting eta
performed the Ceremony, supped, and went to bed, gave Doctor
Starr my note for $48.75 medical Bill
Friday the 2d after an Early Breakfast left- passed Rueg's old
Rancho, all in ruins, stopped at the widow Sims to rest & feed
Horses- arrived at home at . pas [t] 4 P. m Mr Blake & Parmalee
arrived to day, did not get Parmalee's Horse, Blake brought the
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