The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 34, July 1930 - April, 1931 Page: 166
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position (I suppose) to the Archives remaining at Austin, turned
against H. saying that what little means are left him shall be ex-
pended in showing Houston in his true character- nous verr6ns-
Wednesday the 21st the ugly rain keeps still on, nothing can be
done in the Cotton fields nor Corn fields, send off Western mail-
wrote a long Letter to J. H. Walton the former Postmaster of
Galvezton, was invited to go to a wedding to morrow- the Widow
Wm Arnold and Mr Carroll Reddin are to be married, Hurrah
Thursday the 22d as usual for this week- Rain- some little
business in the office- my wife sick, unfortunately Doctor Starr
is absent, hope it will not be serious, did not go to the wedding in
Consequence of my wife's illness- mail from East came in brought
nothing of consequence, as usual-
Fryday the 23d rain and Sunshine alternatively,went to the
Office after Breakfeast, but had to return home, with a hot fever on
me, lasted till nearly dark, Mrs Sterne much better to day, not
being dry enough to pull corn, made use of the time in getting
wood for winter
Saturday September the 24th 1842 Cloudy this morning, but
about 10 A. M. the Sun shone out again in 6 days in its full glory
& went down perfectly Clear- so that we may expect fair weather
to morrow and then for Corn gathering next monday with a rush!
-1Vrs Sterne had fever again to day- She has got the every other
days fever, which if I have a fever again to morrow I think both
of us have, one thing good about it is, we take it turn about that
is to say my well day is her sick day & vice versa- too bad to
make a joke of- some Cotton came into Town to day and was sold
here- many persons in Town a family mooving west name Cald-
well- Jack Gillespie passed for the west, had a talk with J. R.
Clute about my place going to take possession of it again so soon
as he gets his crop off, Yankee (new york) as he is Cant-
Swindle me out [of] that place
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 34, July 1930 - April, 1931, periodical, 1931; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101091/m1/176/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.