The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 34, July 1930 - April, 1931 Page: 70
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Starr, also a receipt I gave Patton for $90.00- spoke to Ned
Taliafero respecting some Land, he wants to purchase of me on
the Loco, but it is no go, as he wants it on a credit-
Thursday the 14th July 1842 fine weather, done some business
at the Office, gave Mr McDonald a Ball in the Evening was well
attended, and every body enjoyed themselves-
Fryday the 15th Aniversary of the first fight with the Chero-
kees, did not celebrate it much being so tired from the last nights
dancing Slept half the day-
Saturday the 16th aniversary of the Battle of the Nechaz and
Death of Bowls, spend the day a little merry- Mr Edwards and his
Sister from San Augustin went home, mail arrived from Sabine
Town, received a letter from Mr Demorse, also One from Canfield.
Sunday the 17th Mr McDonald left for the west Col Thorn &
myself accompanied him a few miles on the Road; the Red River
Mail brought me a letter from Mr Levi Jordan respecting the
Claim Ogilvy has on a League of Land, granted to Kinching
Odom, Letter filed-
Monday the 18th weather rather Cloudy, commenced pulling
fodder in the Big field, hope it wont rain much, nothing stirring of
Consequence, Mr Engledowe went to San Augustin, Send a Pistol
by him to be mended by a Mr Jackson at San Augustin-
Tuesday the 19th nothing stirring a Thunderstorm, but not any
rain here- good- for my fodder mail from west, no news
Wednesday the 20 weather Cloudy but no rain, good again for
my fodder. Bennett Blake Esqr Arrived from Houston brought
me a Letter from Walton the Post Master at that place and one
from J. M. Dor. Congress not doing much- no nor that isnt all
they are not going to do any thing send off the Eastern mail wrote
Thursday the 21st Send off the western mail, took up a run-
away negro belonging to a Mr Todd of Crockett gave him to
George Clevenger to keep till his Owner can come for him, Mr F.
v.d. Hoya arrived from Houston, brings news that Sam B. Eves
is dead he owes me $500.00 my old luck. May be his Estate is
sufficient to pay the Debts- but I doubt it most damnably, my
confounded old luck-
Fryday the 22d Cloudy every day in the afternon yet it does
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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/m1/74/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.