The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 168
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Death of Joseph Durst. he died from Plurisy in the Head- noth-
ing new-- Lodge met in the Evening
Sunday the 2d fine Spring weather, very dull day all hands
gone away some to preaching and my wife and Daughter a visit-
ing, had to keep house all day-
Monday the 8d very fine weather, opened the office of Board
of Land Commissioners done no Business heard the news of the
grand jury of San Augustin County have found a true Bill
against General Henderson, for the killing of Garner- I am
realy very sorry for this, not that I fear the ultimate result, but
the trouble it will give him, and his Lady. mail arrived from East
Tuesday the 4th fine weather all hands busy in the Field and
in the garden- send off western mail wrote to Judge Terrell re-
questing him to pay the Texas Treasury notes he owes me- to
the Gel Post office Depart, wrote also to Mr Goodman the Mail
Contractor, Sold Madame Louis Procela a Horse for $100.0 pay-
able out of the pay She is to receive for carrying the mail was
introduced to a german named Adler who resides in Natchitochez
who resided formerly in Bastrop-
Wednesday the 5th April 1848 a beutifull day, my Birthday-
the mail arrived from the west, brought many Letters, none for
me- worked all day in the garden, Mr F. Hoya received some
more goods, nothing of consequence
Thursday the 6th weather continues very fine ploughing, plant-
ing Sweet Potatoes, and working in the garden goes on without
intermission- nothing else stirring-
Friday the 7th fine weather, the warmest day this Spring send
off Eastern mail. General Davies of Corpus Christy recollection,
and a Col Washington arrived-
Saturday the 8th Splendid weather- many People in Town
done some Business in the Office, in the afternoon went out to the
Carrizo to marry a couple of Mexicans Francisco Cardenas to
Thomasa Cordova- Mr Nelson returned from Mount Airy-
heard of the Death of Mrs McFarland one of the Oldest Inhab-
itants in This Country
Sunday the 9th fine warm weather, dull day- a Mr H. H.
Sibley an old aquaintance of Mrs Sterne's passed through here
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