The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 242
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in Horses mules or a waggon at their Cash valuation the other
half payable in the Fall (say December) 1844 in monay which
however the maker of the note may at his option pay in Cotton at
the then market price said last note to bear interest at the rate of
ten pr cent pr annum from the first of January next till final pay-
ment, I am to give a guarantee Deed for the Land, witness to this
contract was John Gillespy of San Augustin
Tuesday the 3d May Summer Days, and winter nights- Dis-
trict Court in Session, rattling off Business in Stile- Mr Rose
who is to stand his trial here for killing Robert Potter, arrived
to day, with all his friends, Town very lively- Mr F. Hoya re-
turned from Natchitochez, nothing new,
Wednesday the 4th fine weather- Court in Session, Town full
of People, western mail arrived, nothing new-
Thursday the 5th warm weather Court in session much busi-
ness transacted, Mr Jones from Gonzales who was taken with the
San Antonio Prisoners taken by Gel Woll last Summer, returned
by way of Orleans and Natchitochez he was released with Judge
Hutchinson, a Mr Maverick, and a few others the ballance are in
the Castle of Perote, Mr J. addressed the Citizens to day at the
Court House, giving a short narrative of his Capture.and Cap-
tivity. also his views in regard to the present Political State of
Mexico, and said it is all folly to think of Mexico acknowledging
our Independence Mr L. P. Cook also spoke for half an Hour-
and was very much applauded his was a war Speech-
Friday the 6th weather same- Mr Deyoung arrived yesterday
Evening from San Augustin, with his Daughter put up at Judge
Hart's Send off Eastern mail, the Cabble Case was decided to day
Watkins gets the Administration, but Mr Holland has appealed
verremos Debating Society met made my Speech and absquatulated
Saturday the 6th May 1843 Summer weather- Court still in
Session, a writ of sequestration was taken out for the two negroes
in my posession, in favor of Mrs Ann Cable I am going to Bond
them, which will keep them in my Posession for at least Six
months longer. Mr J. J. Hayter came in Town to day, we put
off our passing the Bill of sale till next Friday-
Sunday the 7th fine weather- dull day, all hands gone out to
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932, periodical, 1932; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101092/m1/246/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.