The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 318
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the Land, I would not sell it to him now, if he does not come in to
morrow, I shall not consider that I am under any obligation to sell
him the Land, under our former arrangement, Canfield left several
accounts against Persons with me to sue on.
Saturday May the 13th weather very warm- Town a little more
lively than usual- Hoya received a load of goods from Natch-
itochez. Mr Hayter came in, and I made out the Bill of sale for
the Land, received the mule he contracted for, at $100.00 also
$100.00 in Cash, his note for $50.00 payable next January, also
one for $175.00 payable next January in a waggon, Horses or
Mules at their Cash valuation, also one note for $175.00 payable
January 1845, which he can pay if he choses in Cotton at the then
market price- I must here state, that the last note we agreed
should bear ten pr Cent interest pr annum from and after the first
of January next, which trough mistake was not inserted in the
body of the note, but which Mr Hayter will no doubt rectify so soon
as I see him- sold the $50.00 note to Charles Whitaker for $30.00
in gold and five Bushels of Reye payable this fall or so soon as he
can reap and thrash it out- he has the note, and is to send me
in the monay to morrow
Sunday the 14th Commenced raining a little after day light and
rained very hard, till nearly noon- whitaker send me in the monay
for the note nothing stirring but negroes
Monday the 15th Cloudy, Sultry weather in the morning
Cleared up in the Evening, Eastern Mail arrived but did not bring
any thing- James Durst took out Licence to get married to Miss
E. R. Culp- got an invitation to the wedding but can not go-
Tuesday the 16th weather keeps Cloudy- Mr Hayter came in
and, I got a Horse, a fine watch and Chain and thirty dollars, $10
in Cash and his note of $175.00 which was payable in trade- and
I returned him the note of $175.00 which was payable in trade
next January- he corrected so far as he could the mistake he made
in writing the other note- respecting the omitting of putting in
the 10 pr Cent interest, Major Reiley returned
Wednesday the i17th a little rain last night looks like rain to
day, got $15.00 from Mr Wm R. Scurry on account of the Horse
business he gave me also an Order on his Brother for ten dollars
more which will when I get it set us even about the Horse, am now
ready to start but it looks so much like rain I will deferr it till to
morrow- Mr Thouvenin arrived from Liberty County
Here’s what’s next.
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