The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 164
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she has a calf, gave him (Chirino) my Branding Iron to put it
on the Cow-, at noon Mr A. McDonald and Lady arrived from
Huntsville-- received a Letter from Judge Terrell he has not
paid the monay (Texas Treasury notes) he owes me to the General
Post Office Department as he ought to have done, but says he made
all right- Col Jennings arrived from washington-
Saturday the 9th weather allmost too hot to breathe Mr Mc-
Donald & Lady remain here to day- a very dull hot, lazy, day-
Col Thorn gave a Party in the Evening.
Sunday the 80th a cool Breeze in the morning, and a very heavy
rain in the Evening- Mr Roberts arrived and his Son and
Daughter all left at 4 P. M. to go as far as Jessy Wallings's a Mr
Collier travelling Agent for the Houston Telegraph arrived, stops
at my House. Placide is a little unwell to day,
Monday the 81st had a settlement with Mr Collier for the Hous-
ton Telegraph- gave him my note for $48.00 this amount mostly
was contracted under the old Law, but n'importe- I'll pay it--
Mr Collier left at noon- for Jessy Walling's-
Tuesday the 1st of August 1848 Cool bracing weather- it is as
cool as it generaly is in october- had a tremendous rain last
Evening- paid Wm Jones $5.50 on a note he has of mine which
he ought to credit me with, and which I Expect he will do- send
off western mail, wrote to the mail contractor Mr Goodman, that
if he does not come on himself or send me on monay to keep the
mail going it will stop.- I have allready advanced upwards of
Sixty dollars for him and can not go it any more- I also wrote
to Judge Terrill about our Land affair, hope he will give me a
favorable answer, or I shall be obliged to go after him to Crockett-
and if I do we will, and must, have a Settlement
Wednesday the 2d weather still cool, mail from the west arrived,
an officer from Matamoros arrived at Washington from Matamoros
with Despatches from Gel Woll respecting the armistice, received
a Letter from Judge Webb- grand master of Masons of Texas-
respecting the funds in my hands, requesting me to send them
on- received a Letter from Judge Terrell, acknowledging that he
is in Copartnership with me in the Land purchase of Douglass's
Estate purchased at probate sale, which I have settled with Doctor
Starr the Administrator Judge T. promises to settle with me on his
return from the Indian Treaty- received $325.00 Exchequer Bills
from Mr Miller Private Secretary of the President- to sell for
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