The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 216
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and to my surprise (not having seen it afore) some 60 Ladies
were present and partook of the Barbacue, after the Repast, the
Candidates for the Senate made Speachez, as a matter of course
they promised much- the Candidates for the lower House also
Spoke. (Pleasant Grey Genl Lewis, and Mr Jones) all promising
to make the People happy in Case they are elected- Lewis's Chance
in my opinion is the best for the House- for Senate (in the
County) Doctor Barnett) was introduced to several Persons, whom
I do not now recollect-
Friday the 18th fine weather- left for home at 3 P. M. went on
as far as Cincinnatti, stopped at Hunters, got a good supper, but
Saturday the 19th fine weather left after Breakfeast arrived at
Crockett at 4 P. M. Stopped at Mr Tudds, a new large House,
Mrs T. was Sick therefore I will not complain about the mean
Supper and worse Breakfeast, the Charge however was good
Sunday the 20th fair weather, passed Masters's- & McLeans's
found Mr Peck still here, sick, also Mr Gill, both however are
getting better, the latter is sick (or relapsed) in consequence of
his imprudence in eating water mellons- stopped all night at Mr
Monday the 21st fair weather, in the morning, Cloudy the rest
of the day- left after Breakfeast, accompanied by one of the young
McKnights- arrived at home at 1 P. M. found all well- during
my absence received a Letter from Thos Ogilvy dated at Savannah
Georgia, in consequence of this Letter I shall pospone the Sale of
the Land in Montgomery County, till I can write to- and hear
from him again, received also a Letter from a Mr John Robinson
from Rochester New York respecting some Land, and wants infor-
mation respecting a claim he holds against Archibald Hotchkiss,
received a Letter and 15 glls. whiskey pr David Wood from H. IM.
Eder of Natchitochez the Eastern Mail arrived in the Evening, a
Letter from Canfield- a Red Lander- and nothing else- this
day the writs of Election were signed and send out to the different
Precincts-- Judge Hart whose time is nearly out resigned-- so as
to give the People an oportunity to Elect a new Chief Justice
the Judge however is a Candidate for reelection and no doubt
will be reelected-
Tuesday the 22d the weather has changed last night and is as
cold as it generaly is in October, send off western mail, wrote to
Here’s what’s next.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933, periodical, 1933; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101093/m1/236/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.