The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 313
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
the monay or any part of it is to account to me for it- gave Mr
Eder Letters of introduction eta-
Saturday the 25th saw Mr Henry Krabers, purchased of him one
Third of a League of Land, deed and Power of attorney made out
in C. 9. Taylor's name but in fact belongs to Mr Bennett Blake
and myself- on the purchase monay Mr Blake owes me $37.50c
and then all the benefit resulting from said purchase is to be
divided equally between us, gave H. Kraber my Bond for $100.00
payable when I get the Patent for his Land which I purchased
from him the Steam Boats Rowena- Starr, Republic and Maid of
Iowa arrived and went away again- Business appears to be brisk-
Streets very muddy- goods plenty, cotton rising- had an inter-
view with Capt Peter Delmore, he is perfectly satisfied respecting
our Land arrangements- want me to make out a deed to his
Daughter Josefina Delmore for the Land. he paid me $35.00
which he owed me for monay advanced for him for Taxes eta for
said Land- he is yet in my debt $13.50 for which he says he will
send me something
Sunday the 6th November a most tremendous rain fell all day
Swimming between where Madame P. Bossier lives and the main
Town- so that I could not get home till a Horse was send for me
to ride trough the water, went up the Hill and spent the Evening
at Ma's till 10 P. M. went to Bed-
Monday the 27th no rain but Streets two feet deep mud- Mr
Albert Long's Waggon came in also Clevengers, waggon, Hamilton's
and Franlin Sparks went Security for Franklin Sparks for a
Bale of Cotton to Mr Eder. the Cotton to be delivered to me at
Nacogdochez for Mr Eder within one month from this date, loaded
all my purchases on Mr Albert Longs's Waggon, took his Re-
Tuesday the 98th no rain but Cloudy- waggons started, told
every body good beye purchased all the Articles for consumption
on the Road and had my Horse Shod before- cost $1.25
Wednesday the 29th November tremendous Rain last night--
yet we started this morning at 7 A. M. rain on the road- had [t] o
walk over Bridges got elegantly wet before getting 12 miles-
arrived at Joseph Clark's at 12 oclock- stopped all day.
Thursday the 80th rain, rain, rain, stopped all day, nearly dead
with ennui- Joe Clark a fine fellow
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