The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 316
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office done but little business for Chevallier Miss Maria Hotchkiss,
Miss Martha Pollitt and my Charles are gone out to Capt Hotch-
kiss's Place on the Moral
Thursday the 14th warm this morning rained last night com-
menced to make a Room out of the old Smoke House tore down the
Partition I made last Spring and now is a fine Room- Mr Jones
worked for me to day, I am Still making Improvements, on my
Place, God knows if it will be of any account after all- Mr Hoya
again started to Crockett Mr Blake informed me that he has sold
the land I purchased of Kraber when last at Natchitochez for
$450.00 $250.00 payable in cotton down, and the ballance in one &
two years- our absentees Charley, Miss Maria & Miss Pollitt re-
turned from the Moral- Juan Manzola whom I Employed to
work for me to day commenced his days work but was informed
that his child had died after leaving home (an infant) so he
knoked off work and went home to make a Coffin to burry the
Friday the 15th December 1848 rain last night, all night-
raining a little this morning, finished my Boy's Room and, finished
the Hen House, it appears that if it was not for my having some-
thing to occupy me, the Blue Devils would get hold of me, went up
Town late in the afternoon, and found the whole Town nearly
Saturday the 16th Cloudy and looks very much like rain; the
Bayou Lanana was out of its Banks during the night, it is falling
now- 8. A M.- Mrs Sterne sat up all night with her Sister Mrs
Taylor who is very Sick- much business to do at the office to day
for Mr C. Chevallier no mail has arrived since my return from
Sunday the 17th fair weather once more, no business doing
to day, Mrs Taylor better, went gunning in the morning, and
visiting friends, in the afternoon
Monday the 18th Cold and Cloudy, very cold towards Evening at
the office nearly all day, felt sick at dark- went to bed without
supper with a little fever on me
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