The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 68
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wilbourne got married, to a Miss Ward, Mr Peck left for San
Thursday the 9th weather dito- Doctor Lewis commenced to
board with us- Lodge met this Evening nothing new- exept
Joe Wilbourn was Serenaded last night
Friday the 30th Cloudy, but very Sultry- send off Eastern
mail pr Lafayette A. Holland, wrote to the Lodge in San Augustin,
respecting the dues to the Grand Lodge, also to N. H. Darnell, on
same subject- received from B. J. H. Holland $800. and from B.
Blake $176.00 in Texas Treasury notes as Deputy District Grand
Master- being the amount due from Milam Lodge No 2. to the
Grand Lodge of the Republic of Texas up to 1st January 1841
gave Mr F. Hoya a note drawn in my favor by Benayah Thompson
for $200.00 dated payable the 1st April 1842. upon which there
is a credit of $21.43 he (Mr Hoya) is to collect said note from
Thompson who I belive is at Galvezton.
Saturday the first of July 1843 rain this morning- noon, and
all day- made out my quarterly Post Office returns omitted in
stating yesterday that I have received on account of dues by Milam
Lodge No 2. to the Grand Lodge $32.50 in Exchequer Bills of this
government in payment of the G. L. Dues for the year (1842)
eighteen hundred and forty two. nothing new. Militia Company
Classed to day into Six Classes, I am out of that Scrape
Sunday July 2.1843 Cloudy, rain, and some sunshine no news
from any quarter-
Monday the Sd fair weather, all the officers of the County
(militia) met for a Regimental drill, it is now ascertained that
Jackson Todd is elected Colonel and Nathan wade Lieutenant
Col- the Eastern mail arrived. It is rumored that Commodore
Moore has Captured one of the Mexican Steamers, Montezuma and
so much cripled the Guadalupe that he will capture her also; (it
may be a mistake in the names in place of the Montezuma it may
be Guadalupe) for my part I hope it may be so for it will accelarate
the Peace which I hope will be concluded between Mexico and
Texas. received pr mail several notes in favor of A. W. Canfield,
which are to be collected, or sued on Mr Bondies arrived from
Tuesday the 4th fine day- the 3d Regiment of Texas militia
in Town for muster- all went off well- exept a Small chunk
of a fight between old friends -whiskey was the cause of the
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