The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 69
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
quarrell no doubt- Major Muse, and Mr Parker, (the two Candi-
dates for the Senate,) made Speaches in the Court House if all is
true they said against one an other they are both very bad men,
but we must make some allowance for Electioneering eta eta
Wednesday July the 5th fine weather- send of my son Charles
with the western mail, wrote to G. K. Teulon G. Secretary of the
Grand Lodge, send also in the mail all the returns of Milam
Lodge No 2. from its Commencement of working under the G. L.
of Texas up to December 27th 1842 up to which time all dues are
paid, agreable to the several Resolutions passed by the Grand
Lodge- the funds are in my hands- Major James Durst as
agent for Madame Procela alias Ma Dolores de Soto settled with
me to the Satisfaction of all parties- made an arrangement with
John Johnson to carry the mail between Mount Airy and Sabine
Town- at seven dollars Texas Exchequer bills pr each Trip-
Johnson gets only five dollars for this first trip in consequence
of having send my Son to Mt Airy- this arrangement is only to
last till Mr Goodman arrives, or till I can hear from him.
Thursday the 6th very hot weather, hard at work in Building
a House for fodder, oats eta, commonly called a Barn- western
mail arrived, received a letter from Mr Burke about Mrs Darts
Books and Plate left in posession of Charles Sims, nothing par-
ticularly new from the West, exept that General Rusk has declined
to be a Candidate for the office of Major General in Consequence
a Call by several citizens has been made on Col J. S. Mayfield to
become a candidate for that office, send off Eastern mail pr John
Johnson being his first trip to Sabine Town-
Friday the 7th fine weather, Settled with 0. L. Holmes up. to
this day, owe him one dollar, which (if god willing) I'll pay him
to morrow, after dinner went out to Mr Taliafero's Place accom-
panied with my wife, Daughter, Mr Nelson & Lafayette Holland-
found Capt Taliafero the Father in Law of friend Ned. very sick,
Doctor Rains in attendance, the elder Mrs. Taliafero is as amiable
a Lady as her Daughter, and I only regret that we paid this visit
at a time so unpropitious; however my wife is much pleased with
Taliafero's Family- old & young- got home at 8. P. M.
Saturday the 8th fine weather; Election to day for Justice of
the Peace, received 32 out of 33 votes, gave my own to old man
Hyde- an auction of the Effects of John Lussan who is an Idiot at
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