The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 70
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
New Orleans, Mr Joost sells his Effects sans ceremony- the
Probate court ought to notice this
Sunday the 9th- rain, nearly all day- translated a Land Title
belonging to the widow Bethany Rogers-
Monday the 10th Cloudy; worked in the Garden till 9 a. m. was
called up Town, by Judge Hart, to hold a meeting in Consequence
of the news having reached here that Commodore Moore has taken,
the Mexican War Steamer Guadalupe, and probably the rest of the
Fleet, the meeting was called to order, Col Thorn Chairman, and
myself Secretary, Col J. H. Holland addressed the meeting in a
very Eloquent manner- setting the difficulties which surrounded
Com. Moore, and the persecution of even his own governt the
immaginary dread of Steam Ships and Paixhan Guns- the meet-
ing adjourned till 5 P. M. a committee having been previously
been [sic] appointed - to draft Resolutions to show the feelings
of the People of Nacogdochez County in regard to the Com-
modore- Doctor Starr the Chairman of said Committee at 5 P. M.
presented Resolutions highly complimentary to Com. Moore and
Col Morgan, the Commissioner who was send to New Orleans by
our President to take charge of the Navy eta, after the adjourn-
ment of the meeting several kegs of Powder were made use of in
various manners, and the Citizens generally Serenaded all the
Ladies in Town, and the assembly broke up very harmoniously at
3 Oclock A. M. on the- was reelected associate Justice C. C.
Tuesday the 11th July near day it began to rain as if all the
food gates of Heaven had been opened, send off the western
mail, (omitted to state on yesterday that Mr Bondies, and Mr
Peck arrived from San Augustin)
Wednesday the 12 fair weather, Mr Peck & Bondies left for
Crockett. western mail arrived no news, received letters from Mr
Goodman telling me to go on with the mail contract eta at all
risks- very well- very busy building a Barn- Mr Chevallier
who returned from New Orleans brings no news-
Thursday July the 18 very hot weather, no business going on,
paid Madame Candida Delgado Ten Dollars on Account of a larger
sum I owe her for which she holds my note, upon which the Ten
Dollars ought to be credited, Col Thorn and Lady spend the
Evening with us-
Friday the 14th very very very hot- had however a fine Shower
of rain in the Evening to cool the air- John Adams the old
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