The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 72
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Tuesday the 18th weather same as yesterday, only a little more
so. Eastern mail arrived- no news- dispatched western mail,
Gels Rusk & Hunt paid us a visit to day- I belive my men who
were to get Shingles & Cover my House are gone to work once
more,- Gel Rusk confirms the report that Gel Houston has an
Wednesday the 19th weather a little more cool- settled with
Clevenger my account of Blacksmithing $15.88- and he gave
me $2.00 on Hoya's Store for the $11.622 Adams his waggoner
spend of my monay, the western mail came in, nothing new-
received from the war Department Certified Copies of my Muster
Roll of the Company Commanded in 1840 also the Orders from
the Department ordering the ranging on the frontier directed to
Thursday the 20th weather same, translated a Land Title for
Hudson Hall, he owes me $5.00 for same lives on the other side of
the Attoyacque, nothing else in the place stirring-
Friday the 21st Weather moderated, a fine brieze stirring all
day, at work improving the Farm for so I must now call our resi-
dence as that name is much more appropriate then any thing else
to news in Town, nothing from West East or South dull, dreary,
dead, defunct- poor old Nacogdochez N. B. Pigs, Poultry &
Potatoes in a thriving condition
Saturday the 22d July very warm, but not so oppressive as it
was a few days ago- made arrangements with Mr Moffitt to send
my two oldest Boys to school, to him. some business in the jus-
tices office- many country People in Town. A Soire at Judge
Sunday the 23d fine weather in the morning- nothing Stirring-
got hold of Jack Hinton by the Author of Charles O'Mahley- very
good- but much more Sentimental than Charley, wife & Daughter
went out ruralising with Mrs Phillipps- (Athala Hotchkiss) a
rain and Thunder Storm in the afternoon prevented my folks
from coming home- spend the Evening in taking both Paternal
and Maternal care of the Childern, and went head and Ears into
Jack Hinton till 2 oclock Past midnight-
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