The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 222
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
papers among them the New Orleans Weekly Delta for which I sub-
scribed for a year, received a letter from Yoacum & McCriarre of
Huntsville advising me about 640 acres of land of mine amongst
A. Macdonalds papers is the Patent for the same, received a let-
ter from M. B. Erwin of Austin-
Friday the 18th good Friday- fine weather till towards noon
when it clouded up and looked like it was going to rain very hard
but the Storm passed over- every thing looks in its holyday
clothes vegetation flourishing, a fine prospect of plenty fruit,
and without an accident we will have a fine year for every thing,
for crops of all discriptions look well and flourishing- wrote a
Letter to Messrs Yoakum & McCriarre of Huntsville telling them
how McDonald came in possession of the Patent, which is mine I
have retained a copy of the Letter, wrote to gel land office for a
certified copy of Francisco Acosta's Headright 640 acres which is
the patent in possession of Messrs Yoakum & McCriarre wrote to
Charles G. Kennan in answer to his letter of the 5th inst Erwin's
Letter received yesterday needs no answer, send an order to Grand
Ecore pr Thos Ford to get a load of groceries expected to be
there send by my Son Charles from New Orleans, he is to receive
2j pr lb Delivered here, and charge if he finds no goods there
Saturday April 19th 1851 This was a real Summer day, the
heat was as intense at 5 P. M. as it is in June, wrote to my son
Charles, and to James S. Cartwright of Houston county this last
is an Electioneering letter.
Sunday the 80th Rain last night, fine weather to day, looks a
litlelike rain towards Sun Set- this being Easter Sunday passed
the day, in arranging and fixing my Library all my Books are
now concentrated in the Library in stead of being in every room
& Corner of the house
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Texas State Historical Association & Barker, Eugene C. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934, periodical, 1934; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101094/m1/241/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.