The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 47
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
lbs Pork from Blake & Parmalee on account of 108 lbs of Beef I
loaned them on the 11th Novr last taking Latham's Pills for my
fever & ague-
Wednesday the 27th fine weather, white frost last night, St
John's day, Lodge met to day, but did not go in consequence of
expecting my ague & fever, this being the day, wrote a Con-
gratulary Letter to the Lodge Mr Dwier went with his waggon to
Natchitochez send by him the Deed for half League Land sold to
Delmore, wrote to Capt Delmore, to my Brother Isaac, & Eugenia
wrote to Madame P. Bossier, I wrote also to Mr Eder, requesting
him to send me a Piece of Calicoe, 1 pc of Domestic 1 pc Towels
1 Sack Salt & 5 glls whiskey and a Steel mill, gave Dwier one-dollar
to purchase some Bakers's Bread, send all the Letters pr Mr
Dwier- missed my fever & ague this afternoon it being now
8 P. M-
Thursday the 98th December 181 weather continued very fine,
missed my fever & ague intierly, hurrah for Mr Wm Latham, and
his Pills- Mr Dwier by whom I send my Letters eta yesterday
did not start till to day- paid Mr H. M. Smith $15.00 which
I received from him some 18 months ago for advertizing the sepa-
ration of Hall's Estate- which advertizement was not inserted
in the Red Lander-
Friday the 29th fine weather all day, Cloudy & a S. wind
after Sun down- wrote a few Lines to Mr Eder pr Wm Graham,
wrote a long Letter to Alexander Philipps, and to John. L. Thielen
of New Orleans, the Letters to be send by Mr J. H. Holland Esqr
who is going to N. Orleans, in a few days- Doctor Irion & Lady
are in Town, stopped at Doctor Starr's Capt Archibald Hotchkiss
in Town stops with me all night
Saturday the 0Oth weather warm & Cloudy- a drizly rain fell
during the day- Doctor Irion & Lady dined with us, Board of
Land Commissioners sat dispatched three cases- received my re-
ceipt from the County Clerk as associate Justice $6.00
Sunday the 31st last day of the year, weather warm cloudy, rained
last night, made out my quarterly Post office report, settled with
Doctor Lewis, he falls in my debt $20.12 on a full settlement up
to this day, a Mr Lane from alabama stops with us to night,- Mr
Thos Barrett arrived from San Augustin
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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/m1/55/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.