The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 54
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Business in the office to day, had a hot fever again last night,
commenced to take medecine to day Mr Eder arrived from
Natchitochez, brought me a Letter from David F Tabor, inform-
ing me of the Death of Madame Placide Bossier, that she died
on Sunday morning the 14th Inst at day light and was buried
on the next day at noon- Mr Tabor mentions that the Deceased
made a will a few days before she died, in which my wife and
Daughter are remembered-
Sunday January 28th Cold night and morning, had a most
splendid day to day made out twenty one Executions to day for
the Estate of E. M. Eakin dated on yesterday, this being Sun-
day- Col K. L. Anderson arrived from Washington, brings
no very particular news, exept that there was a Bill passed in
the Senate repealing the Cherokee Land Bill- good- if the
Bill passes and is signed by the Executive; this County will be
a Sam Houston County again, Col Anderson also brought me a
Commission as Deputy District Grand Master of this District
for the next year, signed by General N. Darnell as grand master
Monday the 29th fine weather- the Board of Road Commis-
sioners met, was reelected associate Justice of the County Court,
also overseer of the Streets and Roads within the Limits of the
Tuesday the 80th warm weather, Cloudy, but no rain had an
other fever and ague last night, took more medecine to day, sat
as associate Justice of the Probate Court, the negro man who
nursed the person which died of the Small Pox, was taken with
the same desease, and it is very much feared that Doctor Starr
is affected,- the old negro in my Possession sick but not Small
Pox- Doctor Lewis attending on him
Wednesday the 31st South wind, Cloudy, but no rain, the old
negro sick yet, my Son Charles has a fever nothing serious how-
ever- Doctor Starr very Sick, it is thought he has the Small
Pox- there is an other case on the Hill at Lee's, nothing tran-
spired in Town, Eastern mail arrived, send off western mail,
Thursday the 1st February 1844 rain last night rain till 11
oclock today, Bayous rising, and Roads as they were before, a
Strong team could not bring 600 Picketts out of the woods,
which in good weather is hardly a load for a pair of Horses, the
western mail arrived did [not] bring any news, Doctor Starr
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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/m1/62/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.