The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 56
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Wednesday the 7th Cold & Cloudy in the morning a very
Strong north wind blowing all day which increased towards drak
[dark]. worked all day on the Lot' I am fencing in, did not do
much business in the office to day, a negro belonging to the young
man who died at Lee's of the Small Pox, died to day of the same
desease Mr Eder of Natchitochez here yet expects to leave here
to morrow- gave him a note on Gill & Legrand, to collect for
me which he is to give me credit for if collected;- entered into
writing with Mr Isaac Reynolds who lives on a place belonging
to Mrs Sterne & Mrs Mayfield, Mr Reynolds is to keep the place
for four years to keep it in good repair and to give it up peace-
able at the end of said time, gave the Instrument to be recorded
in the Clerk's office- Cold as Snow this Evening
Thursday the 8th February 1844 Cold- Cold, Cold Mr Eder
left this morning- gave him ten Dollars on account, told him to
send me a Bll of Flour, and some Iron I gave him an order for,
western mail arrived this afternoon, no news, the Washington
mail failed beyond Montgomery, send off the Eastern mail, busy
fencing in my BIG Lot
Friday the 9th Cold, & Cloudy, the Speaker of the House of
Representatives, Gel Darnell, Major D. S. Kaufman and Several
members of Congress passed trough here to day on their way
home, received the Captions of all Laws passed this Congress;
the most interresting to this County, is the total repeal of the
Cherokee Bill, which will be of immense benefit to this County,
had not time to speak much with any of the gentlemen- reced a
Letter from J. L. Hogg our Representative, nothing was done,
in my business; I expected that, the Invitation made to Gel
Lamar in 1841--- Sticks in Gel Houstons Maw- and all those
whose names were to that Invitation have fallen under his dis-
pleasure, and he will revenge himself in any way, exept such a
way, as is worthy of a gentleman-!!! Mr. Houghson from
Natchitochez arrived, stops with us-
Saturday the 10th weather same, left home for Douglass- ac-
companied by Mr Houghson, Mr Hoya & Mr Linn, stopped at
Col Raguets's took Dinner at Col R. who went with us as far
4The invitation was to a public dinner to be given at Nacogdoches in
which the signers took occasion to commend Lamar's frontier policy. The
Red-Lander, October 14, 1841.
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