The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 37, July 1933 - April, 1934 Page: 59
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
weather to day, all the Peach Trees are in Blossom, and if we
should happen to get hard frosts again, our hopes for fruit will
again be destroyed, wrote a Letter to Alexander Phillipps of New
Orleans and packed up all the Papers concerning the League
and Labor of Land, of the Heirs of Juan Clemente Cortez out
of which I intend to give Mr Phillipps his 800 acres, I inclose
in the Package the Patent for the Land, which Mr Hoya is to
bring back with him- I only send it for the satisfaction of Mr
Phillips, so that he sees that all is right- there have been so
many bad claims sold in New Orleans that they are now very
particular about Land and Land Claims- I also made memo-
randum or addition to the Letter I wrote to John Thielen in
December last which I intended to send by Mr Holland, and did
not send, because Mr Holland did not go--
Monday the 19th- weather moderated, but does not look like
rain, hard at work planting Trees in the new fenced in Lot,
Major Greer, the Senator of San Augustin came here on his way
home, dined with us and went up to Mr Orton's to stay all night,
Joe the Black Boy is sick with fever and ague, got medecine's
for him from Doctor Starr, Doctor Irion dined with us he is
going to move into Col Raguet's House, very good-
Tuesday the 20th February 1844 rain last night, and a gentle
rain all day to day, does not do much harm to any body- or
any thing, but is of great service to the Trees I have planted
yesterday- wrote a long Letter to Bernard Cohen, and gave a
list of articles which I want Mr Hoya to purchase for me in New
Orleans, packed up all my Correspondence I had written and the
Documents send to Alexander Philips and gave them to Mr
I-Ioya- settled up with Mr Hoya, and after all demands and off-
setts are shown, I remain in his debt only Six Dollars and seventy
Wednesday the 21st rain last night, rains a little this morn-
ing, but not enough to prevent me from working in the gardens;
where I was employed nearly all day, wast at the office only a
short time, received a Letter from Gel Houston, by a Mr Clay-
brook, who went on by way of San Augustin to Shreveport,
Doctor Lewis and Judge Hart who have been at variance for
some time made up all matters to day, very good-
Thursday the 22d fine weather- Mr Nelson settled with me
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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/m1/67/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.