The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 152
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for offices in the Senate, answered Tankersley, and Lott's letters
the Eastern mail arrived again without a new Orleans mail re-
ceived a Letter from Mr Lindley of Powhatten Ark. about his land
in Rusk County
Friday the 29th weather moderate,- can walk about the House a
little, nothing new stirring-
Saturday the 30the August 1851 nothing new- getting better
with a vengeance, can not walk five minutes at a time before I am
compelled to lay down again- western mail arrived, rd a Letter
from David Ayers, wants me to send him a Copy of a deed from
Manuel Procela to J. J. Linn given to me by Judge Buckley, to
get the Heirs of Manuel Procela to make a new Deed- did not
succeed in getting the new Deed, received also a letter from a Mr
Bell of Austin County, and Plasters of Grimes, both want to be
elected officers of the Senate- no Eastern mail
Sunday the 31st August dull day- read all day with the exeption
of a letter written to David Ayers, inclosing him the Deed of the
Manuel Procela League of land.
Monday September 1st 1851 fine day getting better very slow-
a mail has arrived at last from New Orleans, recd a lot of old news
papers, and a letter from my friend James Robinson of Durham-
one do from Mr James plant of New York dated July 21st- rd a
letter from F. B. Brown of Marion Angelina C. inclosing two
claims against the late Republic of Texas one for $
[blank] in favor of Mr Maginnis and one for $ .. . [blank]
in favor of Mr Galloway claims filed- (though they are too late)
answered the letter to Brown wrote to the Yankee Blade telling
them that I paid Horatio Nelson four dollars--
Tuesday the 2d well, I went up Town in the Buggy, and attended
as agent of Joseph Polvador to the selling of 640 acres land out of
the Estate of Jose de los Santos Coy's Estate got David Muckleroy
to bid it off at $500. there being an understanding about it-
inasmuch as the Debts of the Estate are only due to Polvador &
myself, the land which is realy not worth the $500, is to be
reconveyed by Mucleroy- to me or Polvador or both of us, as
Polvador and we can agree, I have Polvador obligation among my
Wednesday Sepr 3d 1851 cool night, and morning- Rd a Power
of attorney from W. A. Corder to collect monay due him by the
late Republic of Texas- gave me his discharge for a month's
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