The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 213
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
DIARY OF ADOLPHUS STERNE
EDITED BY HARRIET SMITHER, ARCHIVIST, TEXAS STATE LIBRARY
Friday the 5th [September, 1851] weather very warm, walked
to Mr Parmalee's to day and back-being more than I could do
for a month past-
Saturday the 6th hot day, wrote a Letter to Fred. Fountleroy
Jasper in answer to one reed. from him, western mail brought a
Letter from Gel Sam Houston, on business- Letter filed- rd a
Letter from General E. B. Nichols- says he dont want Charles
till the River rises- that is not keeping word Gel nichols! we
made different arrangement at Cincinnatti on the 27 June last-
Sunday 7th weather hot & Cloudy- wrote to A. J. McGowan
Editor of the Texas Presbiterian, requesting him to send the
Bye laws of our Chapter, if printed to W. W. Barrett, who has
the money to pay him for them, answered Nichols's Letter, dito
gel Houstons, read Wacousta, by Major Richardson- good- com-
menced to read Consuelo- by Geo Sand- good again used Bar-
tine's Lotion for my Rheumatism, helps me very much
Monday September 8th 1851 very warm day,- Mrs Beveridge
commenced her Semenary to day, she teaches in the old university,
send my little Daughter Rosine to her, wrote a letter to Gel. E. B.
Nichols Galvezton about my Son Charles- received a letter from
gel J. S. Mayfield recommending a young man as a candidate for
one of the clerkships in the Senate.
Tuesday the 9th warm, till 12 oclock, had a young Storm without
rain- put a New Roof to the Kitchen- answered Gel Mayfield's
letter recd yesterday. rode up Town on Horseback, Mr Pollock our
Representative very Sick,
Wednesday the 10th Cloudy- rain after dinner till near sun
set- Wrote a letter to Mr Kellough and wife, formerly widow
Earle- respecting a claim of land of Mr Perkins of New York,
inclosed the letter to Doctor Jowers requesting him to send it to
the Kelloughs- wrote to James Plant of New York, respecting
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935, periodical, 1935; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117143/m1/232/?rotate=90: accessed February 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.