The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 214
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the same business he being Perkin's Agent, mail from west & north
rd a letter from R. Scurry our Representative to Congress elect
Thursday the 11th cloudy weather, a little rain, in the after-
noon- wrote a Letter to Col James Truit, and an answer to R.
Scurry send off the negro Boy Tom with the waggon after a load
of corn due by Mr Perry of Douglass, Judge Joseph Herrington
of Angelina County was here to day brought me my Certificate of
Election as Senator of the 11th District. Joseph gone to Cherokee
Friday the 12th fine day- wrote a letter to J. H. Reagan
Palestine requesting him to send me the Patent and Deed from
Mr Huffer he obtained for me. wrote to Joshua, B. Hanks of
Plenitude P. office Anderson County- inquiring about T. G.
Hanks- send also a blank power of attorney for Archer Browning
to sign, if he is in that county- send a Power of attorney to the
widow Caldwell to sign to get the pay for Service for her late son
Lemuel Caldwell- who was in my Company in 1840 wrote to
Doctor Daken of Dallas Texas, in answer to his letter of
[blank] July last about a League & L. certificate he wants to
Saturday September 13th 1851 fine weather- wrote a petition
to the corporation of Nacogdochez praying for payment of $25 and
7 years Interrest thereon, for that amount advanced for said Cor-
poration made an agreement with Robert Mays of Shelby County
for Jackson Shield's pay as a volunteer in 1840, did not have the
requisite transfer agreed to send my Son to Mays House next
Monday to get the necessary Documents- advanced him $5. on
account of said Claim made an arrangement with John S. Roberts,
and Casimiro Garcia, for said Casimiro's claim on the Republic of
Texas for Services rendered in 1835- Roberts is to advance the
purchase monay to Garcia which is to be refunded to him out of
the proceeds of said Garcia's pay or land warrants he may get- to
which getting I have to attend, we are to divide the rest between
us- the said Roberts and myself
Sunday the 14th fine day- rather warm- the western mail was
brought in on Horseback last night (Paper mail left behind, Letter
mail arrived only) Judge Ochiltree and his family arrived from
Galvezton a Mr Tinnin Deputy Surveyor of Vanzandt County was
here- made an arrangement with him to Survey the Sherman
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