The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 228
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Mrs Sterne to Laura, Placide, and Miss Cummings- red a letter
and pe [ti] tion from Edward Tyler also one from James R. Arnold
and one from J. A. Ragan of Natchitochez also a letter from Gel
Rusk- who wants me to send him the names and residence of the
Senators- to send them Documents from Washington
Monday the 17th beutifull weather, warm- sold Wm C. Stanley,
certificate for $460.50 to Hamilton & Mancock- intorduced a Bill
for the relief of the Heirs of Haden Arnold decd one for Casimiro
Garcia, the Petition of Theresa Tyler, the Memorial of Mr J. A.
Ragan of Louisiana who offers to dry up all the Lakes in Texas and
render them tillable- wrote to charles
Tuesday the 18th rain last night-- fine day to day- got a
Patent for a league of land out of the land office for Edward Tyler
and inclosed it to him pr mail to day- introduced a Bill for the
Relief of Charles Chevallier assignee of Napoleon Devaltz.45
43Sterne died in New Orleans, March 27, 1852. His remains were later
brought to Nacogdoches and reinterred in the family burying ground.
Hunter, "Diary of Adolphus Sterne, rich in Texas history, is presented at
joint session" in Houston Chronicle, February 15, 1925. At the special
session of the fourth legislature in 1853, Governor Bell in his message
referred to Sterne as "a good man and a tried patriot," and Mr. Pollock
delivered an address in his honor. Fourth Legislature, Special Session,
House Journal, 36, 116-9.
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