The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 54
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this Evening and camped in Town, saying he could not find my
residence, all right I preferr his unloading to morrow morning
Sunday the 11th warm & cloudy- Thos Ford delivered his load
of groceries all in good Order, paid him $63.75- Kept the House
all day, my Rheumatic pains returning again, well I can grin but
must bear it-
Monday the 12th May 1851' very warm & Cloudy- received
$62.50 of Sam Hayter, for a small tract of land- went on Horse-
back to gel Rusks had a two hours conversation with him about
matters and things in general- Mail from East arrived, no Letters,
rd the Delta, and a few other papers-
Tuesday the 13th very warm day, rode once, and walked up
Town once wrote a long Letter to my Son Charles, wrote a
Letter to Mitchel Editor of the Masonic Mirror or Masonic Signet
at San Louis Mo inclosed $2.50 in gold send him also six sub-
scribers to wit, N. J. Moore, J. II. Muckleroy J. S. Linn, James
Hart Wm W. Barrett, and Jno T. Shanks Sr- wrote him a long
communication respecting the negro Lodges existing in the United
Wednesday the 14th This was a true Summer day, rather a little
too warm took a ride to day, and feel much relief from my pains-
mail from west did not arrive till very late, received nothing but
some Austin & Houston papers, containing no news-
Thursday the 15th Summer has set in for good, and Shade and
cool Breezes are in requisition, received a Letter from Mr Walker
of Dallas, he did not send me the certificates I wanted, nor did he
send me the one send up to him by Mr Keen, Walker is a queer
chap certain- wrote a Letters (Electioneering) to Henry Ward
of Trinity County, and a Letter to the Editor of the Masonic
Signet Sant Louis, with J. S. Thorn & R. Weedin as new Sub-
scribers the young men in Town are getting up a party to be given
to the Misses Thompkins- mail arrived from New Orleans brought
letters from Charles & Mr Gallagher- it is now far past midnight
the last of the party are just departing- Wrote a letter to James
H. Durst Rio Grande City- send it via New Orleans
Fryday the 16th very warm day, read, nearly all day, took a
ride and applied the galvanic battery to my Rheumatic leg.
affords me relief, my old friend Capt 0. M. Wheeler in Town
Saturday May 17-1851' an other fine Summer day- wrote a
letter to the Comr Gel land office, inquiring if Conrad Eigenauer
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