The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 56
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
the Candidates for Congress is in Town;- our Town is improving
two large two Story Houses have been raised on the Square within
the last 10 days
Saturday the 24th had a fine rain last night, cool to day- Col
Wallace, and L. Dale Evans made Speaches to day in the court
House; I dont think Evans will get many votes here- good many
people in Town Eastern & western mails arrived, no news in
Sunday the 25th a little rain again last night, like all Sundays
this was a very dull day
Monday the 26th Started at a little after sun up, in company with
Mr Horatio Nelson, to Marion Angelina County, Judge Clark
overtook us on the road, got to Marion at 12, after dinner the
District Court was opened by Judge Clark, after empannelling,
and Charging the Grand Jury, Mr Pollock, a candidate to repre-
sent Angelina & Nacogdochez, and myself, got possession of the
Court House, and addressed the citizens of that County then in
Town (about 60) I belive I am authorized to flatter myself, in
beliving that I'll get nearly a unanimous vote in Angelina, whither
I have opposition or not, paid my friend Doctor Young a visit,-
I find that a ride of 20 miles has not done my Rheumatic pain
any injury, but feel better then I did before I left home. Stopped
at the House of a Mr Davis- all three candidates for District
Judge are here-
Tuesday May 27th 1851 beutifull day- left Marion after day
light light- arrived at home at 10 oclock last nights mail brought
a letter from Charles dated 18th (New Orleans) still homesick.
Mr Bondies has returned home after a very long absence to Sabine
pass- our Priest Mr Chambaudut has also returned from Gal-
vezton- Mr Edward Plant arrived during my absence, have not
seen him yet. My Rheumatism has allmost left me-
Wednesday the 28th weather same, Mr Bondies transferred to
my wife his half of 1500 acres land situated on the Loco Creek
Mr Silverberg, of Canton Miss arrived at my House, Mr Plant
and myself, had the following arrangement about my New York
debts -to wit- I am to confess Judgement on all the debts,
provided there is a Stay of Execution till March 1853 this will
enable me to pay in the mean time to the Agent Doctor Starr such
monay as I may have from time to time, this also will enable me
to do some kind of Business without being disturbed every day
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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/m1/64/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.