The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 57
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
by different Suits, and will therefore enable me more to pay up
then it would otherwise- western mail brought] me a letter from
Doctor Keenan, also one from James B. Shaw State Comptroller-
inclosing a Certificate for John Pate for $14.51 as Juror in 1841-42,
also returning me the Tax receipt on James Maffitts land in
Angelina County; lots of Papers from the west the Congressional
Canvass between Gel McLeod & Volney E. Howard runs high, and
they appear to pay one an other very poor compliments.
Thursday the 29th warm & occasionally cloudy- entered into
an arrangement with Mr James Plant, as follows- Mr P. is to
send on here all my notes given to Individuals in New York in
1846 which are yet unpaid and not in Suit- when all are here in
the hands of Doctor Starr (who is to be the agent for the
creditors)- I am to confess Judgement upon all of them, (but if
possible all notes ought to be made one Suit of) with the express
understanding that no Execution is to issue till Novr 1852, but
they no levy is to be made upon said Execution untill March 1853,
in the mean time I am to pay to Doctor Starr such amounts as I
chose from time to time, got a Copy of the agreement filed away
my Son Charles arrived pr to nights Stage from Grand Ecore
having quit New Orleans for the summer- answered the Letter
of C. G. Keenan, and acknowledged the receipt of J. B. Shaws
Letter, requesting an answer to my letter respecting the claims
of Corder, sent on sometime ago
Friday the 30th May 1851 Summer day, very warm, Mr Plant
left this morning for New York, and Mr Silverberg for home in
Mississippi, our old friend Levinson returned- on a visit- gave
0. L. Holmes our County Clerk Chevallier's & Bondies's Deeds to
my wife, for the Loco lands to be recorded, also a Suplementary
Schedule for same as required by law. Judge Ochiltree returned
last night from Galvezton, informs me that it is probable that I
will have an opponent in Col Long of Crockett- I am willing
Saturday the 31st very warm, rain wanting very much, Crops
commence to suffer for want of rain;- attended the probate
Court to day got four months on the Estate of Conrad Eigenauer
to settle in- wrote to Messrs Kennedy & Fisher of New Orleans
in answer to a letter received of them in relation to Mr Lindley's
land in Rusk County, advising him to appoint an agent eta-
wrote a letter to A. S. Ruthven. and one to M. B. Menard, on
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