The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 60
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60 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Thursday the 12th rather cool morning- received a Letter from
J. H. Reagan about the Huffer's Claims- answered the letter
immediatly- re[cei]ved also a letter from Doctor Jowers, (Poh-
tics) answered also, immidiatly-
Friday the 13th left home, on an electioneering tour, as well
as to be at Huntsville Walker County on the 22d of this month
to attend the Convocation of the Grand Chapter of the State as a
Delegate from this Chapter- passed through Douglass, and Linn-
wood to John Connor's in Cherokee County- got a power of
attorney from Connor as administrator on J. S. Thompson's
Estate to collect, on halves, all that may be coming to said Thomp-
son as a Sergeant in my Company of Rangers in 1840, gave Con-
nor a receipt accordingly, stopped all night
Saturday the 14t1h left early after Breakfeast in Company with
Mr Ashcroft- arrived at the Town of Rusk at 10 A. M., Town
full of the Sovereign People listening to Candidates making all
kind of Speaches, went home with Joe Ables, stopped all night
Sunday the 15th left after Breakfeast Crossed the Nechaz at
Stinson's ferry saw Mr W. W. Pharr of Anderson County, he
gave me a Claim of $27 against the late Republic of Texas to col-
lest being for wittness fees in a State case vs Saml Stivers- ar-
rived at Martin Murchison's sun down- stopped-
Monday the 16th Commenced electioneering in good earnest
visited about 15 or more Houses, belive my chance good on San
Pedro stopped all night with my Friend J. S. Carthwright.
Tuesday June 17th 1851 Left early, met Capt D. C. Ogden at
the Pine Spring arrived at Jacob Master's at noon stopped for
the day and all night- rained very hard this afternoon, done
much good, but it did not extend far- the Stages from Nacog-
dochez, and Huntsville arrived, this being the half way House
Wednesday the 18th left early, arrived at Crockett at noon,
dined at my opponent's- Col Long's, left after dinner in com-
pany with Judge Randolph a Candidate for the lower I-ouse for
this, Trinity and Anderson Counties, went to Cook's mills where
we parted, I went to Col J. J. Hall lately married to Mlrs Sharp.
lately, she was Miss Mahela Roberts whom I knew as a little
girl- stopped all night, and was treated, as a man generally is,
treated at a true gentleman's House,
Thursday the 19th left early, saw many persons to day, mostly
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