The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 67
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Diary of Adolphus Sterne
order for James M. Gullatte for his Discharge and his pay in
Monday the 21st Hot, Hot, hot! Mr Pistole, and McClennan of
Leon County arrived purchased land of Judge Taylor, they stop
with me- The R. A. chapter met to day, conferred degrees on
Doctor Bockin, on Newel and Hulen B. Crain, was in the C [h] apter
till 3 hours passed midnight -saw many persons from the country,
prospect very bright
Tuesday the 22d July 1851 was at the Lodge from breakfeast
time till after 12 oclock- conferring the Mark and Past M.
Degrees on Archibald Hotchkiss David Rusk & Thos C. Barrett,-
the Sons of Temperance had a procession in which our Lodge
joined by invitation, the Revd Simpson Shepherd delivered an
address at the Temperance Hall My Son Charles, and my little
grandson Charles are sick with the fever, I hope not dangerous-
Gel J. Pinkney Henderson is in Town, I gave him a patent for
240 acres land lying in Harriss County originally granted to
[blank] Booker, Henderson is the attorney of Aaron H.
Bean of New York to whom I owe a debt of about $350, I gave
him this Patend, to see if Bean will take it as whole or in part
payment of said debt- Ambrose Ewbanks a Candidate for the
Legislature for Nacogdochez & Angelina is with us to night-
Wednesday the 23d Weather tremendously hot- was in Town
for a short time wrote Tickets for the Election nearly all day-
each Ticket for this County having 13 names on it- the Sick
Childern are better-western mail arrived reed a letter from Mr
Donley of Rusk informing me that Mr Clark had transferred my
lots in said Town- right- also a letter from gel land office
respecting Elenor Galliens head right- send the letter inclosed
in mine to J. C. Gallien, for his information- one from adjutant
Gel in answer to my inquiry respecting Roswell Gorman's Soldiers
Claim for pay in Dolson's Company to repel Vasques- and in reply
to an Inquiry about B. B. S [t] urges's claims, he refers me to
Starr & Amory rece [iv] ed a large lot of Papers-
Thursday the 24th wrote to Roswell Gorman, inclosing the letter
from adjutant Gel. with a request to send it back to me after
informing himself of its contents- Capt Crosby is in Town-
wrote to Jacob Masters, and J. H. Bracken Esqr inclosing Tickets
for the Election, wrote a letter to Wm. P. Allison of Houston
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