The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935 Page: 68
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County, mail from East received a letter from R. Parmalee from
Friday- July the 25th 1851 much appearance of rain all day,
but it is dry- at Sun set- Judge Taylor returned from his
Electioneering tour he is in good Spirits, Capt Crosby dined with
us to day- received from Wm W. Barrett a Certificate belonging
to Mrs Emily Thompson to be forwarded to Austin for the signa-
ture of the Secretary of State, filed till I get her Power of atty
to be send on with the Certificate, for its authentication, My Son
Charles Sick- not dangerous-
Saturday the 261h. Cloudy- no rain- went with Anastacio
Caro to his House on the Attoyaque, found a Considerable number
of People, found two other Candidates there, Mr Pollock &
Ewbank, all of us (the candidates) addressed the crowd, and
dancing commenced immidiately after, and I returned home-
previously however I got a Power of attorney from Robt Mays
administrator on the Estate of James Shields to collect monay
coming to said Chields for military Services rendered in 1840-
on my arrival home I found my Son Charles very sick, having
had a Congestive chill, send for Doctor Irion at 11 oclock at
night- the Eastern mail arrived very late, rd a Letter from Wm
R. Gallagher, received several papers
Sunday the 27th Charles a little better, Doctor Irion pronounced
his chill last night to have been Congestive- at last we had a
tolorable good shower of rain, wrote a letter to Joseph Harrington
the Chief Justice of Angelina County, send by Judge Taylor
Monday the 28th Probate Court- got the Case of Joseph
Polvador Admr on Jose Santos's Estate laid over till next Court-
many persons in Town, Translated a Deed for Simon Wiess-
Lodge met, was up till midnight.
Tuesday 29th very hot- send a lot of Tickets to Melrose & to
Chirino Charles is recovered from his fever, getting well-
Wednesday July 30th 1851 Weather Cool & pleasant this morn-
ing, wrote a Letter to W. Larkin of Bastrop inquiring about J. P.
Brokman, requesting him to get me a Power of atty to get B's
Pay for services in my comp. in 1840. wrote a Letter on same
subject to Jno Brown (red) about John Park, the afternoon of
this day was as hot as any day we had this Summer; was told
by Larkin Lee that John Cochran one of my Soldiers of 1840 was
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