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corn for my horse, and took lodging for the night.  Supped on fried sausage, bread and milk.  Made a bargain with him to take a league of land in Austin's Colony, to clear it out for him,[45]  and take half myself.

Harry Davis Gary married the daughter of James Walker, who gave him the land on which he lives.  Has three children, and his wife's nephew, a youth of thirteen lives with him.  Yet all sleep in one room, and that a rough log house, open in every direction, and one door never closed.  A heavy storm of rain came on in the night, which beat on me where I slept.

[On back in pencil]

Sanders Walker 1/4 league
 
 


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The Diary of William Fairfax Gray, from Virginia to Texas, 1835-1837
Copyright 1997 William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas