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t his uncommon youthfulness of temperament and appearance diminished the inequality. After some delay, principally on account of the unsettled state of his business, they were married October 3, 1843, at Lynch's Station, near Shelbyville, Kentucky, the home of Mr. Hancock. It may be remembered that, when General Johnston retired from the War Office, it was his intention to engage in agricultural pursuits. In partnership with a friend, he purchased the China Grove plantation, in Brazoria County, Texas. General Johnston describes it thus: It consists of 1,500 acres of cotton-land, between 300 and 400 acres cleared, with gin, fences, etc.; and 4,428 acres of rich prairie, affording fine grass for stock, and every way more suitable for the production of sugar-cane than richer bottom-lands. The location is very convenient to the market, being about thirty-five miles from Galveston by land, and twelve miles from the navigable waters of the bay. The estate was undoubtedly valuable, bu
is moral plane, from which an unworthy act would hopelessly banish them. When I went to Brazoria County I was a lad of sixteen, with health and strength somewhat impaired by too rapid growth, and father. There are in it some old-fashioned lessons of patriotism that will bear revival: Brazoria County, January 4, 1848. I have the opportunity, my dear Will, of writing a few lines to you, ad you perceive I use my privilege. Your affectionate father, A. Sidney Johnston. Brazoria County, Texas, December 11, 1848. my dear will: Your last letter, giving renewed assurance of the sany important points, its standard of the world. While General Johnston was planting in Brazoria County, a political revolution occurred which again changed the current of his fate. The Whig parller explanation of the foregoing statements, the following letters are now introduced: Brazoria County, Texas, December 2, 1848. Dear Hancock: Your letter of the 10th November has been received,