Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Friday, May 25th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse during the forenoon. In the evening I remained at home and painted another shutter to the little room. Mrs. Buckley and Johnny Wrigley arrived on the cars from Houston. Capt. John W. Redmond still here. At night I attended a party given at the Court house and remained there until late at night or rather early in the morning. Weather variable and warm with occasional showers of rain.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Thursday, May 24th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse during the forenoon. In the evening I remained at home and painted one shutter to the little room. I am still suffering with the itch. Capt. John W. Redmond is still here. Weather variable & warm with a tremendous rain which lasted for several hours.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Wednesday, May 23rd, 1866

To day the steamer Royal Arch left for Galveston. I worked at the warehouse all the forenoon and drove up town in the evening. Capt. Redmond came home and is still here. I am still suffering with the itch. Weather variable and warm with a light sprinkling rain.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Tuesday, May 22nd, 1866

To day the steamer Royal Arch arrived from Galveston, with a little freight on board. I worked at the warehouse. Capt. John W. Redmond came home having got in a drunken spree, lost his horse, saddle, blanket and coat and remained in the prairie all night. Hicks is engaged in hauling freight. He carried two chairs and the centre table to the shop for repairs. He brought home the curtain frames for the windows. Weather clear and pleasant.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Monday, May 21st, 1866

The forenoon of to day I worked at the warehouse. In the evening I worked at home painting the gallery and steps. Capt. John W. Redmond rode off and remained all day. Weather variable and warm.
 

Friday, May 20, 2016

Sunday, May 20th, 1866

To day I wrote a little in this journal, and then walked down to the [Trinity] river. I am suffering with diarrhea. The river is rising very fast. John W. Redmond is still here and suffering with rheumatism. Weather cloudy and cool, with occasional showers of rain.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Saturday, May 19th, 1866

To day I worked at the warehouse in the forenoon. In the evening I walked up town in company with Col. Wrigley in order to attend a meeting of the City Counsil, which did not meet however in consequence of a very hard rain, which lasted all the evening. Capt. John W. Redmond finished putting on the second coat of paint on the house. Hicks is engaged hauling cotton from the cars to the warehouse. Weather variable and pleasant, after the rain.