To day I remained in Baltimore attending to some small purchases. I visited the residence of Mr. John Numson and took dinner with the family. expenses of the day $1.50. weather warm & clear.
On this date . . . the 3rd day of August . . . in the year 1860 . . . while J.J. Hall and his son, James Madison Hall, are en route back home to Houston County, Texas from New York City . . . W.E. Moore, Asst. Marshal in Houston County, Texas enumerated the following Hall household at their Elkhart residence . . .