Saturday, May 29, 2010

Tuesday, May 29th, 1860

To day I went to see Sam Sharp. The hands finished laying by the corn. Weather changable & warm.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Monday, May 28th, 1860

To day we droped? the mill rocks. I went on Joseph Keen's note as security for $59.64 payable to Herndon's admst. Cousin Sally Dillard paid us a visit & remained to tea, a great woman Cousin Sally is. The hands still in the corn. Sam still sick. Weather clear dry & very warm.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sunday, May 27th, 1860


To day the little woman in company with Mr. Hepperla went to see her mother and in returning was thrown from Mustapha through the negligence of the one who fastened on the saddle. no hurt however only a little vexed. Bill & Martin made another load to day. Sam Sharp still sick. Weather clear dry & warm.




Crockett Argus, began publication in 1857. John C. Hepperla, publisher, died of typhoid fever at Camp McLeod, Va., in 1861. His office was located on the SW corner of the public square and he shared with W. A. Stewart and James M. Hall, who owned the building. Hepperla favored H.R. Runnels for governor in 1857, and opposed Sam Houston. "Come Now and Let Us Reason Together" was this paper's motto.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Saturday, May 26th, 1860

To day I went to Crockett and back having purchased a new ½ bushel Measure with the County seal thereon for the use of the Mill. The hands still at work in the corn. Sam still sick. Weather clear dry & warm.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Friday, May 25th, 1860

To day I settled in full with John Williams & discharged him and employed Mr. Perry to run the mill at 25$? per month. I had two travellers to dine with me. In the evening myself & wife went to see Sam Sharp who is still sick. The hands still at work in the corn. Weather changable, very dry & warm.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Thursday, May 24th, 1860

To day I returned the cart. The hands still in the corn. I went to see Sam Sharp in company with Billy Stewart, & returned home in the evening. weather changable & warm.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Wednesday, May 23rd, 1860

The hands still in the corn. To day I moved to the mill place with my little woman & commenced keeping house. Sam Sharp still sick. weather changable & warm.