Saturday, November 27, 2010

Tuesday, November 27th, 1860

To day I went to Fathers to procure some hands to assist in fixing the dam. John Harwell went to Wortham's Mill for lumber to repair the Mill. weather rainy & disagreeable.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Monday, November 26th, 1860

To day John WILLIAMS came over, and in consequence of the rain & high water was compelled to remain all night. The levee of the mill gave way & a rent in dam was made about 26 feet wide. weather cool with hard rain all day, stopping any kind of business.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Sunday, November 25th, 1860

To day I went to Hall's bluff in company with Mr. LUND & saw him safely across the river. I stoped and took dinner at Mothers. weather cloudy & cool with occasional showers of rain. Toby came home with me.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Saturday, November 24th, 1860

To day I (went) ducking with Mr. Lund and walked down to Mother's where we took dinner. The mill ground 39 bushels of corn. weather clear but cold.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Friday, November 23rd, 1860

To day Charles LUND of Liberty came to see me. we went to Fathers. no business done in consequence of the rain. at night the wind came out of the north and we had ice & a hard freeze.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Thursday, November 22nd, 1860

To day it rained the entire time & was very disagreeable so much as that no out doors business could be done.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Wednesday, November 21st, 1860

To day Mother came up to see Florence who is now much better. John Harwell killed 2 ducks. weather cloudy & cool.