Saturday, February 19, 2011

Tuesday, February 19th, 1861

To day Charley Lund left Crockett for Liberty. I am still in Crockett in attendance upon Court. The celebrated case of Hall vs. Hall was dismissed, and my other cases were continued. In consequence of which I will not be compelled to remain as long as I contemplated. Father came in but returned home in the evening. weather changable & warm.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Monday, February 18th, 1861

To day I went to Crockett in company with Charley Lund to whom I loaned my horse Hawk to return to Liberty. The District Court of Houston County commenced its session. I am compelled to dance attendance on said Court during the whole term I fear. Father led my horse home in the evening. weather cloudy and unpleasant.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Sunday, February 17th, 1861

To day Charley Lund and I went down to Mother's and remained for dinner. we returned in the evening. weather clear & pleasant.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Saturday, February 16th, 1861

To day Charley Lund came to see me, who had just arrived from Liberty on the steamer Alamo as far as Cairo. we are still at work on the mill house. Bill ground 11½ bushels of corn. weather clear & cold with a hard freeze at night.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Friday, February 15th, 1861

To day Bill finished hauling shingles. we are still at work on the mill house. ground 1½ bushels of corn. weather cloudy & cold with a strong wind blowing from the North.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Thursday, February 14th, 1861

To day we are still working on the mill house. Bill hauling shingles. I ground 7 bushels of corn. weather clear & cold with a very high wind blowing from the S.W.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Wednesday, February 13th, 1861

To day Father went to Crockett. Mother came up to see the little woman & Florence. I bought 5 lbs. mutton tallow and 50 cts. for it having borrowed the money from Mother. we ground 30½ bushels of corn and 3 bushels of wheat. weather changable and cool.