Saturday, May 14, 2011

Tuesday, May 14th, 1861

To day I am circulating generally in and about the store with nothing doing. weather cloudy & warm but rather pleasant.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Monday, May 13th, 1861

To day the Steamer Ruthven came up from Galveston with Charley Lund in company with Miss Lizzie Robinson as passenger. He (Lund) having been absent from home for the past 2 weeks. James Wrigley left on the Steamer for Galveston. business very dull. weather changable throughout the day but a very hard rain at night.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sunday, May 12th, 1861

To day the steamer Alamo, Capt. McKee came up and was detained here some time on account of the rail road hands failing or refusing to open the draw in the bridge. after a couple of hours detention she was enabled to pass through. weather changable in the day and a hard storm & rain throughout the night.

Saturday, May 11th, 1861

To day I am engaged in the office, doing but little business however. In the evening I went up to town and remained there for some time drilling the K.G.C.'s. weather changable and pleasant.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Friday, May 10th, 1861

To day the steamer Lone Star passed up the river bound for Hall's bluff with a good load on board, T.W. Reed and several others of my acquaintance being on board homeward bound. The river is falling. weather clear and pleasant.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Thursday, May 9th, 1861

To day I am engaged generally as salesman both in the store and in the ware house with very little doing however. weather clear and pleasant.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Wednesday, May 8th, 1861

To day George Gordon came up in command of the Steamer Ruthven, Capt. Peacock being sick and confined. I am engaged in the office and but little business doing. weather clear and warm.