Saturday, June 11, 2011

Tuesday, June 11th, 1861

To day very dull in the way of business. I was elected Captain of the Company of K.G.C.'s and put it through the manual of arms. weather changable and a very hard rain at night.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Monday, June 10th, 1861

To day Mrs. Gayle left on the Steamer Ruthven for Galveston. Frank Stewart commenced as watchman on the Steamers Swan & Alice. Edward L. Jones arrived from up the Country with pretty fair success. weather changeable & warm & showery at night.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Sunday, June 9th, 1861

To day Capt. Peacock returned with my horse Hawk. James Wrigley & family with C.C. Lund left in the cars for Houston to attend the meeting of the Grand Lodge. weather clear until evening when a severe gale came up changing the atmosphere from very warm to temperate. But little business doing.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Saturday, June 8th, 1861

To day I loaned my horse Hawk to Capt. Peacock to ride out to Mr. Boon's. I drew a legal contract between the Steamer Ruthven & hands to carry the mails of the Confederate States. weather clear & warm.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Friday, June 7th, 1861

To day I am engaged in the office. But little doing in the way of business. weather clear & very warm.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Thursday, June 6th, 1861

To day I went fishing in the river, with no success. nothing doing in the way of business. weather changeable, showery and very warm.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Wednesday, June 5th, 1861

To day Edward L. Jones started up the Country on a collecting tour. I am engaged in the office. at night James Wrigley returned home from Houston. weather cloudy, warm with occasional showers of rain.