Saturday, August 27, 2011

Tuesday, August 27th, 1861

To day I am busily engaged in writing answers to certain interrogatories propounded to me in the Dist. Court for Leon County. In the evening I was taken with severe fever which lasted all night. weather changeable, with occasional showers of rain and rather cool.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Monday, August 26th, 1861

To day I went up to the mill and assisted Harwell in grinding corn & wheat. Thomas & Silas Keen went to Crockett and returned in the evening with several letters for me. weather cloudy & showery.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Sunday, August 25th, 1861

To day John Harwell came down from the Mill and we went fishing with fine success, having caught a nice mess of perch. weather changeable and hot with hard rain nearly all night.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Saturday, August 24th, 1861

To day Father led my horse to Mr. Keen's shop and had him finely shod. In the evening the little woman & I with the children went fishing, but with poor success. weather changeable & hot.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Friday, August 23rd, 1861

To day I went fishing with Roberta and had fine success, having caught a large string of nice perch, and returned home in time to have them prepared for dinner. weather cloudy with occasional showers of rain.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Thursday, August 22nd, 1861

To day the little woman, Roberta & I went to spend the day with old man Keen & wife, where we remained for dinner. while there I had my mule Kate finely shod. we returned to Father's in the evening. weather cloudy with occasional showers of rain throughout the entire day.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Wednesday, August 21st, 1861

To day I went fishing with fine success. caught a nice mess. weather cloudy, and showery.