Saturday, September 17, 2011

Tuesday, September 17th, 1861

To day Dan Dailey & Dr. Storie left in Dailey's buggy & I rode my mule; we traveled together 30 miles and stoped for the night at Colleta at Alderman's where I lost my breast pin with the little woman's daguerreotype likeness in it. weather clear & hot. expenses $1.50.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Monday, September 16th, 1861

To day I left on my mule Kate in route for Liberty. While in Crockett had a settlement with G.F. Moore in which I agreed to let him ? my Henry 1/3 league of land in Denton & 640 acres in Jack Counties. I also gave him my note for $146. He agreed to convey me 640 acres in Coryell County & surrender me a bond for his locative interest in some other claims. I then rode to Dan Dailey's and staid there for the night. weather cloudy with hard rain all the evening. expenses $1.50.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sunday, September 15th, 1861

To day the little woman & Fawn came up in the buggy to the mill & spent the day with me. They returned to Father's in the evening after bidding me a Good Bye & God speed. weather clear and hot.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Saturday, September 14th, 1861

To day I rode to Crockett to arrange some business preparitory to my departure for Liberty. I returned to the mill in the evening. The mill ground 15 bushels of corn. weather cloudy with occasional showers of rain.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Friday, September 13th, 1861

To day the Little woman & Roberta came up to the mill to see me. We went fishing with no success. They returned to Father's in the evening. The mill ground 13 bushels of corn. weather clear & hot.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Thursday, September 12th, 1861

To day Father, the little woman, Fawn, Roberta & Toby visited the mill and returned in the evening. I went fishing with no success. The mill ground but 6 bushels of corn. weather clear & hot.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Wednesday, September 11th, 1861

To day the little woman & Roberta came up to the mill to see me. I ground 23 bushels of corn also some flour for the little woman. They returned to Father's in the evening. I caught a find 4 lb. trout out of the mill pond which I enjoyed finely for supper. weather clear & hot.