Saturday, December 17, 2011

Tuesday, December 17th, 1861

To day the steamer Ruthven left for Galveston. I am engaged in tacking upon canvass on my new house, which is progressing slowly. weather clear and very warm for the season of the year.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Monday, December 16th, 1861

To day I am busily engaged in storing away freight. Business generally tolerably brisk. weather clear but rather warm.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Sunday, December 15th, 1861

To day the steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with considerable freight. weather cloudy and rather warm for the season.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Saturday, December 14th, 1861

To day I commenced tacking up canvass on my new house. Business pretty brisk in the way of selling goods. weather clear & warm.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Friday, December 13th, 1861

To day Capt. James Wrigley left on the steamer Ruthven for his quarters at Galveston. I am busy in the ware house. My residence is progressing slowly. weather cloudy & cold.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Thursday, December 12th, 1861

To day I am busily employed in writing deeds. I received a deed from Capt. Wrigley for the four lots upon which I am now erecting my new building. Mr. Hollsclaw returned from his visit home to work on my new house, which is progressing very slowly. Business dull. weather cloudy and cold.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Wednesday, December 11th, 1861

To day Capt. James Wrigley arrived on the steamer Ruthven from Galveston, on furlow. I am busy in ware house. business dull generally. weather cloudy with occasional showers of rain.