Saturday, August 18, 2012

Monday, August 18th, 1862

To day I am busy assisting Sam H. Sharp* in making out his rolls as Assessor & Collector of Liberty County. The steamer Ruthven left for Galveston. The boys are at work in the swamp getting out cypress pughes. Bill is engaged in hauling them home. weather clear & hot. Ther: 95°. [*Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa of the Keeper of this blog.]

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