Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Thursday, August 14th, 1862

To day I am very busy writing in the office of the war tax Collector. I purchased from Nicholas D. Hamil of Chambers County a very likely negro girl about 19 years old, by the name of Maria for which I paid him 1200$. Boys in the swamp getting out pughes. Sam Sharp is still at work on his rolls. Bill at work on the fence. weather changeable & hot. Ther: 95°.

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